The iconic Pumpkin House in New York has sold for $ 2 million after being on the market for more than two years.
The Hudson Heights house, perched dangerously on a cliff overlooking the Hudson River, shines like a gigantic Jack O & # 39; Lantern when it is lit up at night and the sun sets from New Jersey.
It was last bought by interior designer William Spink for $ 1.1 million in 2000 and he tried to sell the property for $ 5.25 million in 2016. However, there were no customers after Spink had set the asking price too high.
High on the Hudson River is the famous property on the edge of the cliff known as The Pumpkin House & # 39;
Beautiful details on marble mantels, original from the 1920s construction, are present in the living room
Old world elegance, artistry and design are always present in this three-story house with a beautiful view of the Hudson River
The house opens with a salon floor, a sun-drenched & # 39; dining room with lots of old-fashioned charm
There are a number of beautiful lush gardens surrounding the property giving the new owner a real sense of privacy and seclusion
Built between the years 1923 and 1925, the house with two families is located more than 250 feet above the Henry Hudson Parkway, stands three stories high and comprises 3,144 square feet
The house, which had only four owners since it was built in the 1920s, finally sold to the fifth owner on Thursday for $ 2 million after being listed by Sotheby's International Realty.
Old world elegance, artistry and design are always present in this three-story house with stunning views of the Hudson River everywhere.
Built in 1925 for an engineer named Cleveland Walcutt, the three-story brick residence stands at 16 Chittenden Avevenu 250 feet above the Henry Hudson Parkway and is visible from the George Washington Bridge.
A secret garden and architectural opulence are just some of the many beautiful features of this historic house.
The house has six bedrooms and three bathrooms, including the one-bedroom / bathroom rental unit with a modern kitchen and a private terrace located on the lower level
There is a lot of space for books, jewelery and other trinkets in the house
The property was called Pumpkin House because of the seemingly jack-o-lantern face that glows over the Hudson and reflects the light of the setting sun
A renovated French country kitchen offers modern appliances to prepare perfect meals with a professional oven and stove
Wood paneling combined with the incredible views prove what a special place this house really is
The architectural gem dates from the 1920s. The brick house with six bedrooms and three bathrooms has a European grandeur.
As the Wall Street Journal reported, the Pumpkin House was built in the 1920s on a steel foundation sunk into a steep cliff on West 186th Street and was commissioned by Cleveland Walcutt, an engineer, bought on land from the estate of James Gordon Bennett, the publisher of the New York Herald. & # 39;
Original details are still present, including a solid marble fireplace in the living room and a floor-to-ceiling window.
The house of 3144 square meters will be opened with a salon floor, a sun-drenched & # 39; dining room, a library and a renovated kitchen "French country".
A long living room, a rooftop terrace and a balcony overlook the Manhattan skyline, the George Washington Bridge, the Palisades and the new Mario Cuomo Bridge.
The room also offers a separate one-bedroom apartment with spectacular views of the Hudson and neighboring Palisades.
A garage for two cars at the back of the house via a secluded garden offers private parking.
Lots of natural light floods the living room of the house with a beautiful view of the river and the Manhattan skyline
A dining area offers enough space for the guests to enjoy the house. Although it contains many objects, it does not feel messy
Archieffoto's of the New York Public Library show the Pumpkin House in 1934, left and 1938, right
The house has a total area of 3000 square meters and has two terraces, a large roof terrace and a pavilion
The view extends from the George Washington Bridge in the south to the cliffs of the Palisades in the north
The 17-meter-wide brick house runs over a cliff near the highest point of Manhattan, facing west towards the Hudson
The room also offers a separate one bedroom apartment with spectacular views of the Hudson and neighboring Palisades, which can be fully incorporated into the house for extra space