Location: 4 Deer Run, Sparkill
Description: Known as Treetops, this Italianate Victorian has been the weekend home of actress and former MGM contract star Arlene Dahl and her sixth husband, perfume bottle designer Marc Rosen, since the mid-1980s.
Hollywood stars who have wined and dined at Arlene Dahl’s Rockland County estate over the years include Liza Minnelli, Joan Rivers, Helen Hayes, Joan Collins and Ginger Rogers. Dahl, the flame-haired star of two dozen movies in the 1940s and ’50s, has written 15 books on beauty and astrology, including Always Ask a Man: Arlene Dahl’s Key to Femininity in 1965. Starting in 1951 and running for 20 years, she wrote a three-times-a-week syndicated column on beauty.
Built in 1859, the 3,830-square-foot home has six bedrooms, three full bathrooms and one partial bath. It sits on a 9-acre lot.
Asking price: $5.5 million, price drop by $1 million
Selling points: Original architectural and design details in the three-story home include period moldings, high ceilings, marble mantels, hardwood floors, louvered shutters, a mansard roof and charming front and back porches. Amenities include a three-story red barn, three fireplaces, a swimming pool, gardens and specimen trees, and a large private lawn.
Listing agent: Richard Ellis, Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty
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