August 12, 2022

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Mansion in Mendon listed for $1.3M

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What is thought to be the Rochester area’s greatest single-tale solitary-spouse and children residence, constructed during 1966 and ’67 for self-designed millionaire William J. Brown and his spouse, Janice, has been stated for sale for $1,295,000.

Situated at 200 Sheldon Street in Mendon, and at the time characterized by Cynthia Howk of the Landmark Culture of Western New York as suburban Rochester’s original “trophy dwelling,” the sprawling pinkish-white brick ranch includes 10,593-sq.-toes of residing place break up between a major home (measuring much more than 8,400 square feet) with a heated 45-foot indoor swimming pool, and a visitor house (measuring far more than 2,100 square feet).

In all, there are eight bedrooms, 11 bogs (eight total and three 50 %) and six fireplaces. A wonderful place with 17-foot ceilings is just off the key entrance, and the huge kitchen has a breakfast nook.

The semi-circular driveway stretches additional than a mile, according to a 1979 Moments-Union story, and the garage can accommodate up to 5 vehicles.

Available as a result of Howard Hanna Real Estate Providers, the thoroughly gated estate — originally dubbed Brown Manor — sits on additional than 21 acres of land less than a mile west of Mendon Ponds Park.

The house was produced by regional architect Don Hershey, renowned for his mid-century fashionable types. Prior to his death in 1993 at age 89, Hershey, who designed close to 500 houses in the Rochester location, typically spoke of Frank Lloyd Wright as a important inspiration, states donhershey.com, a site devoted to Hershey’s life and operate.

Nonetheless, you would be tough-pressed to discern that impact when viewing 200 Sheldon Street from the road. 

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