Astor Courts. Grand Beaux Arts Mansion designed ny Stanford White for John Jacob Astor as part of the Ferncliff Estate. Originally known as Ferncliff Casino, converted to a private residence in 1941. Magnificent restoration. Grand entry hall. Marble indoor pool. Indoor clay tennis court. 50 acres on the Hudson River. Fabulous views. Long private drive.
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Astor Courts: Set along the Hudson River, this architectural masterwork was originally part of Ferncliff, the vast country estate of John Jacob Astor IV. Perched high on a crest to take full advantage of the glorious river views, the residence was designed by celebrated Gilded Age architect Stanford White in 1906.Incomparable period detailing has been restored throughout the regally scaled residence, which displays the artistry and craftsmanship of its distinguished roots. A diamond-patterned marble terrace, indoor pool and indoor clay tennis court count among the many remarkable highlights that make this an exceptional showplace for entertaining.Offering extensive frontage along the majestic river, this totally private setting is set within Rhinebeck's premier estate area, only minutes from the charming village.