Sotheby's International Realty - Upper Nyack, NY

"Bennett-Deyrup" House. Extraordinary circa 1887 Queen Anne Victorian, located on Hudson Riv with rocky beach, and underwent a masterful $4,000,000 renovated 10 years ago. Classic asymmetrical exterior design with an array of materials, balconies, turret, roof lines, belvedere, windows and more. Completely gutted and rebuilt. All original materials preserved and restored. Home was featured on the cover of 1887 Rockland Journal. Period features include: embossed "lincrusta" ceilings and walls; many stained glass windows; art glass windows; 8 fireplaces, 4 with original raised Victorian tile work, and 4 decorative stone mantels. Modern technology: 7 zone heat and 4 zone air conditioning. Systems: alarm/video and speakers. Home theater and more. Best perhaps is rich history. Alvin Johnson/Deyrup co-founded New School of Social Research and commenced "university in exile" program to save 200 German/Jewish professors from persecution during the 1930's. Also home to painter Dorothy Deyrup. Huge yard with pergola, pond, and 3 levels of grassy lawn to the Hudson River. Walk to village.