Property TypeUnit Rent
Property Sub TypeApartment
Now available for rent, this meticulously restored Harlem townhouse was built in the 1880's and is situated on the most beautiful residential block in Harlem. Nestled among stunning townhouses, its location in the Mount Morris Historic District is a stone's throw from Marcus Garvey Park.
Entering by way of the original stoop to the parlor floor, there's an entry foyer replete with dramatic mahogany stairs, bannisters, doors, with ornate cornices over all the doors and windows. This elegant floor has 11'3â ceilings in both the formal front parlor and less formal rear living room/library. There is a decorative fireplace, a wet bar, bookcases with library ladder. There is convenient stair access to the beautiful garden.
2nd floor: The second floor, with 10' ceilings, has a family room (which has been sound proofed) with decorative fireplace, formal dining room and a new powder room. Both rooms close off to the large kitchen with original enormous, floor to ceiling wooden pocket doors. The fully equipped kitchen has stainless steel appliances including a DCS stove with six burners, griddle and two ovens, a Bosch dishwasher, GE monogram refrigerator and a double sink. The cherry cabinetry offers ample storage. The floors, backsplash and counter tops are all black granite.
3rd floor: The master suite occupies the entire third floor with 9'3â ceiling heights. The master bedroom (also soundproofed) has large windows overlooking the garden and a lovely decorative fireplace. The master sitting room/study/additional bedroom occupies the front room on this floor. The oversized master bath has two sinks, a Jacuzzi tub, a six- spray shower and tons of storage including two closets.
4th floor: This floor houses two enormous bedrooms each with ensuite baths. Sun pours in through two large skylights. The unusual ceiling height of 10'5â continues on this floor allowing for amazing light throughout the day. There's an additional work/play area. The storage closet houses the washer/dryer.
Special features include brand new double-pane Lepage screened windows with original wood shutters, original ornate wood cornices above many doors and windows throughout, original and restored wooden pocket and regular doors, stunning banisters and stairs with original wainscoting and paneling, decorative fireplaces with original mantels, custom California Closets, high ceilings, open south and north exposures and brand new hardwood. Each floor can control the heat and air conditioning. There is new plumbing and electric throughout and an alarm system.
At the end of the block is the lush Marcus Garvey Park with a recreation center, pool, gym, amphitheater as well as many playgrounds and fields. Mount Morris Historical District is a landmarked neighborhood that maintains all its original charm and character while enjoying the recent addition of new retail, restaurants and residential building in the adjacent areas. There's a new Whole Foods Market close by on 125th Street. This home is very convenient to transportation including the 2,3,6 and C subway lines.