The childhood home of alleged serial killer Robert Durst is for sale. The Scarsdale, New York house located at 27 Hampton Rd can be yours for a meager $3.8 million.
That’s right! You too can now experience the feeling of living in a house that was once the home of a multiple murderer. Perhaps you would like to raise your children in such a place.
But you had better hurry. Notoriety from the recent documentary about his life and Robert Durst’s re-arrest on murder charges are sure to place this house in high demand and the price might go up as a result.
It is also located in Scarsdale, one of New York’s most exclusive and wealthiest towns, just 20 miles north of Manhattan. The property taxes there are high, but the city’s public schools are rated among the best in the country.
27 Hampton Rd boasts 7 bedrooms and 6 and a half bathrooms over 6, 407 square feet of space. The house is a two story Normandy stone Tudor located on a tree lined lane in the Fox Meadow neighborhood.
It also has 5 fireplaces, sweeping marble staircases salvaged from the original Waldorf-Astoria, hardwood floors, beamed ceilings and custom millwork. Then there is the meticulously maintained Ludowici tiled roof, custom designed chandelier resembling basket of roses, classic wood-paneled library, peaceful solarium, and separate guest/maid’s quarters.
Oh, and there’s also a three car attached garage, a covered stone portico in back and stone terrace outside dining room integrate the home with the private, beautifully landscaped grounds.
It is also within walking distance from the quaint Scarsdale Village shopping area, tennis courts, town library, and train station where it’s only a 32 minute ride to Grand Central Station in Manhattan.
The listing in Zillow describes the house as a, “Grand and gracious setting for elegant entertaining and relaxed everyday living. Lovely Close to elementary and high schools.”