Riverdale is a Special Natural Area District of New York where the nature is well preserved, it is serene and yet only 15-20 min from midtown. Restaurants of various cuisines. Near Ethical Cultural Fieldston School, Horace Mann, Riverdale Country School, Various Yeshivas, International Leadership Charter High School and The Manhattan College. Take a leisurely stroll to the park or grocery store along tree-lined streets. New York City's 3rd largest park, the beautiful Van Cortland Park which 1,146 acres of sheer beauty, feauturing all sorts of new pathways, even an EQUESTRIAN facility in the park (Riverdale Stables). Nearby transportation includes subway (the #1 train @ 242nd St Station), BxM3, BxM2,Bx7,Bx10,Bx20 and the Metro North with a shuttle service (Marble Hill Station,Spuyten Duyvil, Riverdale). If you prefer driving, it's pure pleasure driving over the scenic west side highway with full view of the hudson river, building is centrally located, 1 min from the west side highway 9A & Saw Mill Pkwy and about 3 minutes from the Deegan expressway I-87. Just a few minutes from the George Washington Bridge if you need to go to NJ, about 15 minutes from the RFK bridge formerly known as Tri-Boro for access to Queens and Brooklyn. New York Presbiterian (The Allen Hospital) known for being the number one hospital in the world for spine surgeries is just down the street. If you love being close to the city but want none of the noise, then Riverdale is the hidden Gem you have been looking for!
This beautiful home sits on a .5 acre lot with an additional adjacent .25 acre lot available, making this one of the largest properties currently available in Riverdale
An Architectural Masterpiece has been completely custom renovated with impeccable attention to detail using the finest custom finishes, bringing the home up to date while preserving the original flair. This home features 4 levels of gracious living space. The First Floor includes a Grand Entry Hall with wide riff cut oak flooring, mahogany and ebony borders, a formal Living Room with a working remote controlled stone gas fireplace. Dining Room that seats 18+ people and features true plaster crown moldings and ceiling medallion. A generous sized Gourmet Kitchen with 2 handmade copper sinks, top of the line appliances and a center island with seating for 5 people. A mosaic stone 1⁄2 Bathroom, and a glass enclosed Atrium with direct access to a 300 sq. ft. raised porch overlooking the gardens.
A beautiful staircase with custom hand wrought iron railings leads to the Second Floor which features a Master Bedroom Suite with 3 walk in closets. The Master Bedroom also features a Romeo and Juliet Balcony and a gorgeous extra large full marble en-suite bathroom featuring 2 sinks, a whirlpool soaking tub, concealed toilet, and a walk in shower with body jets. This floor has two additional bedrooms each with private en- suite bathrooms
The Third Floor features 2 additional bedrooms with high ceilings and beautiful views and a Jack-n-Jill bathroom.
The Lower Level features access to the 2 car garage and access to the gardens, a large family room with wet bar, a Guest Bedroom, Laundry Room, and a full Bathroom.
Additional FAR of 9,373 sqf left on the main house.
Land: .5 acre plus an additional .25 acre buildable lot available with 5344 square buildable as of right (127.75 ft x 83.67 ft).
Year Built: 1930
Custom 1.5 Million Dollar Renovation: 2017
Gourmet Center Island Kitchen
Working Stone Fireplace
Attached 2 car Garage