Historic and Charming One-of-a-Kind Cottage on the Hudson
Your home is your castle literally! Imagine coming home to an historic piece of the Paterno Castle nestled in an astonishing bucolic garden overlooking the Hudson by subway!! 2 gracious and spacious Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, light filled home with expansive views of the Garden, GWBridge and Hudson River/Palisades. Finished Basement currently used as Den with half bath and Laundry Room with full size Washer/Dryer, and lots of storage, Private Patio in the back, and professionally landscaped front garden with seating area and mature plantings.
This unique and private property delights in all of the services and amenities that Castle Village offers, yet enjoys the privacy of a separate townhome the best of both worlds! This one-of-a-kind stunner with crenelated roof has a Private Entrance from the gorgeous Castle Village garden grounds and has been lovingly and completely gut renovated to the exterior walls and boasts high end finishes, central air, heated floor and the list goes on you have to see it to believe it. There are only 4 of these townhome units at the southern end of Castle Village and it has THE LOWEST MAINTENANCE in all of Hudson Heights (and likely all of NYC) for a property of this size!!
Enjoy loft-like living with an open floorplan for main Living/Dining, north and south oversized windows for excellent light and air flow and open bright high-end Windowed Kitchen with skylight serving the space. All new GE Monogram Dishwasher, Stove, Refrigerator, and exterior-vented hood, Designer cabinetry and Cambria countertops with heated tile kitchen floor and access to the private back patio through the sliding glass door.
Formal entryway with black marble floor and custom-designed coat closet. Soft bright LED efficient Reo lighting throughout (and on dimmers), all new plumbing, new windows with marble sills, custom hardwood floating staircase and new hard wood floors throughout (both floors leveled), complete blown in insulation for weather and sound-proofing, and Mini-split AC/Heating units in both Bedrooms and LR and DR.
Generous Bedrooms - Primary with 2 closets, one custom walk-in, East and North large windows with stunning panoramic views of the Garden, Hudson River and Palisades. The second Bedroom has built-in retractable desk, bookshelf and additional cabinet in addition to a sizable closet and bright southern exposure from a grand double window. There are black-out shades in both bedrooms and LR. Upstairs Windowed Bath has white marble countertop, timeless grey and white marble wall tiles, marble small hexagon grey and white floor tiles, custom cabinetry with excellent storage, Linen closet within, double Duravit sink, and elegant Glass shower enclosure.
The lower level, currently used as a Den, has full size Washer/Dryer hidden behind tasteful doors, excellent storage including a walk in, and a half bath with dark blue penny tile floor, lovely new sink, cabinet and toilet.
Cottage 1 has NW, S and E exposures and is an end unit. Great light throughout the day esp. the southern light streaming in from the back windows all afternoon. With nobody living above or below, it is wonderfully private in feel. On-going Capital Assessment in place of $ $63.47/month and a High Speed Internet monthly fee of $ 10.00/m.
Castle Village amenities are legendary. Perched above the Hudson River on 7 1/2 acres of lush garden grounds with walking paths, outdoor playground, community garden plots, herb garden, picnic areas, and many benches to enjoy the magnificent sunsets. State of the art Gym, Indoor Playspace, Roof Decks on ALL buildings, Garage, Community Room, Laundry Room in each Building, Storage Cages, Bike Storage, Live-In Super, and Management On-Site, Doormen, Porters, Handymen - wonderful staff all catering to your needs! Pets ok (one dog per household). It's only 20 minutes from this urban oasis to Midtown, plus Ft. Tryon Park, Cloisters Museum, Riverside Park and the Little Red Lighthouse, great restaurants, Starbucks, a recently expanded grocery store, locally owned artesian coffee shop; Caf Buuni, and a brand new bus station that has Marshalls and other retail stores.