On one of Hamilton Heights most acclaimed blocks, nestled among large oak trees and contiguous brownstone streetscape lies one of the best-kept secrets in all of Hamilton Heights: 5,290 interior square feet containing of two separate and generous units: an upper triplex and a lower duplex. Even more, the 1910 façade of this Second Empire townhouse perfectly blends turn of the century character with contemporary living! Rarely are such luxurious finishes & state-of-the art systems married with a complete restoration renovation.
Having undergone a complete renovation and restoration. Intricate wood details from the late 1800's are abundant and preserved with painstaking stripping, hand-sanding, and staining. For example, fireplace mantels are found in nearly every room; the original banister in perfect condition; a large mahogany pier mirror eloquently stands guard at the front entrance. At 3,174 square feet, the upper triplex is comprised of a parlor floor with private wrap-around terrace (measuring approximately 250 SF), a floor of chambers with laundry/ utility room (third floor) and patio, a master suite, with master bath, walk in closet and additional terrace (fourth floor), along with private roof deck. Additionally, there are six (6) private outdoor areas in this home: a full roof deck, a terrace off of the parlor floor, two private balconies, a garden, and a lower level garden. Moreover, a wide landing staircase becomes L shaped with ¾ landing at floors 3, 4, and leading up to the roof.
The parlor, which boasts a depth of 68 feet and width of twenty feet, is noticeably expansive. As this floor is completely open, sans partitions, upon entry ones' sightline is immediately drawn to the expansive, top of the line, chef's kitchen.
In it, a 40in Sub Zero refrigerator, professional-grade & vented Wolf gas range, Bloomberg dishwasher, built-in warmer drawer and seven-foot island. with a half dozen under cabinets and seven feet of clear counter space. Turn right, open the sliding doors, and head out to a private wrap-around terrace mentioned earlier. Then head down a steel spiral staircase that leads directly to a private garden. Back in the living room, a powder room, and dining room are all generously proportioned for very comfortable living perfect blend of turn-of-the-century character combined with all of the modern amenities you could ever want.
On the third floor, two half-floor suites are complimented by private baths with a convenient, enormous center laundry room. The front suite is the full width of the house with a decorative fireplace mantel, an enormous closet, and a full marble bathroom. The back suite has another decorative fireplace, another closet, private balcony, and connected "bonus? windowed room in the extension with restored French doors.
Floor four is dedicated to head of the home, occupying the entire fourth floor: a rear bedroom with contains an elegant and superior en-suite master bath clad in custom marble tiling and generous walk-in closet and private outdoor space. From the master suite, take the big staircase up to the fifth level of the building, which houses an oversized bulkhead with large storage closet and opens up to your full roof terrace with magnificent views of City College, and the village of Hamilton Heights.
The 2,116 SF duplex is a house unto itself and comprises of a generous two-bedroom, two-bathroom layout with access to the beautiful fenced-in and private backyard and includes a beautiful tree for additional privacy and shade.
Courtesy of: Douglas Elliman 1995 Broadway
Office Phone: 212.362.9600
Listing Agent: Amala Redd
Updated: 20th August, 2018 5:23 PM.
224 West 137th St New York, NY