Newly refurbished large and bright one bedroom located on the parlor floor in a prewar setback elevator building. Rosario Candela, the renown Italian American architect who is credited for his terraced setback designed this building. The apartment has garden views with eastern exposure. The apartment has the original prewar details, arches, basket weave floors, high ceilings, entry foyer, windows in each room, set back shelf and large floor to ceiling closets. Though updated it has maintained the original details.
The windowed kitchen overlooks the lush garden. It has a gracious pass through dining room that is adjacent to the kitchen. A Grand archway leads into the living room that has double windows. A hallway with arch leads to the windowed bathroom that has the original black and white subway tiles and the oversized primary bedroom that also has garden views.
Rose trellis's adorn the front of this handsome prewar elevator building. The entry path has Italian hand laid bricks with a center garden with seasonal flora, plants and trees. The end of the walkway is a stone Zen fountain on a hill with flora. The entrance to the building was renovated a few years ago and it has an intercom. The original stone windowed art deco lobby has a stone staircase that ascends to the top floor with the original wood hand rail. The mail room has new mailboxes. The building has a live-in-super and assistant, individual storage (outside vendor) and a service entrance. Heat and hot water is included in the maintenance, which is one of the lowest maintenance's in the Riverdale area.Sorry, DOGS are no longer allowed. CATS are welcome.
The bus stops for the Jitney to the Metro North, MTA local and express buses are across the street. The #1 subway is three blocks east of the avenue. The city puts up bales of hay when it snows at Ewen Hill Park (adjacent to bldg) which is best known for sledding when it snows, preventing sledders from having incidence. You are a short distance to Riverdale, Johnson Avenue and Broadway shopping, trendy, ethnic and fast food restaurants, Starbucks, gyms, Riverdale Spa and Tennis. There is outdoor parking across the street and around the corner on West 231st Street. Manhattan College, Riverdale Country, Ethical Culture, Horace Mann, Fieldston are within a 5 minute drive by bus or car. JFK high school and a Charter School are within the area..