This gem in Riverdale/Kingsbridge has to be seen to be believed. It's a 1,782 square-foot, single-family, brick home featuring three bedrooms and two renovated full bathrooms, a finished basement renovated in 2020, and a large bamboo-enclosed backyard. The original hardwood floors throughout the first and second floors have been beautifully refinished. New, energy-efficient windows throughout. A balcony off the dining room overlooks a tree and plant-filled backyard with a metal platform and stairs. Cambridge paving stones and sustainable rubber mulch supply extra comfort and tranquility, while rain barrels collect water from the gutters that can be used to water plants and clean the patio. The renovated windowed eat in kitchen is flooded with sunlight and overlooks the patio and garden. The widened driveway with brick retaining walls constructed on both sides with drainage pipes prevent buckling and erosion. The front patio was also completely renovated and remodeled with granite steps and a balcony and features a retractable awning. In July 2020, the home was rewired to expand the electrical capacity, and lights and outlets have been added, including on the back balcony. A renovated 2nd-floor bathroom with two elegant sinks and a spacious walk-in shower featuring a 20-inch rain showerhead and adjustable, wall-mounted body sprays. Custom-cut wall tiles and stone shower floor are both comfortable and inviting. In 2020, the entire basement was gut-renovated and features new washer/dryer hookups, skim-coated and painted concrete and sheetrock walls, a full custom-constructed bathroom, High-efficient, recessed lighting and a ceiling fan and can easily be used as a gym, a fourth bedroom, or a den. This truly picturesque oasis is very close to the retail shops and restaurants on nearby Broadway and all major mass transportation, including the #1 subway, local and express buses, and the Metro-North commuter train. Historic Van Cortlandt Park, New York City's third-largest green space is nearby. The park is home to more than 1,000 acres of rich forest and an enormous parade ground, the nation's first public golf course, the oldest house in the Bronx, and the borough's largest freshwater lake. Even closer on the south side of this elegant home is Ewen Park, which also features trails, basketball courts, a sledding hill, a dog-run, and a paved walkway that will speedily transport you to the many shops and restaurants up the hill in Riverdale.