Large 2.5 Story Brick House, finished attic, basement, garden and deck.
- Address: 443 W. 259th Street, Bronx NY 10471
- Price: $850,000
- Property type: Single Family Home
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 3.5
- Area: North Riverdale
- Category: For Sale
- Square Feet: 1945
- Number of Units: 1
- Parking area: Yes
This is an exceptionally large setback two story freestanding red brick and stucco house was estimated to have been built in 1920. The building dimensions are 24 ft X 35 ft with a 36 ft high roof. It has a driveway, deck, sun porch and an oversized back yard/garden with fruit trees. The roof has Solar Panels. There are archways throughout, set back shelves, high ceilings, windows in each room, including the attic. Some of the original period details are in the entry foyer as well as, the wooden staircase and railings. There is also a guest bathroom. The very large and sunny living room has a brick fireplace, three windows and southern exposure. The wall has been removed between the living room and the dining room giving the space a quasi loft like feeling, while maintaining the period feeling. The windowed eat-in-kitchen windows look out onto the gracious wooden deck and very large garden with fruit and flowering trees. There are handsome wooden kitchen cabinets, granite counter, stainless steel appliances and ample storage.
Three bedrooms are located on the second floor. The master bedroom has three windows, cedar closet and a small office. There are two windowed bathrooms, one with a shower and one with a tub. The second windowed bedroom has a double cedar closet and the third bedroom is a generous size.
The basement can be entered from the hallway on the first floor and from the private side entrance in the driveway. It has a laundry, kitchen, storage, bedroom and a full bathroom. The large storage area was originally the garage. You do have parking for two cars in the driveway that is alongside the house. The spacious and sunny finished attic can be reached by a sensible wooden staircase. It has four windows and wooden floors. It is the size of a large studio. The current yearly tax is $7586.00
Located on a tree lined residential street in Northern Riverdale within steps to the Riverdale Avenue shopping street, Skyview Shopping Center, the Yeshiva, P.S. 81, bus stops for the Jitney to the Metro North, MTA Express and Local buses, Marymount College, post office, several ethnic, trendy and fast food shops.