One thing I’ve learned since moving to Westchester is how obsessed everyone is with real estate: how big their own house is, how big their friend’s house is, what towns have higher taxes, which have better schools. But really, even those who live in million dollar houses, are mere mortals in Westchester. Where else can the million dollar mark count as middle class? (Argh!)
So let’s play a little game on Wee Westchester. In a reoccuring series, we’ll take a look at some of the most expensive homes in the area, and find out who lives there. Like this $17,900,000 manse on 13 acres in Bedford Hills.
Can you guess who calls this magnificent estate home? Hint: The homeowners are not famous.The up-to-date 26-room, 1895 home has 8 bedrooms and 9 full baths (and 9 half baths). How could you possibly need that many bathrooms? There are magnificent gardens, a pool, a tennis court, a guest cottage, a 6 car garage as well as Lord & Burnham Greenhouse. The kitchen has been updated, and the hallways seem like they go on forever.
If you click on the listing on Houlihan Lawrence, you’ll see the house has a spectacular chandeliered-entrance as well as antique fireplaces so big that you could probably stand inside of them. The dining room sports an extra-long 16-person table. I was intrigued with the rouched-like ceiling in the family room. It’s pretty incredible.
So who lives in this palatial horse farm and estate?
The home was purchased by Jatinder and Sharon Dhall in 2006 for $9.6 million dollars. According to LinkedIn, Sharon Dhall works in auto originations at JP Morgan Chase. Ricky Dhall is listed as the president of Seena International, an apparel company.
What’s their tax bill? $142,329. Wowzas!