800 Riverside #6E

NewYork, Washington Heights, New York City, NY







Year Built
TOWNHOUSE HORIZONTAL Offered for the first time in over 40 years, now is your unique opportunity to own a spacious 4-Bed, 3-bath apartment in The Grinnell, an outstanding pre-war building in the Historic Audubon Park district of Lower Washington Heights. Rarely available, this 10-room home provides ample space for comfortable living and entertaining in a beaucolic setting. Bring your architect and create the home of your dreams! The main entrance hallway leads to a sprawling central gallery with living room, library and dining room. The hallway continues to a private wing of bedrooms and baths. The northeast corner primary bedroom is captivating and bright. A second spacious, northwest facing bedroom shares a bath accessible by a connecting passageway. There is a third bedroom with another full-size bathroom. The windowed kitchen has access via the entrance hall or service door. Two former staff rooms flank a third bathroom (missing its tub). One of the rooms may be used as a breakfast room and the other a 4th bedroom, laundry, study or home office. A butler’s pantry provides additional space for everyday sundries, dinnerware, crystal and storage. This service hall has a convenient swinging door that opens to the formal dining room with its original wainscotting and French doors. Original classic pre-war details throughout include hardwood floors with contrasting inlaid borders, French doors (some with original rolled glass), crown moldings, deep baseboards, capacious closets, leaded glass transoms, and lofty 10-foot ceilings throughout (even the closets). Every room has exterior views through oversized windows – 20 total. Use your imagination to make this home your very own! Renovation needed in the kitchen and bathrooms. Yes, washer & dryer permitted and may be installed in various locations. Homes in The Grinnell are of dramatic scale as designed by master architects Schwartz & Gross, who gave their creation a Mediterranean-style façade and unique triangular shape that fills its own full block. Your new home includes an attended porte-cochere entryway leading to an interior planted courtyard. Two separate and beautifully restored lobbies lead to East and West wing sections, each with two elevators. Building amenities include attended 18-hour attended entry, resident Superintendent, bicycle room (free), gym (extra), storage units (extra), pets welcome. Rooftop solar panels provide a ConEdison electricity discount. The Grinnell is a professionally managed HDFC co-op -- high income restrictions apply. The very involved and skilled Board works to keep maintenance exceptionally low, making your monthly investment affordable. The Grinnell stands out at twice the value of comparable sized pre-war apartments elsewhere. Apartment: - original classic details - 10-foot ceilings - crown moldings - deep baseboards - hardwood floors, inlaid borders - French doors - capacious closets - leaded glass transoms - oversized windows – 20 total - washer/dryer permitted - Over 2,500 sf Building: - Only 83 units, 9 Floors, triangular-shaped w/ courtyard - 24/7 On-site staff, 18-hour attended entry - resident superintendent - bicycle room (free) - gym (extra) - storage units (extra) - central laundry (W/D allowed in apt.) - spacious roof-deck with spectacular Hudson, GWB and city views - pet friendly - Solar panels provide ConEd electric discount - A/94 Building Energy Efficiency Rating The Grinnell Audubon Park area and Washington Heights environs are ideally suited for today’s varied lifestyles. Stroll along winding streets past grand pre-war buildings to Riverside Park and the Hudson River Greenway. Swim, sport & play at Riverbank State Park, shop at Super Foodtown, international bodegas & seasonal local greenmarkets, or dine at one of the new multi-cuisine restaurants along Broadway. You’ll be ideally situated between Columbia University’s burgeoning Manhattanville campus and world-class NY Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University



Market Area
Washington Heights


Bruce Robertson

+1 310 910 1722

Lynne VanAuken

+1 310 910 1722

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