New York, NY, USA
173-175 Riverside Drive
Magnificent Riverside Drive Penthouse surrounded by terraces and spectacular views. Dramatic. Beautiful. Historic. Sweeping. The Hudson River and Riverside Park have never been seen more dramatically.Find your favorite spot from over 1000 sq feet of planted terraces-West to the Hudson River and Soldiers and Sailors Monument, and North to the George Washington Bridge, or lounge on the back terrace with views South to the city. The terraces have large concrete planters lush with lavender, verbena, junipers, roses, birch trees and Japanese maples. Outfitted with an irrigation system, spigots, outdoor speakers and lighting, the terraces are ready for entertaining, gardening, or simple enjoyment. It's an oasis in the sky.The showstopper of PH16F is the huge living room with its 11ft ceilings, gorgeous herringbone floors, and views facing North and South. The dramatic wall of windows stuns visitors, a rare feature in a pre-war building. The space is perfect for entertaining and celebrations. The sunny master bedroom has two walk-in closets, an ensuite bathroom, and direct access to the terrace. The second bedroom also has its own windowed bathroom and a sun room that sits two steps up from the rest of the room. It can be your own aerie perched high on the Hudson, a perfect spot for a home office or reading nook. A third bedroom is in the opposite wing with its own sunroom and adjacent bathroom. The kitchen has sleek stainless steel cabinets and limestone countertops. Completing the package, 16F also features dual zone central a/c, is wired for an alarm/security system and Verizon Fios, and washer dryer. The penthouse facade, roof, parapet walls, and terrace floor tiles were completely redone by the coop in 2011, offering peace of mind for new owners. 173-175 Riverside Drive is an established pre-war coop that occupies a full block between 89-90ths streets. The full service building has a live-in super, full time doorman, porters, and maintenance staff. Amenities include a fitness center, game room, play room, bicycle room, storage, and two laundry rooms. 50% financing permitted, 2% flip tax paid by buyer.