All showings (including open houses) are by appointment only. Welcome to 124 West 131st St, a magnificent and historic townhouse located on one of the most picturesque and tree-lined blocks in Harlem. Built in 1885 by architect Cleverdon & Putzel and developed by Samuel O. Wright, this unique 18-foot-wide townhouse is a rare gem that has stood the test of time. It is one of four Neo-Grec style row houses with Queen Anne style elements that line the block, giving it a classic and timeless charm. The block has been Landmarked by NYC so you will always retain the wonderful character. As you step inside, you'll immediately notice the stunning original details that have been preserved over the years. The parlor floor features soaring ceilings with intricate plaster moldings, a grand staircase with original woodwork, and original doors that lead to a formal dining room. At about ~850sq ft/floor. the living room and bedrooms also boast original fireplaces, and the skylight in the center of the house fills the space with natural light. But that's not all - this property is also an excellent opportunity for you to create your dream home. All approved plans, permits, and architectural drawings are included, giving you the freedom to customize and renovate the space to your exact specifications. You can choose to keep the original details and restore them to their former glory, or you can go modern and add your personal touch to the space. The property also has additional air rights available, allowing the property to be expanded in the rear and an ability to an additional penthouse floor. The property is also available to be delivered already fully finished in 2024 for $4.2 million. Seller financing is available. With the ability to create your dream home from the ground up, this property is perfect for anyone looking to design a space that truly reflects their personality and style. You can build the ultimate one-family mini-mansion, or an owner's home with rental units to pay all your bills, or investment rentals, or even a condo conversion. The options are endless, and with the approved building plans, the process is faster, less expensive, and simpler than starting from scratch. Located close to the 125th Street commercial corridor, this neighborhood is packed with an abundance of shopping, entertainment, and culture. Whether you're heading to the outlets, the Apollo, or local museums, you'll never run out of things to do. Plus, convenient public transportation options make it easy to explore everything Harlem has to offer. Minutes to B/D, A/C 4/5/ and 2/3 train lines. Parking is available from MV Garage located just 80 ft away on the same block (not included in sale). Short walks to Whole Foods, Red Rooster, Clay Maison Harlem, Supermarkets, Coffee Shops and more! Don't miss this rare opportunity to create your dream home in one of the best locations in Harlem!