Grand 3 Bedroom Home on Riverside Drive The elevator opens to a semi-private landing that leads to a welcoming square formal entry foyer establishing a gracious introduction to a home that is perfect for entertaining and casual living. This spacious three bedroom home with two and one-half baths, provides a flexible floor plan, has a huge formal dining room and windowed eat-in-kitchen. The expansive living room measures 25' feet, in keeping with Rosario Candela's classic design. A formal dining room invites elegant entertaining and is conveniently located next to the windowed kitchen.
All the bedrooms and the living room have park and winter river views. The corner master bedroom has four picture perfect windows offering park views. The master bath is en-suite. The South facing formal dining room leads to an enormous kitchen with a washer/dryer. The home is located in one of Riverside Drive's most prestigious cooperatives. Its classic, elegant layout offers optimum living with its generous sized rooms, abundant plentiful closets throughout, high-beamed ceilings, original period details, and beautiful red oak quarter sawn hardwood floors.
The Building 285 Riverside Drive is considered to be one of the best full-service cooperatives on Riverside Drive, designed in 1926 by Rosario Candela, and converted to cooperative ownership in 1969. The cooperative is 100% owner-occupied. A hallmark of this building is the lovely entrance wrought iron doors and beautiful marble lobby with its intricately carved coffered ceiling. Candela buildings are sought after for their timeless floorplans. The building has excellent financials, and offers one of the lowest maintenances on Riverside Drive. There are full-time doormen, a live-in Resident Manager, bike room, storage, a central laundry room, and it is pet-friendly. Situated in the heart of the vibrant Upper Westside neighborhood, it is convenient to all transportation, restaurants, and shops.