417 Riverside Drive Unit: 3-A1
Located on the 3rd floor of a classic pre-war building, this large two-bedroom, one-bathroom residence overlooks Riverside Park and features 10' high ceilings, oak parquet flooring throughout, and enormous windows that frame the park views and offer great light all day. The apartment exudes charm at every turn from original moldings and floors to the ideal layout with corner living room and split bedrooms.
As you enter the enormous living room, you are immediately blown away by the oversized windows providing magical views of every season and spectacular sunsets overlooking Riverside Park. The living room also features built-in floor-to-ceiling bookshelves across an entire wall and boasts intricate plaster moldings. Adjacent to the dining area is the beautifully renovated chef's kitchen featuring a Viking Stove and stainless steel appliances.
The primary bedroom is large and grand with views of the park and enough room for an office area. Large closet and intricate plaster moldings make this an ideal retreat. The entry foyer is grand with a large closet and high ceilings. The second bedroom offers optimal storage including built-in floor-to-ceiling bookshelves. The updated bathroom is spacious.
The Cliff Haven, a 13-story cooperative building, was built in 1918, designed by Denby and Nute, and has 76 units. This elevator building has a beautiful marble lobby with a terrazzo floor, a full-time doorman, and live-in super. It is pet-friendly and features Riverside Park and the Hudson River. It was incorporated in 1983 and allows for 75% financing. Cliff Haven is close to public transportation, many formal and informal restaurants, coffee houses, bakeries, convenience, and grocery stores. This location boasts a sense of community unrivaled by most neighborhoods and allows for the best in UWS living. Pets allowed. Located in the heart of the vibrant Columbia University neighborhood, this home is perfect for a full-time residence or a pied--terre. It has charm and elegance to spare.