Welcome to 5247 Independence Avenue! This extraordinary residence known as the Henry Atherton Villa was once a gathering place for artists, poets, & society notables at the turn of the 20th century. Perched gracefully with views extending over the Hudson River & the Palisades, this property is a mere 15-minute drive from Midtown Manhattan, nestled within the lush historic district of Riverdale & walking distance to the notable Wave Hill Cultural Center & Garden. Constructed in 1830, the home showcases the enduring charm of the Gothic Revival style, complemented by a Colonial Revival addition at the turn of the century. This distinguished residence spans an expansive 10,000 square feet, with 9 bedrooms, 8 baths, expansive lawns, a sunlit solarium, a greenhouse & a veranda offering enchanting river vistas. This historic colonial home is a living piece of history that seamlessly combines the grace of the past with the comforts of the present making it as inviting as it is awe-inspiring.
Listing information last updated on March 2nd, 2024 at 11:50pm CST.