Splendidly set on nearly half an acre in Riverdale’s Estate Area, this spacious and bright contemporary gem -- ideal for big families and entertaining -- has a separate Guest House in the far corner of its property. A unique private oasis, its landscaped grounds are adorned with grassy front and back lawns, a heated inground swimming pool, a tree house and play equipment for kids, and a new inground trampoline. The main residence enjoys views of the Hudson River and the Palisades beyond.
There are a total of 9 bedrooms, 7 of them in the Main House and 2 more in the Guest House. The attached 2-car garage is equipped with an electric-vehicle charging station. In addition, there is outdoor parking for 7 cars.
This 7-bedroom, 7.5-bath, cedar-shingled home, built in 1992, has a columned and recessed entry portico in the front and an expansive rear deck with an inviting dining pergola and full outdoor kitchen.
Standout features include: a double-height center hall with skylight, curved staircase and marble floor; sunken living room with decorative columns and a wood-burning fireplace; formal dining room with clerestory windows; family room with black granite fireplace and sliding glass doors out to the deck and yard; center-island kitchen (outfitted with polished granite countertops, 2 sinks, 2 Dacor wall ovens, 2 Bosch dishwashers, KitchenAid cooktop and Sub-Zero refrigerator); triple-skylighted breakfast nook; library/office with built-in bookcases and cabinets; main-floor guest bedroom with its own full bathroom; master bedroom suite with cathedral ceiling, wood-burning fireplace, custom built-ins, dressing room, and sitting area with western bay windows; finished basement with media room, gym, 2 en suite maid’s rooms/guest rooms and storage.
The house has central vacuum, a natural-gas-powered backup generator, 6-zone HVAC, lawn sprinkler system and a full intercom (main + guest houses). The property is a 0.45-acre corner lot.
A chic, modern 2-bedroom, 1-bath house with an open-plan dining-kitchen area featuring oversized corner windows, exposed brick walls, a kitchen island with a breakfast bar, granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. The living room has sliding glass doors to a private patio, and there is central air-conditioning.
This unique private oasis is just one block from the exquisite greenery of the Wave Hill public gardens and culture center, and is conveniently located for well-known private schools (Horace Mann, Fieldston, Riverdale Country School and SAR Academy), the Riverdale Yacht Club and the Metro-North trains and express buses to Manhattan.