Co-op pick of the week

This one bedroom in the Bronx offers a lot of space and Hudson River views

By Mimi O'Connor | November 20, 2017 - 10:00AM 

The view from Riverdale is pretty nice. 


For space, a regal feel, and stellar views, this one-bedroom, one-bath co-op at 3935 Blackstone Ave. in Riverdale is worth a look. Listed at $275,000 with an ongoing capital assessment of $21.66, the 1,000-square-foot apartment overlooks the Hudson River and the Palisades beyond.

The postwar apartment is L-shaped, with hardwood floors, built-ins, dark wood accent moldings, and a kitchen that, while not equipped with the latest in appliances, offers lots of room and storage space. The bathroom has a walk-in shower with glass doors, and doesn't appear to have a tub. 


The building has a 24-hour doorman, laundry, and a gym ($30 a month for one person, $50 for a couple, $70 for a family). Also, a circle drive with short-term parking spots for dropping off and picking up in front of the building. Storage bins can be rented for $25 a month, and indoor and outdoor parking is also available for a fee of $165 and $108 a month, respectively. The co-op is also pet-friendly.

For transit into the city, an express bus can get you to Midtown in an hour. By car, it's about a 30 minute drive via the nearby Henry Hudson Parkway. Other highlights in the area are the botanical garden at Wave Hill, and the highly rated high school Bronx Science. 


Mimi O'Connor

Contributing Writer

Mimi O’Connor has written about New York City real estate for publications that include Brick Underground, Refinery29, and Thrillist. She is the recipient of two awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors for interior design and service journalism. Her writing on New York City, parenting, events, and culture has also appeared in Parents, Red Tricycle, BizBash, and Time Out New York.

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