Welcome to The Cloisters at 329 West 108th street. Constructed in 1899, two townhouses were combined to create this timeless prewar landmarked cooperative with 19 unique apartments filled with details and charm. This 4 bedroom / 3 bathroom home is sure to amaze!
As you enter this spacious apartment through the circular foyer, you are immediately drawn to the elegant, spacious living room. A bright airy south-facing grand room with 10’ ceilings that features oversized arched windows looking out onto other handsome period townhomes that line 108th street. The centerpiece of the living room is the impressive decorative fireplace with original tile and oversized mantle.
The huge master bedroom is south facing and features a baronial sized en-suite bathroom with double sinks.
The roomy kitchen has white cabinetry that offers plenty of storage space, black granite counters, Sub-Zero refrigerator, stainless steel stove and dishwasher. There is also a Bosch washer and dryer.
There is a great room that can easily accommodate a large dining table and additional sitting area for entertaining and features a wood burning fireplace.
Everywhere you look in this rare home, you will find turn-of-the-century, quality details: decorative moldings, original woodwork surrounding oversized doorways, windows and high ceiling heights. Built-ins were tastefully added throughout this home featuring endless bookshelves and storage areas. Additionally, there is an “attic” storage space cleverly concealed in the ceiling of one of the bedrooms that is accessed by a pulldown attic staircase. Multiple levels provide to a unique layout with curved walls and staircases and a second entrance. There is also a private balcony to enjoy the outdoors. Also, cleverly concealed is additional storage space under the stairs.
Ideally situated between Riverside Park and Broadway, The Cloisters is a boutique, pet-friendly elevator landmarked building with part-time doormen, bicycle room, laundry room, part-time super and common garden.
There is doorman service from 10am to 11:00pm Monday through Thursday, and 6pm to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. A prime location in the Columbia University area, near the beautifully landscaped Riverside Park. Broadway is at the corner with fine restaurants and grocers. The #1 subway is just 2 blocks away and the M60 SBS bus to La Guardia is at 106th street.