Amy Axelrod enjoyed instant success in real estate as Rookie of the Year her first year in the business, and as part of the top-producing team at her previous brokerage firm. She draws on the unparalleled resources at Compass to optimize the level of service for her diverse clientele comprised of buyers and sellers from NYC and overseas, investors, first-time home buyers and pied-a-terre seekers alike.
Amy's achievements in real estate were natural given the fine example that came from her mother, a veteran broker of 30 years. She developed a strong background in sales and service in the fashion industry prior to realizing that real estate was where she belonged.
Working with Amy, you are assured utmost dedication and a comprehensive knowledge of trends and the different neighborhoods. She is thoroughly committed to finding buyers the perfect fit in a property, and helping sellers achieve top dollar for the home they've long enjoyed. Amy's passion for design and vision for the potential of space is an added bonus for clients when walking into an empty space, or staging a home for sale.
A Gramercy resident, Amy transformed her apartment into her own after a gut renovation. She appreciates the fact that each client has his or her own style, and that each home has something special to offer.
Originally from New Jersey, Amy holds a degree in Retail Management from Syracuse University. Her favorite hobbies include skiing, tennis, interior decorating and travel, especially throughout Europe.
Westchester Estate - 181 Mead Street
Offered for the first time in 25 years, this spectacular estate is nestled on over 10 lush, private acres, including 300 feet of direct waterfront on Lake Waccubuc.
Set in Westchester County, an hour's drive north of Manhattan, this idyllic sanctuary is a rare opportunity to own your own slice of heaven. Arrive via a charming, winding lane, flanked by stone walls, and take in the sprawling 9,900+/- square foot Nantucket style residence accented with a gabled roof, dormers and bay windows. Inside, you'll find six bedrooms — five of which offer tranquil lake views from Juliet balconies — including a master wing with a spa-like en suite bathroom and upstairs sitting area. Oversized living and dining spaces and a well-appointed chef's kitchen, make this a home that begs to entertain city-weary guests with long weekends of country living.
On the expansive property, dotted with swaths of lawn and old-growth trees, you'll find an infinity swimming pool with spectacular views of the lake, a cascading waterfall, year - round Jacuzzi spa, two golf greens built by renowned Home Green Advantage, a one-bedroom guesthouse with separate utilities, plus a rustic boathouse and 100-foot dock. The property is outfitted with professional lighting throughout, highlighting its most beautiful features, especially at night.
Waccabuc is a historic hamlet located often called "New York's secret suburb". The town of Waccabuc with it's fewer than 500 residents, includes a number of privacy-conscious CEOs and celebrities among it's dwellers. Lakefront properties in this bucolic getaway are few and rarely available. This spectacular estate has only been available twice in 75 years! Don't let this truly special offering pass you by.