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Whitestone was once a large part of an estate owned by Francis Lewis, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, and was named after the white limestone that once lay on the shores of the East River. Dutch settlers from that era used the white limestone as a local landmark. During the Revolutionary War, Lewis' estate was raided by the English, his house burned to the ground, and his wife taken prisoner. His wife had been treated poorly by the British soldiers while in captivity, which ultimately led to her death shortly after being released during a prisoner exchange. Eventually, the area was named Clintonville after the former governor of New York, Dewitt Clinton. There is a street in Whitestone named Clintonville Street that still commemorates his name. It would be in the 19th Century that upper-class New Yorkers began building mansions in the Whitestone area. In the 1920s, the Long Island Rail Road service would contribute significantly to its growth.

Those who own property in Whitestone, New York, enjoy all the great amenities you would expect to find in the Big Apple. This is a walking community, with all kinds of walking tours featuring a wide range of themes. Residents enjoy the Bohemian Culture Walk and the In-Depth Walking Tours, among other similar tours that take place in the Queens area. Additionally, there are many historical locations and museums to visit near the Whitestone community. The New York Hall of Science situated in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park is a great place to go for all ages and features award-winning exhibits and a total of 160,000 square-feet of exhibition space both indoors and outdoors. On top of that, this prestigious community has many parks and natural outdoor spaces for residents to enjoy, such as the Queens Botanical Garden, the Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, and Harvey Park. For those who love a night out on the town, Queens has numerous fine dining options, pubs, nightclubs, and shopping centers, as well as many other activities for all ages.

The unwritten rule in Whitestone is that no one home can be identical. With that said, this community prides itself on having some of the most beautiful homes in the city of New York. Most homes in this community are custom built, featuring different architectural styles, floor plans, and range from 2,000 square-feet to 5,000 square-feet and sit on large lots ranging from 4,000 to 9,000 square feet. Additionally, there are a number of high-end condos and apartments ranging in size and price in Whitestone. If you are interested in learning more about this lovely community, please call us today so we may assist you.

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3 Beds 3 Baths 3543707 MLS
Welcome to this custom-built brick colonial in the heart of Whitestone. Beautifully renovated in 2003, this home is adorned with high end imported finishes and materials. As you step inside, you're greeted by a grand entry foyer with a cathedral ceiling and adorned with porcelain flooring. A home embellished with detailed venetian plaster crown moldings exudes timeless elegance and architectural sophistication. The spacious living room with its picture window allows ample natural light to flood the room. It flows seamlessly to the formal dining room that offers great space for gatherings. A fully equipped custom eat-in kitchen featuring, granite countertops, an abundance of custom cherry wood cabinets and premium appliances combines aesthetic charm with practicality. The great room is situated off the kitchen and features a cozy wood-burning fireplace, perfect for chilly evenings. The glass door linking the kitchen to the outdoor patio and yard seamlessly blends indoor to outdoor living. The elegant staircase design combines the durability of imported marble with classic appeal of custom iron railing providing elegance, functionality and visual charm. The entire first level is heated by radiant heat. The second -floor landing provides access to a front balcony, offering a charming outdoor retreat from the upper level of the house. Upstairs, you'll find three large bedrooms and two baths all featuring hardwood floors . The primary bedroom is highlighted by a large walk in closet and a full bath boasting a luxurious soaking tub and a bidet, adding a touch of relaxation and comfort to the space. Downstairs, a large walk-out basement awaits, complete with an open layout , providing a versatile space that seamlessly connects to the outdoors. The outdoor space is perfect for entertaining and is equipped with a built -in BBQ and pizza oven imported from Italy providing a convenient cooking area. Just seconds from Francis Lewis Park, this location is perfect for those who love to enjoy the outdoors and accessing all highways and two bridges.

3-18 148th Street, Whitestone

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