Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
Upper Brookville's 'Gossip Girl' house for sale
If you've got $12.9 million and are a big fan of television's "Gossip Girl", why not buy this 5-acre estate where two episodes of the show's upcoming season were filmed?
The Villa at Chestnut Hill, where scenes for a "white party" for the show take place, has just gone on the market with Shawn Elliott Luxury Homes & Estates. The gated five-bedroom mansion boasts nearly 15,000 square feet, a grand foyer with dual wraparound staircases, a 65-foot ballroom, a gym and a glass-enclosed salt water swimming pool. The third story cupola affords a 365-degree view of the manicured grounds and neighboring Planting Fields Arboretum.
The listing agents are Angela Rothenberg and Kim Greenberg. Greenberg owns the home with fiancee and real estate developer, Fred Rudd. The former owner was chop-shop king Michael Pescatore.
Greenberg and Rudd have made many improvements to the property since purchasing it from the government for $8.3 million in 2007, beating out dozens of bidders. "They went above and beyond in every detail," Elliott says. "They've taken it to a level far above the previous owner."
Elliott says that recently, a Kohl's commercial was filmed at the estate, and in June rapper Ludacris filmed an At&T commericial there as well.