SOPHISTICATED HARLEM BROWNSTONE...Located on attractive tree-lined West 121st Street between Adam Clayton Blvd and Frederick Douglass Blvd this impeccably renovated semi-detached Italianate two (2) family brownstone has it all! The upper owner's triplex has four (4) bedrooms and three and a half (3.5) baths and has been thoughtfully renovated to include the modern conveniences of a SMART home which include wired speakers throughout and home automation capabilities juxtaposed with the character of the lovingly restored Pre-War elements.The Parlor level of the home has 10'5" ceilings and is sun-flooded with two (2) large windows facing North and floor-to-ceiling windows to the South facing the private terrace and courtyard. The home is outfitted with mixed-width Ipe hardwood floors throughout, five (5) original mahogany fireplace mantles adorned with inlaid decorative European concrete tiles, and the original mahogany carved pier mirror at the entrance. The spacious Chef's kitchen with large island is fully equipped with a Sub Zero refrigerator, Wolf range, and Blomberg microwave and dishwasher. The second floor of the house features 10'3" ceilings and two (2) large bedrooms on the North and South wings of the house with both bedrooms featuring large en suite bathrooms, abundant closet space and a South facing terrace. A separate laundry room is also accessible on this level. At the apex of the home sits an incredible floor-through Master Bedroom suite with 10' ceilings, separate bedroom/library/den/home office and stunning Master Bath that features a double wide steam shower, claw foot tub and mosaic and marble tiling throughout illuminated by an upper skylight. An enormous walk-in closet, two (2) restored fireplace mantles, and a private balcony also adorn this level. Situated above the Master Bedroom level is a private roof deck with additional attic storage, weather proofed decking, outdoor lighting and water outlets for outdoor gardening.
The lower English garden duplex is an efficient two (2) bedroom three (3) full bath home with access to the private backyard and patio on both levels. With its separate private Maisonette entrance it features exposed brick walls throughout, renovated open kitchen with new appliances, separate laundry room, and Ipe hardwood floors and 9' ceilings on the upper duplex. A handsome glass railing takes you to the cellar/recreation room which features 8' 1" ceilings, polished Terrazzo floors, exposed stone foundation walls and a wine cellar with barrel vaulted interiors. This unit can easily be used as a rental with excellent income potential or used as guest quarters for family or guests. Note: Buyer responsible for transfer taxes.
Courtesy of: Douglas Elliman 936 Broadway
Office Phone: 212.598.3199
Listing Agent: Sang (Hunie) Kwon
Updated: 26th January, 2020 6:39 AM.
248 West 121st St New York, NY