Facing the fabled Lincoln Park, a crown jewel of Hudson County Park System, and sprawled generously in an impressive Mediterranean-inspired Art Deco building on beautiful Kensington Avenue, this elegant and spacious condominium residence features 1773sf of ample living space, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, a formal dining room and Southern exposure. Much of the details in the pre-war residence have been impeccably maintained and lovingly restored including original doors, hardware, inlaid hardwood floors, coved 9ft high ceilings, moldings and picture rails. The gracious floor-plan, enhanced by 3 sets of French doors, contains 7 rooms in excellent proportions off of an arched central hallway. The spectacular 22ft living room is adorned with a semi-circular sitting area with Bay windows, and the separate kitchen is furnished with granite countertops, a large pantry and stainless steel appliances. The common charge includes heating. This stunningly beautiful residence served as the cinematic backdrop of 2009 feature film, "Two Lovers" starring Joaquin Phoenix, Gweneth Paltrow and Isabella Rossellini. 131 Kensington Avenue is an exemplary accomplishment of Mediterranean-inspired Art Deco architecture and features an awe-inspiring lobby with handsomely detailed ceilings and a set of casement windows looking out to a courtyard garden, an elevator, a central laundry room, on-site super and a common garden with several seating areas & BBQ grill. A few yards from Lincoln Park with a 9 hole golf course, 21 tennis courts, basketball courts, several sports fields, a nature's trail, a pond, weekly farmer's market and an iconic fountain and within a close proximity to several bus lines, Journal Square PATH, schools, cafes and schools, this ideally located condominium residence is a rare find. Please note annual tax is $5,688 annually (not as calculated on Zillow)
Listing courtesy of SAWYER SMITH RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE.
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