116 West 118th Street is a spectacular and rare 20 foot wide townhouse in the landmarked Mount Morris Park historic district. Located on a brownstone block, this stately home is in excellent condition and large at 6,500 square feet. It was built in 1900 and fully renovated in 2013. Most townhouses in Harlem are 18 feet wide or less, finding a home a full two feet wider, which also has original details is rare. This gracious home consists of a homeowners 3,240 square-foot triplex and a garden apartment. This property qualifies for a mortgage rate up to 2% off the prevailing rate with one bank and cash for closing costs from two others. Ask us to connect you with these three banks today.
The homeowner's duplex includes six bedrooms, a home office and 4.5 bathrooms spread over three floors of living space, creating room to Zoom for everyone. It is simply exquisite. There are magnificent original details throughout the house including six decorative fireplaces, hardwood floors, an original hand carved staircase and original pocket doors which work.
The living room displays elegant, large windows bringing in beautiful, natural light. The 11-foot ceilings add to the spaciousness of this special home. A bright, south facing dining room with restored wood paneling and a decorative fireplace is a sunny place to gather during the day and elegant in the evening. The chef's kitchen offers an eight burner Thermador stove, a Thermador oven and dishwasher, a Liebherr fridge, a mosaic backsplash, a quartz countertop and an abundance of wood cabinetry. There are numerous kitchen cabinets to store all your gourmet gadgets and two windows for excellent ventilation. The private south facing landscape garden can easily be accessed from your home via the spiral staircase which leads to the upper-level deck. A half bath is conveniently located on the garden level for all to use.
The large primary bedroom offers an elegant en suite bath with a clawfoot tub, stall shower, double sinks, a privacy commode and a towel warmer. This spacious primary bedroom has a fireplace and a generous walk-in closet with custom fixtures. Also on the second floor is a north facing bedroom with three large windows. The second floor bedroom is roomy and bright. A second bath on this floor is fully renovated with glass mosaic tile and a storage vanity.
On the third floor you will find one of the best rooms in the house. The north facing bedroom, which spans the 20-foot width of the building, has four windows. This is a big, bright room. Also, on this floor you will find the fifth bedroom, a laundry room with a high-capacity washer and dryer along with the home office and sixth bedroom. A large skylight beams sun throughout the core of the townhouse.
The garden apartment consists of one bedroom, a home office and two bathrooms. Rent it out for income or keep it for guests. Here you will find a newly renovated kitchen, original details, and a separate entrance. The bedroom offers a garden view and a washer and a dryer. The two full baths are fully updated while the home office includes a closet.
Live luxuriously in Central Harlem, close to the subway, buses, three parks, and a vibrant community. Conveniently located near Columbia University, Mount Sinai, the Frederick Douglass Boulevard restaurant row, Blink Fitness,, Whole Foods, CVS and Walgreens. You will be close to both Central Park, Morningside Park and Marcus Garvey Park. Transportation options include: The B, C, 2, 3, and 6 trains, the M116, M102, and M1 buses on the corner and Citi bikes.