Now, the BoogieDowner usually does not cover much Riverdale real estate. That's not because we don't love Riverdale, we do. Van Cortlandt Park is great, Wave Hill is great, I can even enjoy a nice Manhattan Japers' hoops game when they're getting thumped by the Fordham Rams.
The scarcity of Riverdale real estate coverage is due to the fact that for the most part the cost per square foot you'll get in Riverdale is much higher than in other less exclusive parts of the Bronx. But there's no denying the draw of the quasi-suburban feel while still technically being in the city. There's a reason people pay a premium to snatch up real estate in Riverdale.
If the mantra of the Listing of the Day is cheap, big, and with good transportation, this listing is all about size. A BoogieDowner reader sent in a hot tip on a HUGE (if not cheap) place in Riverdale (Thanks, Joy!). Size is what got this puppy in the door.* So here we go...
This thing really is massive in terms of size. It's bigger than most houses. Four bedrooms and THREE BATHROOMS. Really, how many people have three bathrooms in their residence? Million dollar homes on Long Island or in Westchester do not have three bathrooms.
There is also laundry in the apartment itself, a den, and eleven closets. While the price tag is certainly out of range for a lot of BoogieDowner readers, if you're hunting and that's your price point, why pay the same amount for a 600 square footer on the Upper East Side or Tribeca?
Transportation can be tough in Riverdale with no direct subway line, but if you can pay this number for an apartment, you can afford the Metro North ticket into Grand Central.
*that's what she said