On offer is an expansive single-family townhouse in Woodside/Astoria that has been impeccably renovated. This vernacular cottage-style home has been meticulously restored by a master carpenter with a focus on preserving original detail while adding many modern amenities. The result is a chic oasis in the city with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a luxurious custom kitchen, functioning fireplace, finished basement, front and back yard gardens and a two-car garage. All this is only a 20-minute commute to midtown Manhattan!
31-14 55th street is an 18 ft x 31 ft, two-story building on an 18 ft x 95 ft lot. It's 1589 sqft interior includes a fully finished basement with extra closet space plus 2 additional rooms for a home-office, play room, home gym, or anything else you can imagine. The front yard has been updated with foundation waterproofing and drainage work, new bluestone pavers, a new front door, and landscaping to create privacy. The back yard is currently being rehabbed with a new deck, new concrete, and raised beds for a backyard garden. The garage will get a new roof, new door and window, and fresh paint before the new owner moves in. Additionally, there is 1,026 sqft of unused FAR on the lot for an owner who wants to continue to build.
The extensive interior renovations include:
A brand new custom kitchen with hand-made cabinetry and Miele, Bosch, and Fisher Paykel appliancesTwo fully renovated bathrooms featuring custom tile, new plumbing fixtures and restored vintage lighting fixturesUpdated electrics/new electrical panel New aluminum frame, low E, sound reducing Crystal windows New low voltage LED recessed lighting Soundproofed walls in downstairs bathroom Restored original interior doors New plaster and paint throughout A complete list of upgrades is available on request
Situated on a lovely tree-lined block in Woodside/Astoria, this home provides easy access to Manhattan, Astoria and Long Island City. It is a short walk to 30th Avenue with its extensive collection of shops, restaurants and nightlife venues. The M&R subways, as well as, Q18 and Q66 buses, at Northern Blvd. are only a 6-minute walk away. There is also easy access to Grand Central Parkway and the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.
This is the perfect home for those dreaming of living with space and comfort in a beautifully restored cottage without leaving New York City. This is a must see to truly appreciate the style and quality of craftsmanship that has been achieved.