The Park Hill section of Yonkers,New York, is an area long known for its natural environment of old oak trees and rock outcroppings, its beautiful parks and exceptional public and private schools, and its stunning homes built in a range of architectural styles. These include Shingle Style, Queen Anne, Mediterranean, Tudor and CapeCod-style homes, as well as several Colonials, one of which has just come on the market with Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty.
Offered at $895,000, this lovely home located at 233 Van Cortlandt Park Avenue presents a variety of desirable aspects, not the least of which is its outstanding location in the heart of Park Hill On-the-Hudson. The residence sets the stage for opulence and style with a vestibule paneled in oak and a set of fluted columns that invite guests into a formal living room, adorned with a fireplace and a fresco ceiling. This living space leads to a paneled parlor that also includes a fireplace as well as a staircase to the second floor. Additional fireplaces are found in the dining room, displaying wainscoting, coffered ceilings and a door to a lovely back patio, and the sunlit kitchen, which features a center island, granite counters and a breakfast room. Built in 1907, the 3,584 square-foot home still retains its original charm but has been updated and renovated with high-quality materials. The residence also includes six graceful bedrooms with a master suite, three and a half baths and an enchanting front porch.
Situated 300 feet above sea level, the home enjoys all of the best that Park Hill has to offer, from the alluring wooded natural surroundings to close proximity to all of the area’s great shops and fine restaurants. Historically, Park Hill has been a community sought after by celebrities and well-to-do people who worked in New York City, with midtown being only 15 minutes away, and it remains to this day a haven for artists and commuting professionals. Park Hill also attracts residents with its recreational amenities from racquet clubs to nearby golfing. One of the parks,Leslie Sutherland Park, offers an amazing 20-mile view extending all the way down to city skyscrapers and up the serene Hudson River, a reminder of this area’s amazing location where two worlds meet.
To schedule a private viewing, please contact listing agent Alice Regan at +1 914 980-1675.