50 Riverside Drive, 5D - Upper West Side, New York
Rare opportunity to purchase a classic-six residence in mint condition, with approx. 2,000 sq. ft. of grandly proportioned rooms, including 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a formal dining room, windowed eat-in kitchen, and staff room or home office, in sought-after full-service building, located within the highly desirable PS87 school district.
The classic layout features a gracious entry gallery that connects to all main areas of the home. A sprawling double living room with high beamed ceilings, oversized windows offers open/sunny south exposures and eye-catching views of the beautiful and distinctive architecture of the 19th century townhouses across the street, as well as plentiful sky and Riverside Park.
There is an enormous formal dining room that can comfortably seat 20 guests, featuring elegant Oak wainscoting, and oversized windows with East exposure. A butler's pantry with a Bosch washer & dryer leads to the windowed eat-in kitchen, featuring a built-in breakfast area, granite countertops, ceramic tile backsplash, custom wood cabinetry with abundant storage, two sinks with Rohl fixtures, as well as top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, including a Viking stove. There is also a large walk-in pantry. The spacious staff room makes a perfect guest bedroom, home office or gym, with its own full bathroom.
A hallway leads to the bedroom wing, with two large bedrooms, including a massive corner master bedroom suite offering South and East exposures, spacious walk-in closet, and renovated windowed master bathroom with basketweave marble tile floors, marble tiled walls, glass-enclosed shower stall, and separate soaking tub all with Lefroy Brooks fixtures. The second bedroom suite also features spacious closets, and windowed bathroom with tub, and access from both bedroom and hallway.
Other features include hardwood floors, through-the-wall air conditioning, and beamed ceilings throughout.
50 Riverside Drive is a full-service building offering 24-hour doorman and concierge, on-site building manager, children's play room, private storage, and bicycle room. Situated across beautiful Riverside Park in a historic landmarked area, away from the bustle of the city, but convenient to all neighborhood amenities, restaurants, transportation, shopping and entertainment. Fairway, Zabar's, Citarella, and the Beacon theatre are steps away.
This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman