Phipps Mansion, Estate of the Day
Cornelia Guest's Templeton isn't the only grand home in Old Westbury, New York for sale. The Phipps estate was built in 1930 by the famed architectural firm Delano and Aldrich. The Georgian-style estate is on 20 wooded acres that include a garden, fishpond, waterfall, vegetable garden, tennis court, heated pool, a five-bedroom apartment and a three-bedroom caretaker's house.
The main home has parquet and marble floors, high ceilings, deep moldings, pine paneling in the library, carved wooden fireplace mantelpieces and hand-painted wallpapers also contribute to the interior's splendor. The home includes a breakfast room, greenhouse, a master bedroom with a hall of closets, additional bedrooms with fireplaces and a second-floor staff area. It is listed at $11.5 million.
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Gallery: Phipps Mansion