The Paterno, 440 Riverside Drive, 41
Majestically perched on the curve of Riverside Drive, this inspirational 8-room prewar home combines elegantly restored period detail with the best of contemporary living. South and west exposures -- with their impressive Park and River views -- ensure that it is awash with light throughout the day. Two terraces allow you to step outside your master bedroom and enjoy Riverside Park and the transporting nature of this exceptional residence.
Beautifully updated by an established architect, the interior space reflects the open layout, fine finishes, and attention to detail that discerning buyers crave, while maintaining the warmth and atmosphere created by turn-of-the-century features.
The side-by-side entertaining rooms (parlor, formal dining room and living room) make this home perfect for large gatherings and feature high ceilings, distinctive moldings, mahogany pocket doors, walnut floors, and museum art lighting. The sleek, high-end, eat-in kitchen provides another hub for cooking or conversation. Completing the unusually convenient layout are 3 bedrooms plus a well placed 10x8 room that can function as a 4th bedroom, den, office or staff room.
With its proximity to the cultural center of Columbia University, the newly recognized fine eateries and shops on Broadway and the outstanding transportation of the Upper West Side, this home offers the best of New York living in an established, full-service co-op.Apartment Features: South exposure, West exposure, Terrace, Full park view, Full river view Building Features: Private storage, Central laundry room, Package room, Original detail
This listing courtesy of Corcoran Group