194 Riverside Drive, 6D - Upper West Side, New York

        

 

194 Riverside Drive, 6D - Upper West Side, New York

 

SERENE RIVER VIEWS! The spacious, prewar home you have been waiting for is finally here--complete with direct Hudson River views and original prewar detailing. This lovely 7-room, 2-bathroom home has unlimited potential and is ready to be updated and customized by its new owner. This elegant home boasts an over-sized living room with unique, angled windows peeking through the curvaceous façade providing a more expansive view of the river stretching southwest with views of the Soldiers and Sailors monument and leading your gaze up-river to the north. Original pocket doors join the living room and adjacent dining room, which also features direct river views.

Apartment #6D is the largest D-line in the building with an extra room that was added when the building converted to cooperative, making it a grand 7-room home. With the space and layout to be configured with 3 or even 4 real bedrooms, all rooms are generous in size. The master bedroom is accessed through a short hallway off the central gallery and also features western exposures with direct views of the Hudson River. It also features one of three decorative fireplaces with original glazed terracotta tile mantels. The large, eat-in-kitchen has plenty of room to create your dream, chef's kitchen. Washers and Dryers are permitted as is central air conditioning, both require board approval. Bring your architect to this special home and uncap the possibilities. Prewar details include stunning hardwood floors with inlaid wood borders, decorative moldings and high beamed ceilings.

Built at the turn of the century by renowned architect and longtime Upper West Side resident, Ralph Townsend, 194 Riverside Drive is a beautiful apartment building designed in the Neo-Renaissance style, setting itself apart from the neighboring buildings with its curvaceous façade of bay windows, classically inspired entrance with polished granite columns and charming lion head relief sculptures on either side of the main entrance. The beautiful lobby features an elegant barrel vault with decorative coffered ceilings as well as original stained glass. The building boasts a 24-hour doorman, stunning landscaped roof deck, playroom, private storage, bike room, and excellent live-in Super. According to local legend, architect Ralph Townsend lived on a boat offshore in the Hudson River while constructing the building. Today, the location on Riverside Drive just across from Riverside Park is one of the biggest draws to residents. Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to own a piece of history in one of the most desirable locations in Manhattan! Pets are welcome!

 

This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman

Property Details:

  • 194 Riverside Drive, 6D - Upper West Side, New York
  • Price: $2,595,000
  • Monthly Maintenance/CC: $4,425
  • Minimum Percent Down: 25%
  • Neighborhood: Upper West Side
  • Cooperative, Doorman
  • 3 Beds | 2 Baths
  • Listing ID: 4072300

Building Details:

  • Central Laundry
  • Full Time Doorman
  • Prewar
  • Private Storage
  • Water View
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