House Tours

Each year, members are invited to tour one of Bronxville’s many historic homes. Houses have included the oldest home in Bronxville, a 1920s Tudor-style home, an 1870 stone mansion, a 1910s Italian Renaissance style home, and other gracious Bronxville estates.

42 Masterton Road

A Treasure from the 20s, 2006

The robust design of 42 Masterton Road, built by architect George H. Pohle in 1927, incorporates a turret, exposed beams, high ceilings and leaded glass windows. The tour proved to be a mini-education in the distinguishing hallmarks that constitute Art Déco, the style that dominated the 1920s and ’30s in both...
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Bowman Beauty

A Bowman Beauty, 2005

Lewis Bowman, Bronxville’s premier architect in the 1920s and early 1930s, built this house as a studio for himself in 1924, the same year that he created more than a quarter of the total of 53 houses that he designed for village residents. Bowman’s stone cottage, with terra cotta roofs,...
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Sarah Lawrence

Estate Homes of Sarah Lawrence College, 2004

Not just one but two grand houses and two of Bronxville’s most noted architects were highlighted in the fall house tour of 2004.  The splendid stone neo-Tudor house at 935 Kimball Road built by Lewis Bowman in 1924 – better known today as the home of the president of Sarah...
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21 Ridge Road

An Italianate Villa, 2003

A second of the earliest houses in Sagamore Park, 21 Ridge Road, sits at the curve of that street atop the high ridge that overlooks the valley to the east. The Italian Renaissance-style residence was built for L.D. Garrett, who sold it shortly thereafter, and of the subsequent half dozen...
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Edgewater on the Historic Hudson, 2022

As guests of preservationist Dick Jenrette, the fall of 2002 brought a unique opportunity for Conservancy members who were invited to board the sleek cruiser “SeaStreak” and head up the Hudson River for an afternoon at enchanting “Edgewater.” Built in 1825 on the Hudson River in upstate New York, the...
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The Oakledge Mansion, 2001

The original manor house was built in 1870 for John Masterton, early founder Alexander Masterton’s youngest son, a politician and banker. In1884 he was arrested and soon lost his house and all his assets for using depositors’ money for speculating in mining stocks. Later owners, generous philanthropists, became well-known for...
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Ernest Quantrell House

The Ernest Quantrell House, 2000

Sagamore Park was a residential development north of Lawrence Park that was created by a syndicate of local citizens. Two pairs of stone gateposts with lanterns were placed at the park’s two entrances on Avon Road, columns and lanterns that have been restored by the Conservancy. The park encompassed property...
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abijah morgan house

Abijah Morgan House, 1999

In the organization’s inaugural year, more than 100 villagers strolled through the historic Abijah Morgan House, the oldest in Bronxville. Its location on the Old Post Road, the major area thoroughfare dating back to the 18th century, may have contributed to local legends that for years related its history to...
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