A Lincoln Parkway mansion sold yesterday for nearly $2 million. The five-bedroom, four+ bathroom circa-1923 manor traded hands for $1,956,801, just under its $1.999 million asking price. The property was sold to Floss Roots LLC and was sold by Ruth Barnes.
The Henry W. Wendt House, a Tudor Revival-Jacobean Revival, was constructed with Onondaga limestone (architects Franklyn J. and William A. Kidd) and has 5,638 sq.ft. of living space. Henry Wendt and his brother William founded Buffalo Forge Company.
From the listing by Karen Baker Levin of Howard Hanna:
Extraordinary, Exquisite, and Enchanting. Filled with amazing architectural detail and design, this stunning stone mansion needs to be seen to be appreciated. An elegant entranceway welcomes you with its gracious foyer, sensational staircase and wonderful woodwork. The luxurious living room with magnificent moldings and gorgeous fireplace is perfect for small gatherings or large entertainments. The sunlit solarium is perfect as a music room or a special place to relax and unwind. The breathtaking dining room showcases designer paint and trim work, fireplace and French doors with fabulous views of the lavish landscaping, stone patios, and pool. An incredible kitchen is a chefs delight with custom cabinetry, loads of counter space, breakfast bar and top of the line appliances. 2nd floor boasts 5 large bedrooms and 3 full baths. 3rd floor is more spectacular spaces for work and play. The 3 car garage is complete with a pool changing room and charming apartment. Professionally decorated with the finest of finishes, it’s a premier property on the parkway. Just steps away from the Albright Knox, Hoyt Lake and the Elmwood Village .. I’d like to Welcome you to your home!
More about its history and architectural features can be found on Buffalo Architecture and History.
Following are photos from the listing: