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$3,500,000
6bed
5bath
4,650 sfsquare feet
215 West 137th Street, New York, 10030

215 West 137th Street New York NY 10030

Exquisite turn-key brownstone on one of the best-preserved townhouse blocks in Manhattan. Refined elegance across 6 beds and 4.5 baths with wood-paneled parlor floor, elevated rear terrace, private parking garage, central air conditioning, new windows, and roof-top solar panels. Best of all, the legal two-family property can be used as either a six-bedroom home or a spacious triplex over separate garden apartment. Grand double doors and entrance vestibule open to a Parlor floor full of charming 19th Century detail and lofty 11-foot ceilings. Pocket doors reveal the sun-drenched Living Room with its curved alabaster fireplace, one of seven distinctive fireplaces found throughout the home. Broad chef’s Kitchen features walnut counters, marble-topped workspace, and appliances by Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Miele. Quarter-sawn paneling, coffered ceiling, unique penny-tile hearth, and huge stained-glass window adorn the spectacular formal Dining Room. A windowed Butler’s Pantry with tiled Powder Room connects to the large Terrace overlooking King’s alley, the gated lane accessible to the home’s Garage below. Upstairs, the large north-facing Primary Bedroom features a dressing room and en-suite bath with unique woodwork, enormous soaking tub, and stained-glass window. Pocket doors connect to a wet-bar and the grand south-lit room with leafy views of the block’s historic brownstones. The home’s top floor includes a north-facing third Bedroom suite with windowed Bath, and a gloriously bright front-facing 4th Bedroom. A spa-sized Bathroom with clawfoot tub, walk-in shower, double-sinks, and two skylights completes the floor. The Garden level includes substantial north and south-facing rooms, kitchen, full bathroom, and a private front entryway. The floor can be seamlessly used as extra bedrooms, home offices, or as a fully-separate apartment. The nicely finished Basement hosts the buildings mechanical rooms, laundry, and large tiled space perfect as a recreation room or as secure storage. With roof-top solar and three zone central A/C, 215 West 137th combines 19th century detail with 21st century sustainability. New wood windows were recently installed throughout the home, with additional sound-dampening lamination added for the quiet bedrooms. The homes rear garage is directly accessible, and ready to be outfitted for the new owner’s electric car charging. Opening to Striver’s Row rear carriage lane, the garage enables seamless personal car access to the city’s boroughs, nearby countryside, and points beyond.
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  • Listing Id
    7708910
  • Status
    Closed
  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Baths
    5
  • Year Built
    1910
  • Interior
    High Tech Cabling
  • General
    Storage Area
  • Exterior
    Gardens
  • Property Style
    Other Style
  • Cooling
    Other A/C
  • Neighborhood
    Harlem
  • Fireplace Count
    1 Fireplace
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