Introducing Apartment 10B, a grand eight-room home in excellent condition, on Riverside Drive and 85th Street, with gorgeous views of Riverside Park, the Hudson River and beyond. For sale for the first time in over 30 years and lovingly cared for, this home retains its glorious original details. The Dorchester is a sought-after boutique prewar cooperative with full time doorman and the best live in superintendent. Originally four bedrooms, 10B is currently configured as three bedrooms with a dressing room off the primary bedroom. The dressing room, very simply, can be returned to the original fourth bedroom (see alternate floor...plan). This gracious layout is ideal for living and entertaining. An elegant double living room, with 10-foot ceilings and original details has three windows facing west to the river and original pocket doors leading into the large formal dining room. The dining room has high beamed ceilings, gorgeous wainscoting, a plate rail, and two windows facing the Hudson River. The windowed eat in kitchen has fabulous light and was recently renovated with top of the line stainless appliances including a side by side Subzero refrigerator, built-in microwave and double wall oven. There are beautiful granite counters and loads of cabinetry. A joyful room where more than one can easily cook up a bountiful dinner. Adjacent to the kitchen is the den/media room for more casual living. Also, there is a full-sized washer/dryer in the renovated powder room. A long hallway, ideal for artwork, leads you to the bedrooms. The primary king-sized bedroom has a huge walk in closet and a large dressing room with four closets. The renovated en suite bathroom has a dressing area with a gorgeous built in. There are two east facing windows, with open views, allowing for great natural light. Two additional well-proportioned bedrooms off the hallway share a large hall bath and complete this home. Original prewar details abound in this apartment. 10B is enhanced by 10-foot ceilings, original hardwood floors in pristine condition, beamed ceilings, original woodwork, a great layout and a vented washer and dryer! 131 Riverside Drive is a premiere Upper West Side cooperative that is very well maintained. The building has additional laundry, a bicycle room, a playroom, a gym and allows pets and central air conditioning. There is no flip tax. The staff at The Dorchester are always helpful with a smile. This idyllic location is convenient! Across the street is Riverside Park, the M5 bus is at your front door and the cross-town bus is on 86th Street as is the number 1 train. This location makes living on the upper west side easy and fun. You are in walking distance, or a quick taxi ride, to numerous fine restaurants and shops or entertainment such as Lincoln Center and museums. Make 10B your home and enjoy a different sunset every night! Call or text for a private showing.
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