This JR4/convertible 2 bedroom is unsurpassed. It has been totally renovated with the highest quality. It is sunny and has south and eastern exposure with open city views. Located in a prewar setback elevator building in a centrally located area. This apartment has a generous layout, basket weave floors, high ceilings, entry foyer, windows in every room, setback shelf, high spacious closets, and moldings. It has been said that the architect Rosario Candela designed this building. Though renovated the integrity of the period has been maintained. The windowed eat-in-kitchen has been completely renovated and has state-of-the-art appliances and excellent storage and counter space. The gracious dining room is separate. The extensive “L” shaped living room has two windows and is accessed through the grand arch. There is a sizable 2nd bedroom/den/office with a wall and two windows that face south and east. The oversized primary bedroom has two windows , one faces north and two have southeastern exposure.
There are seasonal roses growing on several trellis’s in the front of this prewar setback building. The pathway that leads to the entry has hand laid Italian bricks and is surrounded by seasonal flora, plants and trees. At the end of the walk there is a stone Zen fountain. The entrance to the building was renovated recently and it has an intercom. The stone art deco lobby has a fireplace and a stone staircase that ascends to the top floor. Of course, there is an elevator, new mailboxes in the mail room, intercom, laundry, live-in-super, individual storage (outside vendor) and a service entrance. Heat and hot water is included in the maintenance. Sorry, dogs are no longer allowed, but cats are welcome.
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 building is adjacent to an intimate park. You are a short distance to the Riverdale, Johnson and Broadway shopping Streets, trendy and fast food restaurants, Starbucks, gyms, Riverdale Spa, Riverdale Tennis, outdoor parking across the street, indoor parking on 231st Street, Manhattan College, Riverdale Country, Ethical Culture, Horace Mann and Fieldston.