Historic and Charming One-of-a-Kind Cottage on the Hudson
Your Home is your Castle - literally
THE premiere Cottage home in stunning Castle Village is now on sale and you have never seen anything like this! 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, 2 Baths, full Basement, Patio out back, gas fireplace, full size Washer/Dryer. This is THE most unique property in all of Upper Manhattan delighting in all of the services and amenities that Castle Village offers yet enjoying 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 is the end unit facing the river and includes a private patio from the Sunroom in the back. There are only 4 of these townhome units at the southern end of Castle Village Cottage 4 is the only Cottage with North, South and West Exposures and gorgeous straight on WESTERN RIVER views from ALL rooms! One of the LOWEST MAINTENANCES in all of Hudson Heights for a property of this size!! These units were the outbuildings to Paterno's Castle built at the turn of the century please see the historical video attached to this listing for those details!
Period details abound with Hardwood floors throughout, glass knobs, picture moldings, custom window shades, pleasing efficient Kitchen with butcher block countertops, stainless steel stove & frig, D/W, and additional butcherblock island boasting extra storage - opening into full Dining Room, bright Sunroom with skylight off of the Kitchen leads to a back private patio also with river view! Two generous bedrooms upstairs with panoramic views and two large closets each and a neutral toned Bath with soaking tub, pedestal sink, white and off-white tiles and flooring. Second bath with shower stall is in the full basement ready for you to create your ideal space Basement also has Laundry area with full size Washer and Dryer, combining modern convenience with historic charm! This home could use updates in baths, kitchen and electric it's a magnificent canvas on which to create your masterpiece. Great light all day. With nobody living above or below, it is wonderfully private in feel. On-going Capital Assessment in place of $ 27.41/month and a High Speed Internet monthly fee of $ 10.00.
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.