A Peek at a Rockland Champion's Castle

Dr. Martha MacGuffie's New City home—a consummate castle—is on the market

In March, Patch and Rockland , a renowned surgeon and pioneer for women in the workplace.

MacGuffie was accepted in medical school in 1945, and went on to become a successful plastic and reconstructive surgeon. MacGuffie also founded a charity to combat AIDS, traveling to Kenya several times. Later in life, MacGuffie was the inspiration for a Piermont resident's .

MacGuffie's home—which also served as her practice—was a castle nestled in New City, now on the market for about $2 million. The abode boats stone inside and out, winding passageways (and a few secret ones, too) and eight acres that house a stable and barn for horses. There are also plenty of unicorns—MacGuffie's favorite creature of myth—on stained glass windows, tapestries and stone carvings.

The above gallery affords readers a look inside. Thanks to, , Associate Broker at Better Homes and Gardens/Rand Realty, for showing us around.

The details:

  • Year built: 1920
  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Fireplaces: 6
  • Finished square feet: 5,000
  • Acres: 8
  • Includes: wooded yard, pool, barn and stable for horses
  • Price: $1,875,000

Want a virtual tour? Click here.

Joan K January 12, 2013 at 04:01 PM
This piece of history was recently sold. Lucky folks that were able to get it.


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