117 Van Cortlandt Ave $849,000


    117 Van Cortlandt Ave New York City, NY 10301

    SOLD 3/25/2021


    • 3 Beds
    • 2 Baths
    • 2,457 sq. ft.
    • $0 Maint/CC
    • $555 Re Taxes
    • Condo/Townhouse
    • MLS# 3104557
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    Property Details

    Every once in a while, a storybook house comes along. Yes, fairytales do come true! The home located in Lower Grymes Hill has so much character and history. Built in 1909, this multi award winning Victorian Center hall Colonial has so much to offer. As you walk up to the house, among the curated landscaping, you enter through a lovely sun porch with hard wood floors and multiple windows and exposures. The grand stair is separated by an elegant formal dining room with coffered ceilings, updated eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, designer cabinetry and granite countertops. There is access to the garden/backyard through a very useful mudroom off the kitchen. A formal living room with wood burning fireplace is perfectly appointed. The family room is comfortable and a bathroom is also located on the first floor. The upper floor consists of three bedrooms. The large primary bedroom has cathedral ceilings and ample closet space. The two secondary bedrooms are proportionate along with a huge full bathroom and dressing area and plenty of closet space. There is an attic with pull down stairs. Many original details including hardwood floors, crown moldings, a diamond pattern window grid for historic windows, hardware and more. Most windows have been replaced and/or historically preserved. Original six panel poplar wood doors with crystal door knobs throughout the home. Full finished basement with storage area, pantry, laundry area and open recreation area. The backyard consists of a multi-level entertaining levels, hand laid stone and pavers, lush landscaping and privacy. There is a long driveway to fit at least 5 cars leading to a large two story detached garage with two entrances. The newly painted wood paneled house is covered in 6 separate Benjamin Moore Historic paint colors with period style. The mechanicals consist of a well-maintained cast iron hot water system and baseboard heat. New hot water heater. Central air conditioning throughout. Irrigation system. Home has alarm and surveillance system. Close to transportation. Express buses and the Staten Island Ferry. Forest Avenue for great dining and fun. Close to highway to Brooklyn and New Jersey. Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island Zoo and Clove Lake Park. Silver Lake Park for golfing.

    • General Features
      • Hoa Fee 0.00
      • Neighborhood New York City
      • New Development No
      • Real Estate Tax 555
    • Building Features
      • Building Bike Storage No
      • Building Doorman No
      • Building Elevator No
      • Building Garage No
      • Building Gym No
      • Building Laundry No
      • Building Pets Yes
      • Building Pool No
      • Building Prewar Yes
      • Building Rooftop No
      • Building Storage No
      • Central Ac Yes
      • Formal Dining Room Yes
      • Foyer No
      • Has Fireplace Yes
      • Has Outdoor Space No
      • Number of Half Baths 0
      • Number of Rooms 10.00
      • Unit Balcony No
      • Unit Garden No
      • Unit Laundry No
      • Unit Terrace No


    10301 (New York City) Demographics

    36 Median Age
    10,956 Population Density (per sq. mile)
    42% College Educated
    $55,700 Estimated Median Income
    6,331 Estimated Total Home Owners
    8,030 Estimated Total Renters
    44% / 56% Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
    0 Estimated Average Household Size
    39,519 Total Population
    Community data courtesy of LiveBy, Inc.

    Market Last 30 Days In This Postal Code

    $685,000 Median Sales Price
    3 Homes Sold
    8 New On Market

    Average Days on Site

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        Property History

        Date Event Price Percent Change
        -- New in Database Source New Value: $899,000 5.89%
        3/25/2021 2:09:00 PM Sold Source New Value: $849,000
        11/28/2020 3:27:53 PM Status Changed Source New Value: Contract Signed
        10/20/2020 3:27:11 AM Price Reduced Source New Value: $849,000

        Note: All room dimensions, including square footage data, are approximate and must be verified by the buyer. The information contained herein is furnished by the owner to the best of his/her knowledge but is subject to verification by the purchaser, and agent assumes no responsibility for the correctness thereof. The sale offering is made subject to errors, omissions, change of price, prior sale, or withdrawal without notice. In accordance with the Law, this property is offered without respect to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, familial status or disability. This is not intended to solicit property currently listed.