For Sale

72 Post Road, Old Westbury, NY 11568

Listing Provided by Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty




Full Baths


Half Bath



Nestled away from the hustle and bustle, this 15.54-acre estate exudes pristine and peaceful beauty, enveloped by serene ponds and picturesque woodlands. As you make your way down the tree-lined driveway, you'll be greeted by gently rolling fields adorned with specimen trees, offering endless possibilities for equestrian and outdoor recreational activities. Formerly a part of the John Shaffer Phipps and Margarita Grace Phipps estate, now famously known as the historic Old Westbury Gardens, this property comprises five lots, with potential for future subdivision. The estate was purchased by Michael Grace Phipps, the accomplished polo player and son of John Shaffer Phipps, where it was used to quarantine and train polo ponies. The estate features a variety of charming buildings, including a four-bedroom artist's studio, a cozy country house, a spacious tin barn, three-bedroom cottages, the original ice house, laundry and horse stalls, and a five-bay garage with an expansive workshop. The property is directly adjacent to the 216-acre Old Westbury Gardens, allowing for easy access to its breathtaking scenery and renowned history. This unique and rare property awaits its next chapter, offering limitless possibilities for its new owner. Whether you choose to create your own dream estate or develop a luxurious subdivision, this property is a true gem waiting to be discovered. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity !

Features of 72 Post Road

MLS# 3475494
Price $4,800,000
Total Taxes $181,652
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms 6
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Lot Square Footage 148,975
Acres 3.42
Year Built 1936
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Farmhouse
Status Active

Community Information

Address 72 Post Road
City Old Westbury
County Nassau
State NY
Zip Code 11568


Features Level, Private, Possible Sub Division
Parking Private, Detached, 4+ Car Detached
# of Garages 4
Garages Private, Detached, 4+ Car Detached
View Panoramic
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool No


Interior Hardwood
Interior Features 1st Floor Bedrm, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Den/Family Room, Eat-in Kitchen, Formal Dining Room, Living Room / Dining Room, Powder Room, Storage, Walk-In Closet(s), Pantry
Heating Oil, Hot Water
Cooling Central Air
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 2
Has Basement Yes
Basement Bilco Door(s), Partial, Unfinished


Exterior Frame, Wood Siding
Lot Description Level, Private, Possible Sub Division
Construction Frame, Wood Siding

School Information

District Westbury
Middle Westbury Middle School
High Westbury High School

Additional Information

Listing Provided Courtesy of: Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty; 631-692-6770

Date Listed May 3rd, 2023
Days on Market 26
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No
HOA Fees $0
Broker Agency Compensation 2
Buyer Agency Compensation 2

Offer is made only to participants of the MLS where the listing is filed.

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