This expansive, pre-war apartment located in Washington Heights coveted Audubon Park Historic District affords an upscale lifestyle in a desirable full-service cooperative and unique neighborhood. A beautiful classic 6-room layout with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths is enhanced by sweeping Hudson River views. A gut-renovation blends prewar charm and modern luxury at reasonable maintenance fees.
The stunning interior was completely redone in 2015 including new oak floors, wood trim and crown moldings, sleek new marble bathrooms, a combined kitchen/family room, and ample closets. Add to this all new plumbing, electric systems, washer/dryer and a 2-zone central air conditioning system - a very rare perk in a pre-war apartment. The 96 ceilings lend an airy feel, complemented by abundant windows on triple exposures that brighten the entire home. Experience breathtaking river views from the foyer, living room, kitchen and master bedroom.
A gracious entry welcomes you and leads to a gallery where Hudson River vistas immediately capture your eye. Relax and entertain in the 26 foot great room where comfortable living/dining space showcases spectacular western sunsets. The contemporary north-facing kitchen lends itself easily to additional entertaining or family space. A large center island provides ample room for prepping, storage and extra seating for gatherings. Sparkling white cabinetry, Caesar stone countertops, decorative tile backsplash, a walk-in pantry and premium stainless steel appliances round out this fabulous kitchen.
Bathed in sunlight, the corner master suite offers tranquil views of the river to the west and George Washington Bridge to the north, and an en-suite bathroom. There are two additional exceptionally large bedrooms and baths. Generous closets surprise you throughout.
Built in 1911 in the striking Beaux-Arts style, The Riviera at 790 Riverside Drive is an extraordinary masonry building by the architectural team of Rouse & Goldstone. Standing 13 stories between West 156th and 157th Streets, this full-service doorman building is pet- friendly, with laundry, bike and storage rooms (extra) for residents. The co-op allows purchases by parents and co-purchases.
The Audubon Park community is sought-after and suited for today's varied lifestyles and neighborly values. Stroll along winding streets past grand pre-war buildings down Riverside Drive, then across the new Pedestrian Bridge at 151st Street (accessible) to Fort Washington Park and the Hudson River Greenway. Swim, sport and relax at the Riverbank State Park, a 28-acre state-of-the-art facility offering diverse recreational, athletic and arts experiences for all ages, interests and abilities. Shop at the new Super Foodtown or Fairway markets, or dine at one of the many multi-cuisine restaurants along Broadway.
Youll also have easy access to Columbia University's burgeoning Manhattanville campus, CCNY, and the world-class NY Presbyterian/Columbia Medical Center. Engage in early Americana at the Morris-Jumel Mansion, Trinity Cemetery, Hamilton Grange and other historic locations. See for local history and culture.
Convenient transportation is yours with the 1 train at 157th, C train at 155th, and M4, M5, BX6 and the Columbia University shuttle buses on the Broadway corner. Affordable parking and Zipcar is available in the neighborhood, with quick auto access at 158th to the West Side Hwy and George Washington Bridge, or across 155th St to Yankee Stadium and the Major Deegan Expwy. 24-hours notice to request a showing please.
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Last Asking: Mar 16, 2020
3 Beds / 3.0 Baths / - ft²
Total Monthly Expenses: $1,916
Exclusively listed with: Compass Source: RLS
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