Enjoy coffee every morning at your private waterfall


This unique, contemporary home at 5605 Independence Ave., offers stunning views of the Hudson River, all nestled in the trees at the end of a cul-de-sac for extreme privacy.

In fact, this four-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom home isn’t just a house. It’s a piece of art with unique features allowing light to stream from all angles, at all hours of the day.

The double-height entry is large and open with a skylight and custom built-ins, plus a powder room and oversized coat closet.

The large living room on the first level has additional custom built-ins for storage, and has amazing light with river views.

Leading from the foyer, you step into a large great room that includes a living room with a wood-burning fireplace, custom bookshelves and large windows leading to a deck overlooking the garden with more river views.

There’s also a dining area room plus a separate semi-circular library and sitting room with windows all around.

Your feet will feel the radiant heat floors as you enter an open, modern kitchen with two sinks, two dishwashers and two ovens, plus an eat-in area under a stunning skylight. You’ll also find sliding doors to a patio for enjoying your morning coffee in an ultra-private garden with a custom waterfall that flows through a garden area, allowing for an amazing sight — and wonderful tranquil sounds.

The lower level consists of three bedrooms and three full bathrooms.One of the bedrooms offers a private suite with walk-in closet, and a semicircular sitting room and private bathroom. The level also has a den/fitness area with a full bathroom and patio that opens to the garden.

A large laundry room and utility room completes this level, with an extra storage room for all your needs.

The upper level of this home features a gorgeous main bedroom suite with multiple walk-in closets with skylights, an extra sink, en-suite bathroom with soaking tub and large shower, and private patio to enjoy incredible views, plus a home office.

There is an additional room on this level ideal for a nursery or a second home office, and has its own private deck overlooking the river.

This work of art is waiting for you right now for just $2.65 million.

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