Listing Courtesy of: Daniel Wright - Compass Re Ny, Llc
$1,599,000 Down payment assistance icon Calculate Payment

300 College Rd Unit Building Bronx, NY 10471

Single Family Residence
5 Beds
3.5 Baths
Sq. Ft.

Property Overview

Time on Site
days
Days on Market
Views
Saves
IDYLLIC PARADISE SET IN FABLED FIELDSTON 20 MINUTES FROM LINCOLN CENTER! The Fieldston neighborhood is one of New York City's most beautiful and well-planned early-twentieth-century suburban communities consisting of approximately 257 houses and related structures. Based on recommendations made ...by Frederick Law Olmsted and James R. Croes who had surveyed the area in 1876, incorporated winding roads that followed the natural topography and preserved as far as possible its 'wooded knolls, dells, and hillocks.' House plots varied in size from an acre to less than a quarter acre, to ensure variety and make 'flat uninteresting rows of suburban houses impossible.' In 1928 the committee published a handbook containing names of approved architects, including, among others, Frank J. Forster, Julius Gregory, Dwight James Baum, Polhemus & Coffin, Electus D. Litchfield, and James W. O'Connor. Most owners chose Baum or Gregory, but all the architects working in Fieldston at the time designed the houses using the then-popular picturesque revival styles, including the Medieval, English Tudor, Mediterranean, Dutch, and Georgian Colonial. Prominent materials include clapboard, brick, stucco, fieldstone, and slate, and the buildings feature romantically composed facades with columns, porticoes, fanlights, chimneys, and steeply sloping or gambrel roofs. The designers sited the houses on their lots to take advantage of the varied and picturesque topography of the area. Many of the homes were published in leading architectural journals and magazines such as Better Homes & Gardens, Country Life and House Beautiful, giving the neighborhood a reputation as a showcase for good design This 1920's English Tudor Gem of a home has not changed hands since the early 1970s, boasting Two lots, offers its lucky new buyers an opportunity to escape the hectic and expensive apartment-dwelling lifestyle and return to a simpler way of life without the massive move to Westchester or beyond. Entering into the main entrance, you are immediately greeted by tons of character and light pouring in through its period windows and generous living room with WBF to the right and a formal dining room to the left. Everyone will want to hang out and gather in the treehouse-like den, or simply curl up with a good book on a nice crisp fall day. Working from home? No problem as a sweet office with gorgeous built-in wood shelves will satisfy that need right next to a windowed Vintage kitchen where you can appreciate this classic period of days gone by. On the 2nd floor, you will find Four wonderful Bedrooms and Two Bathrooms, hardwood floors, interesting details, nice closets, light, and charm. The third floor has yet another bedroom, and bath along with tons of additional attic storage. The basement with fabulous wood paneling has a myriad of rooms including a wine cellar and Washer/Dryer and doorway where you can exit to the outside to enjoy mature trees and plants flourish along with a huge front yard and back terraces for morning coffee, or hosting huge celebrations and garden parties. Continue reading
MLS#
OLRS-0081141
Property Type
Single Family
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
Year Built
1910

Receive an email as soon as the price changes

Receive an email

as soon as the price changes
Get Price Alerts

Enter your work address to view actual drive times with traffic for this property.

 

Calculating ...
Here is the weekday INRIX Drive Time from this property to . Change Address

Walk Score measures the walkability of any address, Transit Score measures access to public transit on a scale of 1-100.

How much home can I afford?

Get prequalified today and learn more.

Get Started
Example seller's savings based on a total commission of 3.99% vs. a traditional 6%. It is subject to change based on agreement between seller and agent. More
Listing Courtesy of: Daniel Wright - Compass Re Ny, Llc
Thomas O'Leary, License 10311207479, Xome Inc., License 10991227159, ThomasH.Oleary@xome.com, 844-400-XOME (9663), 750 Highway 121 Bypass, Suite 100, Lewisville, Texas 75067

IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers’ personal, non-commercial use, that it may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing, and that the data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS. Copyright 2021 Real Estate Board of New York. All rights reserved.
This content last refreshed on 5/7/2021 6:41:00 AM. Some properties which appear for sale on this web site may subsequently have sold or may no longer be available.
Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
Contact Agent Prequalify