This Harlem Townhouse Has 6 Bathrooms: Real Estate Spotlight
HARLEM, NY — It isn’t exactly a starter home, but if you’re looking to buy in Harlem, you could do worse than this townhouse at 16 East 129th St.With five bedrooms and six bathrooms, the recently restored brownstone boasts an Italianate facade, garden studio and air rights that could allow for the construction of a “one family dream home,” brokers say.
• Listing Description: Welcome to 16 East 129th Street. This is your opportunity to buy into the vibrant and ever changing neighborhood of Harlem.This restored three family, Italianate Style homes facade remains true to its historic architecture with elaborate, bold ornament features; including a beautiful cornice, moldings and large double-hung wood doors.The building is currently set up with an owner s triplex, garden studio and an income producing fourth floor one bedroom. However, with an additional 2600+ square feet of air rights, there is also an opportunity to create a one family dream home.As one enters the owners expansive triplex unit, you are greeted by a grand open parlor with soaring ceilings. The Parlor has charming detail such as a limestone decorative fireplace, beautiful wood floors , ornament ceiling trim , elegant stain glass windows , eight foot tall custom doors and endless custom mill work that includes beautiful crown molding and a completely restored central staircase. In addition to this lovely detail, the current owner also designed and installed well thought out lighting, which is perfect for setting the right mood.The chef s kitchen has been renovated with cherry wood cabinetry, stonework back splash, granite counter tops and ample storage space . There is also a large center island that creates a nice separation between the dining and kitchen area.Just off the south facing kitchen, one may walk through beautiful French doors onto a large deck that overlooks a lovely back patio spilling over with sunshine. The patio has new wood fencing , finished with gorgeous stone work and lined with stone planters .On the top floor of the owners triplex, there are two nice sized, well lit bedrooms separated by a large full bathroom. And on the garden level, there is an additional full bath and bedroom that can also be a great place for guests.Harlem s next renaissance is booming as we speak. With Whole Foods coming in, notably famous restaurants such as The Red Rooster, the newly announced Park Avenue Redevelopment Zone, and the hundreds of new condominiums coming into the area, the next owners of 16 East 129th Street will be lucky enough to be a part of it all.The entire building was renovated in 2003, with all new electrical, plumbing, heating system and roof.Easily accessible to the 4,5,6 & 1,2,3.There is a private park next door which only owners on the block have keys to, the perfect getaway in the heart of harlem! For more information click here. See more photos of the listing below, courtesy of Oxford Property Group: