A Castle in New York City
No need to travel to experience living in this fully renovated replica of a 16th-century European castle complete with 30 thick walls of imported stone, built in the mid-1920s for an Italian shipbuilder to remind him of home. It has a distinctive round turret with a top floor eagles nest Cathedral ceiling (which makes it the bedroom to be fought over). There is a beamed living room with a large stone fireplace adjoining a handsome library/playroom. The renovated large chef's kitchen, with dual appliances, has marble countertops, SubZero refrigerator, and a jade professional 8 burner double oven stove with grill. A delightful breakfast room is in the turret as well as a huge separate dining room for festive occasions. 5 bedrooms, 4 ½ baths, with the master bedroom suite and dressing room located in a separate wing.
This glorious home has original woodwork, restored hardwood floors, and staircases. There is 9 zone Mitsubishi air conditioning, Bose sound system with four flat-screen HD televisions, plus new lighting, also a basement office and carpentry shop. To complete the picture a beautiful slate roof, a 2-car garage on 0.47 acres, plus a walled courtyard patio, terraced gardens and lots of trees. FIELDSTON is a landmark district in RIVERDALE with all amenities, superb parks, yacht club, and quick access to Manhattan.