Merestead

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Merestead
Merestead is located in New York
Merestead
Location Byram Lake Rd., Mount Kisco, New York
Coordinates 41°10′31″N 73°42′19″W / 41.17528°N 73.70528°W / 41.17528; -73.70528Coordinates: 41°10′31″N 73°42′19″W / 41.17528°N 73.70528°W / 41.17528; -73.70528
Area 136 acres (55 ha)
Built c.1850, c.1907
Architect Delano & Aldrich
Architectural style Georgian Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 84003431[1]
Added to NRHP September 27, 1984

Merestead, also known as the former Sloane Estate, is a historic home located at Mount Kisco, Westchester County, New York. It was the country estate of William Sloane, president of W. & J. Sloane. It includes a neo-Georgian mansion completed in 1907. It was designed by Delano and Aldrich and is a 2 12-story, rectangular mansion with open porches on the ends and a 1 12-story service wing. Also on the property are 12 other contributing buildings: a garden house (c. 1907), two garages (c. 1907), carriage house, (c. 1907), a tenant house (c. 1850), cow barn (c. 1907), stable (late 19th century), storage / playhouse building (early 20th century), and four small shed / outbuildings date to about 1900.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]

The estate is now a park owned by Westchester County. Tours of the mansion are offered on a limited basis by appointment only.

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