Charm, luxury together in Medieval Revival home


Historic charm meets modern luxury in this six-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bath, brick, Medieval Revival-style house at 5000 Goodridge Ave.

A spacious, bright and airy home, it was built in 1921, and is set on a lushly planted corner lot of nearly half an acre. The house is graced with an abundance of oversized windows to maximize natural light and let the outdoors in. It enjoys a welcoming entry patio plus an inviting and secluded patio off an elegant sunroom.

Standout features include: an entry foyer; center hall with traditional English wall paneling; elegant living room with wood-burning fireplace, southern picture windows and decorative plasterwork ceiling.

There is also a large formal dining room with beamed ceiling; family room with custom built-ins and French doors; center-island kitchen with stainless-steel appliances (two wall ovens, two dishwashers, five-burner cooktop, 5-foot refrigerator); breakfast room with large windows and two wine refrigerators; pantry mudroom; west-facing heated sunroom with glass doors out to the patio; master bedroom suite (with two bathrooms, a walk-in closet, a wood-burning fireplace and its own private roof terrace)

Additionally, there is a second-floor laundry closet, large unfinished attic, central air-conditioning anda  natural slate roof. There is a wet bar and maid’s room in the finished basement, which is used as a fitness room.

A private driveway leads to an attached two-car garage. There is a fenced dog run and a storage shed. The property is approximately 0.44 acres.

It is conveniently located for well-known private schools (Horace Mann, Fieldston and Riverdale Country School).

There is als the vast greenery of Van Cortlandt Park, and transportation to Manhattan, including express buses and the No. 1 subway train.

The asking price is $3.4 million.

Brad Trebach, Trebach Realty