5247 Independence Avenue

Riverdale   |   West 252nd Street & West 254th Street

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Building for sale
$ 4,500,000 [ 10% | $ 500,000 ]
Ownership Single Family
Lot Size 150'x180'
Floors/Apts 3/1
Status Active
Real Estate Taxes [Per Annum] $ 31,704
Building Type House
Building Size 42'x43'
Year Built 1830
ASF/ASM 10,000/929
Listing ID: 26403TH

Property Description

An incredibly rare opportunity to purchase a palatial estate in The Riverdale Historic District with sweeping views of the Hudson River. The Henry L. Atherton Villa is one of just four original homes built on Independence Avenue in 1853. Originally constructed in the gothic revival style, additions in 1910 & 1914 in the colonial revival style give the estate its current grand appearance. Upon entry into the ballroom-like parlor, visitors are lead to an over-sized formal dining room. Beautiful millwork, original hardwood floors and sizable windows create a beautiful atmosphere for dining. Off the dining room, an eat-in kitchen and butler's pantry are ready for all culinary needs. On the opposite side of the main level, one can enjoy an enticingly large living room perfect for gatherings of all sizes. Off the living room the covered veranda showcases breathtaking river views no matter the season. Scholars and business people the same with appreciate the thoughtfully designed library. Making your way up the beautiful turned staircase, all nine bedrooms offer privacy and separation, with four bedrooms offering wood-burning fireplaces. Located just a short distance from Wave Hill, neighbors and visitors alike enjoy the seasonal beauty that this famous public garden provides. Whether by car, subway or MetroNorth, you can be in Midtown Manhattan in just 15 minutes. The Riverdale Historic District was designated by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission on October 16, 1990 - It is New York City's 54th historic district.
An incredibly rare opportunity to purchase a palatial estate in The Riverdale Historic District with sweeping views of the Hudson River. The Henry L. Atherton Villa is one of just four original homes built on Independence Avenue in 1853. Originally constructed in the gothic revival style, additions in 1910 & 1914 in the colonial revival style give the estate its current grand appearance. Upon entry into the ballroom-like parlor, visitors are lead to an over-sized formal dining room. Beautiful millwork, original hardwood floors and sizable windows create a beautiful atmosphere for dining. Off the dining room, an eat-in kitchen and butler's pantry are ready for all culinary needs. On the opposite side of the main level, one can enjoy an enticingly large living room perfect for gatherings of all sizes. Off the living room the covered veranda showcases breathtaking river views no matter the season. Scholars and business people the same with appreciate the thoughtfully designed library. Making your way up the beautiful turned staircase, all nine bedrooms offer privacy and separation, with four bedrooms offering wood-burning fireplaces. Located just a short distance from Wave Hill, neighbors and visitors alike enjoy the seasonal beauty that this famous public garden provides. Whether by car, subway or MetroNorth, you can be in Midtown Manhattan in just 15 minutes. The Riverdale Historic District was designated by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission on October 16, 1990 - It is New York City's 54th historic district.

Listing Courtesy of Christie's International Real Estate

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Apartment Features

A/C
Washer / Dryer
Washer / Dryer Hookups

Outdoor

Balcony
Private Garden
Terrace
5247 Independence Avenue Riverdale Bronx NY 10471

Building Details [5247 Independence Avenue]

Ownership Single Family
Service Level None
Access Walk-up
Block/Lot 5939/450
Building Size 42'x43'
Zoning R1-1
Building Type House
Year Built 1830
Floors/Apts 3/1
Lot Size 150'x180'

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