Located on one of the most charming, architecturally beautiful blocks in the coveted Jumel Terrace Historic District, 438 West 162nd Street presents a fusion of a modern renovation and original period details creating a space for beautiful living. Measuring 19.5 feet wide encompassing over 4,000 square feet of space plus an 1000sqft private south facing garden. This bayed limestone was originally Designed by Henry Fouchaux and built in 1896, displays both Romanesque Revival and Classical. Renovated to include two brand new gorgeous Leicht European kitchens with a decadent concrete counter and all updated bathrooms stylized with elegant marble. The original details include six original tiled fireplaces, ornate hand carved woodwork, mahogany pocket doors, original Cherry wood staircases, shutters, wainscoting and breathtaking woodwork banisters, three grand skylights on the top floor filtering light inside and soaring ceiling heights of 12 ft with decorated ceilings with a beautiful frieze. This home is flooded with natural light throughout the day and is surrounded by lush green everywhere on a wide block. You can live here in serenity and still be in the heart of NYC! There are 6 bedrooms and three full bathrooms in this home spanning four large floors. The house is plentiful in space and living the life of a New Yorker while being able to have a true home. While the house is primarily configured for a one unit layout, the second kitchen on the fourth floor provides the opportunity to consider other lifestyle options. In addition, it can be configured as a triplex home with the garden level for rental income. There are a great many ways, all configured for a home environment with investment opportunities.The area: West 162nd Street is one of the widest blocks in Manhattan and is a double-sided tree-lined Townhouse block. The C train is located right on the corner and takes you to midtown in 18 minutes. The A train is a few blocks away and can take you to midtown in half the time. The accessibility to trains in fantastic. Also, the accessibility to the Morris Jumel gardens, the high bridge parks, running paths and the community gardens create a serene life amongst the NYC go. The bicycle baths are plenty! The Historic District abuts a playground and walking trail along the Harlem River up to 178th street and a dog park at the corner of Edgecombe Avenue & West 155th Street. Washington Heights is an emerging neighborhood with easy access to the 163rd street subway station, 3 grocery stores, Chase Bank, Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, short distance to RiteAid, a host of neighborhood restaurants and bars, 20 minute drive to Greenwich, CT and a 7 minute drive to Fort Lee, NJ. Property Taxes are extremely low ($12.000/yr)
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