Property Description for 89 Nixon Ave
89 Nixon Ave, located in the picturesque Ward Hill neighborhood of Staten Island. This sprawling colonial home boasts stunning views of both the Verrazano Bridge and the Manhattan skyline from every window and everywhere on the property! Custom built in 1941 for a harbor sea pilot and then purchased in 1969 by another harbor sea pilot and his family, as this home has had only 2 owners, adding to its unique character and charm and sharing the same love of this location and prestigious home and views. Featuring three bedrooms and three bathrooms, this spacious home provides ample space and lots of closets. Inside, the home is filled with natural light and features an open and inviting floor plan. The living room has a wood burning fireplace and provides a cozy space for relaxing and enjoying the breathtaking views of the outside. It also has french doors to lead to the patio, with again, stellar views and comfort, while the nearby kitchen is well appointed and perfect for cooking and entertaining. The kitchen was renovated with stainless steel Dacor appliances, granite countertops and designer cabinetry. The dining room can fit an intimate group comfortably with views and easy access to the kitchen and living room.
Upstairs. the three bedrooms offer plenty of space and privacy with the master bedroom featuring its own private balcony with stunning views of the bridge and city as well as an en-suite bathroom and walk in cedar closet. The other two bedrooms are equally spacious and offer plenty of closet space. Special features of this home include original details adding to its charm and character, high velocity central air conditioning, whole house fan, attic for storage, original hardwood floors, full unfinished basement with high ceilings, slate roof, brick pavers and designer landscaping. In addition to its meticulously maintained interior and prime location, this home also features a large backyard perfect for outdoor activities and entertaining. There is a separate garage with electric, water and telephone. Situated on the high end of the street, with water and bridge views from every window, this home is a dream for anyone who wants to gaze at the pristine sights. There is great light streaming from all the oversized windows. If you are looking for a home with classic elegance and modern comfort, 89 Nixon Avenue is the perfect choice. Close to transportation, buses, ferry / new fast ferry and local train. Easy to Staten Island Expressway to New Jersey and Brooklyn/NYC. Forest Avenue is a walker’s paradise with shops, local eateries and bars/cafes. The historic Caleb T. Ward Mansion, which is visual from the backyard, takes you back in time when it was built in 1835 and became a landmark in 1978. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caleb_T._Ward_Mansion. Nearby culture of Staten Island include: The St. George Theatre, Snug Harbor, Staten Island Zoo, public golf courses nearby, Silver Lake and Clove Lake Parks nearby. Casa Belvedere- Italian Cultural Center and the National Lighthouse Museum. Staten Island is named “The greenest borough ". Come take a look and make this NOSI- (North Shore-Staten Island), home your own.