FIELDSTON SPECIAL - DWIGHT JAMES BAUM HOUSE IN LANDMARK COMMUNITY. Built in the 1920's this stately, magnificent white stucco colonial style 3 story single family house situated in a private landmarked community in Riverdale, NY is a gem. On approximately 1/4 acre, the house is complemented by a private walled garden of lush plantings and beautiful greenery. The interior is perfectly proportioned by a renowned architect and has been modernized by the present owner with exquisite appointments, custom made additions and top of the line work. The ceilings are high and the rooms spacious. The home has many unique features: an awesome diningroom with built-ins; the original paneled library with a wood-burning fireplace offering comfort and quiet; a living room with a wood-burning fireplace; a very large entertainment/sunroom with a baby grand piano, a pool table which can be converted to a buffet table and French doors to the welcoming garden. There is a large eat-in-kitchen with generous workspace and a Garland range/ovens/ and a cast iron griddle. A powder room completes the first floor. The second floor has eight (8) bedrooms, The house has four and a half (4.5) baths. Tremendous number of closets and loads of storage space. The finished attic has amazing usable space as does the finished basement.All of the mechanicals have been updated. The house is fully air-conditioned. There is an inground lawn sprinkler system and an intercom system. This well-designed house needs to be seen to be appreciated. It is near some of the finest private schools in New York and is 21 minutes from Manhattan. This property truly presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Listing Agent: Mary Phelan-Kavanagh
Courtesy of: Douglas Elliman 3544 Johnson Ave
Office Phone: 718.601.6100
Updated: 24th July, 2017 12:22 AM.
305 West 246th St Bronx, NY