THE TOWNHOUSE THAT NEEDS NO RENOVATION
Newly restored and fully updated 1890's townhouse, 19 ft wide by 42ft deep, which for the last 50 years has been the family home of the current owners. Stylish wood mantles with gas fireplaces in every room, currently decorative only, and rich with original details. Newly renovated bathrooms and new eat-in kitchen with Silestone quartz countertops. paneled doors, patterned plaster ceilings, intact wood flooring throughout. It is the house that the original developer kept for himself--and today it is the perfect combination of old world and contemporary. The owner's triplex includes a classic parlor with pocket-doors leading into paneled eat-in kitchen with fireplace, farmhouse sink, Frigidaire Professional appliances, and a rear deck overlooking the garden. Powder room off the passage between the parlor and kitchen. Air conditioning throughout the house via Mitsubishi split system as well as sprinklers, and all new windows. 630 West 158th Street is a legal 2-family with a renovated one-bedroom potential rental apartment on the ground floor with shaker-style kitchen, private laundry and garden access. The second floor has two bedrooms and a bath with new claw-foot soaking tub, and retro-tiled floor and wainscoting. Very large front bedroom boasts a walk-in closet and recessed office area which could also be used as a family room. Stacked full-sized washer dryer on this level. The third floor includes two bedrooms and a separate office with two contemporary ensuite bathrooms with skylights overhead. Located on West 158th Street off Riverside Drive, bordering the Audubon Park Historic District, a landmarked and particularly green area that was once the farm of John James Audubon, the great American naturalist and bird painter. 630 W. 158th is one of 12 houses in a row that was developed at the turn of the 20th century in response to the new northward reach of the NYC subway. This lovely historic townhouse is conveniently located to transportation, medical and educational institutions, recreation and pathways and roads leading into and out of Manhattan. It is 2 blocks from the 1 train, a few more blocks from the C train, close to several main bus routes, as well as he Henry Hudson Parkway/Westside Highway, GW Bridge. Ideal access to Columbia University-Medical Center, Manhattanville and Morningside campuses, and to New York Presbyterian Hospital, City College, Yeshiva, and various other colleges and work places in the five boroughs as well as New Jersey and Westchester. The Hudson River Greenway is a block awa,y at the base of 158th Street, enabling bicyclists, walkers and wheel-chair access to riverside paths linking 158th Street to Battery Park. Close to playgrounds and sports fields as well as swimming, track and skating at Riverbank State Park, a half mile away.