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    North of NYC North of NYC By Houlihan Lawrence By Houlihan Lawrence by

    Nick Churton of Mayfair International Realty took a step closer to heaven when he visited a magical realm only an hour away from Manhattan now being sold through Houlihan Lawrence.

    Musical prodigy and one of Hollywood’s all-time most celebrated and talented composers, Marvin Hamlisch, left some wonderful scores and memories when he tragically passed away too young just a few years ago. But he had one creative project that, until now, was known only to his family, friends and close collaborators – his house. Every inch of this exquisite home was carefully planned or commissioned by Mr Hamlisch – it must have been a labour of love. It was his composition, his magnum opus in property.

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    Without doubt some inspiration for it all must have been the beautiful 4.6-acre hilltop location in Bedford, New York. It is magnificent. From here one can see three states, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. To the far north across the Hudson Valley are the Catskill Mountains. Nearer at hand are hundreds of square miles of wooded hillside that in autumn turn into a riot of russet. And sometimes, when white clouds softly blanket the valley below and all that can be seen are the surrounding hilltops, this place becomes ethereal ...

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