Located on the 4th Floor of a pre-war building, this lovely, two-bedroom apartment has a spectacular view of Riverside Park and the Hudson River beyond. In all seasons of the year, the park is user-friendly, with playgrounds every two blocks and access to river walks and views that remind one of Paris. Built-in 1908, “Cliff Haven” has a full-time doorman and live-in super. Located in the heart of the vibrant Columbia University neighborhood, this home is perfect for a full-time residence or a pied-à-terre. It has charm and elegance to spare.
The apartment has 10’ high ceilings, with intricate plaster moldings in the living room and bedroom and oak parquet flooring throughout. Large modern shatter-proof double-pane glass windows (58”-76”) make the view a central feature of this imposing space. Built-in floor-to-ceiling bookshelves line one long wall of the living room and the second bedroom, which doubles as a study. The apartment is move-in-ready, The walls are painted three complimentary shades of light gray. The efficient chef’s kitchen, beautifully renovated, features a Viking Stove and hanging Microwave. There are large “California” closets for storage in both bedrooms and the entrance hall.
A private school, St. Hilda’s & St. Hughes, sits across from the building on 114th St.; a bookstore (Book Culture) is situated at the intersection of Broadway and 114th. “Grant’s Tomb” and Riverside Cathedral stand nearby. Cliff Haven is close to public transportation, many formal and informal restaurants, coffee houses, bakeries, convenience and grocery stores. This location boasts a sense of community unrivaled by most neighborhoods and allows for the best in UWS living. Pets allowed.