It will be difficult to find a better value in the city than this sun-drench suburban style "home" duplex apartment with spectacular, sweeping views of the Manhattan skyline and East River.
Welcome to Island House on Roosevelt Island, presenting 555 Main Street, #1315 Roosevelt Island, NY 10044. This 3-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom duplex with roughly 1600sf of well-utilized space is an unbeatable value. Additionally, the unit comes with external storage unit.
The upstairs is comprised of a large living-dining room, windowed kitchen with a Bosch dishwasher and convenient powder room. This light-filled unit is highlighted by breathtaking Manhattan views and tranquility of the east river. Each of the three downstairs bedrooms are generous in size with ample closet space and equally remarkable views. The master suite includes an ensuite bathroom and large, walk-in closet. Building residents enjoy a newly renovated courtyard, fitness center and lobby.
It is easy to get all over Manhattan, Long Island City, and neighboring Astoria in about 20 minutes because the island is commutable by: the Roosevelt Island Tram, the F train, the Astoria Ferry line, the M86 bus line, land bridge from Astoria, and CitiBike. Also, perhaps more important now than ever, people are able to self-park in the parking garage on the island and have a reserved spot.
Enjoy all the conveniences of city living, with a suburban setting minutes from the city. Roosevelt Islanders love the speak-easy reputation of Roosevelt Island and its oasis of calm and community living minutes away from the city. Roosevelt Island offers conveniences of ample outdoor space and neighborhood lifestyle that people are looking for. It is an attractive alternative to city living because of the abundance of community amenities and outdoor space, such as: parks, green space, gardens and community gardens, running and biking paths, swimming pools, baseball and soccer fields, basketball and tennis courts, and playgrounds to name a few. Roosevelt Island is committed to green living, and in addition to weekly composting drop-off, one is able to even forage some plants and herbs on the island, and there is a membership run community garden.
Other parks include: Southpoint Park and Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park in the south and Lighthouse Park at the north end of the island. Some parks and green spaces include access to complimentary BBQ grills. The vibrant community also includes the newly developed Cornell Tech campus with landscaped park space, cafes, The Graduate Hotel and rooftop dining at the Panorama Room. Further, residents have access to the New York City public library, schools, post office, the new Foodtown grocery store, two well-stocked bodegas, weekly Farmers Market, Duane Read, Starbucks and a number of local restaurants featuring at least 5 cuisines.