This classic 5-bedroom, 3.5-bath, white stucco, Mediterranean Revival-style home was built in 1925. It is graced by a welcoming porch and is accented by decorative archways inside and out. The property includes a no-water, mulch backyard with an inviting patio enclosed by high and low walls.
The main floor has a large center hall, spacious living room with a wood-burning fireplace and French doors that open to the front porch. There is a formal dining room, an updated kitchen (with granite and steel countertops, stainless-steel appliances and a breakfast bar), a den/office, and an ADA-acesssible guest bedroom with its own bathroom and laundry.
The second floor has a master bedroom suit that enjoys a windowed master bathroom with double-sink vanity and deep soaking tub with a rainwater shower head. The additional bedrooms on the second floor, including a bedroom with glass doors out to a sunrise roof terrace, a bedroom with a Juliet balcony, and another bedroom with a closet equipped with electric-activated pull-down stairs to a spacious storage attic.
The finished walk-out basement has a recreation room (useable as a playroom, private office or additional den), a half bathroom and a laundry room.
Other details include smart-home automation by Alexa, Nest and Carrier WiFi for lights, air-conditioning, thermostats and 2 zones of sound-system wiring. In addition to 5-inch R-40 insulation in the attic, the house benefits from energy-efficient windows and doors.
The house has a natural-gas-powered backup generator. The main floor is wheelchair accessible.
There is a multi-car private driveway, an attached tandem 2-car garage, and the house is set on a 70-by-112-ft. lot in a landmark district.
Conveniently located for shops, well-known private schools (Horace Mann, Fieldston and Riverdale Country School), the vast greenery of Van Cortlandt Park and transportation to Manhattan (including express buses and the No. 1 subway train).