There’s a lot to love about Nyack, from its riverside beauty to its bustling Main Street. Today, Upstater’s visiting a Nyack two-story that’s perfectly placed to enjoy all that Nyack has to offer.
The c.1890 house has great bones; it’s been renovated but the interior needs some updates. The exterior is attractive with a wraparound porch and a gray-and-blue theme. Fretwork on the roof’s gable is a nice touch.
More colorful details jump out when you’re on the porch, specifically bicolor treatments on the porch columns and a wagon-wheel design on the front door. The porch ceiling, however, retains its natural sheen.
We’re not usually a fan of paneling, but we can appreciate the patina of the walls in the entrance hall. A leafy-print carpet covers the floor, and a lightly sketched wallpaper is above the paneling.
White quartz counters sit atop Shaker-style wooden cabinets in the kitchen. Some of the appliances are new, and the hardwood floor looks well-kept.
The walls are a mix of finishes, from wallpaper and wood paneling to a brick backsplash. We loooove that Dutch door, though.
Through that door is this covered porch with the same ceiling as the front porch. It’s a great place to sip tea and enjoy the birds splashing in the birdbath in the yard.
That leafy carpeting in the hall continues into the living room, which is large enough to bisect into two seating areas—one with half-paneled wainscoting, and the other with just painted walls. A brick column in the middle of the wall visually separates the two sides of the room.
Three bedrooms are upstairs, though the listing and the virtual tour appear to show just two. This one has wall-to-wall carpeting and plenty of room for dressers and other furniture.
This bedroom’s currently a home office.
Salmon-and-cream tile climbs halfway up the walls in the bathroom, topped by green striped wallpaper. The single-sink vanity and tub/shower probably could use an update.
A laundry area is in the unfinished basement. Keep holiday decorations and out-of-season clothing down here or in the full, walkup attic—or, even better, renovate the attic into a yoga space, personal library, or entertainment cave.
The house has views of the Hudson River, too.
The house measures 1,056 square feet and sits on almost a tenth of an acre on a dead-end street—a bonus for families. A fence around the yard helps keep kiddos and pets contained. The heart of downtown Nyack is three minutes north; if the weather’s nice, walking there takes about 20 minutes, and you can treat yourself to great shakshuka at Art Cafe as a reward.
If this Nyack two-story is calling your name, find out more about 2 Livingston Place, Nyack, from Elena Bertussi Bachman with Howard Hanna Rand Realty.