Breathtaking high-floor corner home with over 30-feet of open panoramic views to Riverside Park and the Hudson River. The current owner underwent a slab-to-slab renovation with meticulous detail, rendering a new-construction-like home in an historic pre-war, turn-of-the-century, Beaux Arts masterpiece in a location that cannot be surpassed.
This home boasts open and modern living space with 9'6"high ceilings, comprising three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 28'3" x 16'3" open side-by-side living and dining rooms with breathtaking river views, incredible light and magnificent vistas both day and night. The corner primary bedroom is extremely spacious, easily housing a king-sized bed, large end-tables, and seating area. Both bathrooms have radiant-heated floors and all of this home's original woodwork details have been lovingly restored, including the original fireplace mantle and mirror, as well the original moldings including ornate vine window moldings, and dentil moldings. The walls are skim-coated, the electric and plumbing upgraded, and all of the moldings are crisp. There are wide-plank solid-oak, honey-toned floors; the doors are hardwood with pristine hardware, and each closet is fully outfitted. Additional state-of-the-art details include Lutron dimmer lighting, a brand new top-of-the-line security video system with two separate in-home intercoms, and Miele washer/dryer. Each room features useful and thoughtful high-quality built-ins, including desks, bookshelves and custom cabinetry. Every inch of this home was renovated to the highest degree, and with a total of 12 windows throughout, 11 have a dead-on river and park view.
The spacious windowed eat-in kitchen with breakfast nook facing the river features an oversized stainless steel sink, Bosch dishwasher, professional Wolf range, oversized Sub-Zero fridge, capacious cabinetry on soft-close, storage, and ample stone counter space. The main bathroom is a show-stopper with basket weave tile floors, a deep soaking tub, Waterworks fixtures, built-in storage, Kohler pedestal sink, and matchless north-facing view up the park and Hudson towards the George Washington Bridge. The second bathroom is also windowed, with Waterworks fixtures and Toto commode.
Located in the heart of Upper West Side Historic District, The Riverdale is a turn-of-the-century Beaux Arts architectural masterpiece, steeped in history, built in 1907, and designed by famed New York architect George Frederick Pelham. The nine-story brick, limestone, and terra-cotta cooperative has only 26 homes and is extremely sound financially and physically with a low underlying mortgage. In recent years, the cooperative both updated the elevator, as well as developed a fully landscaped roof-deck with multiple seating nooks and unobstructed panoramic views of the iconic Riverside Drive bend, Riverside Park, the Boat Basin, and the Hudson River. Pets are welcome, and there is an attentive and much-loved live-in Superintendent, as well as Porter, who will take your packages and tend to your every need. There is a great deal of service for only 26 homes. A private storage cage is included with the sale and every three years there is an auction for two available parking spots ($600/month in past years, but price cannot be guaranteed).
This location, nestled next to the most beautiful part of Riverside Park, is quiet and serene, but only steps to all that Broadway has to offer including the #1 train, 79th Street cross-town, Zabar's, Citarella, Fairway, and easy access to the Henry Hudson Parkway for airports, Long Island, Connecticut, Westchester, Upstate and New Jersey. The Museum of Natural History, Central Park, New York Historical Society are all in your backyard, and Lincoln Center is a pleasant walk away. A unique setting of natural beauty beside the Hudson River and Riverside Park with its many walking and biking trails, numerous playgrounds, and dog runs. Savor the breeze from the River, rent a Kayak, or have a bite at the 79th Street Boat Basin Cafe.
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