Townhouse Report Created: Sunday, July 8, 2018 - Listings Shown: 2
344 West 20th Street   
Listing #: 632071
Price: $7,850,000
Floors: 4
Approx Sq Ft: 3,072
Nghbd: Chelsea
Set in the heart of Chelsea, on a tree-lined block replete with townhouses. The four-story, renovated single-family townhouse seamlessly blends old-world charm and detail with modern living.Upon entering the formal stoop entrance, one is greeted with abundant natural light flooding the parlor floor. Grand 11 ceilings give the family room and formal living room an open, spacious feel. The ground floor boasts a 45 south-facing landscaped garden and outdoor kitchen.The expansive eat-in kitchen features Viking and Subzero appliances and flows into the formal dining room that boasts three French doors and overlooks the garden. The third floor is host to the master bedroom and Carrera marble bathroom with a soaking tub and rainfall shower. A large office, which could be used as an additional bedroom rounds out the floor. The fourth level is composed of three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is ample space in the full-height basement which is ideal for storage and the laundry room. Located between Eighth and Ninth Avenues, in the heart of the famed Chelsea Seminary District, you are steps away from the trendy High Line and New Yorks chic art gallery district. Also nearby are the Chelsea Market, the Chelsea Piers sports complex, the new Hudson River Park, and a wide variety of upscale restaurants and shops.
17 West 120th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 615862
Price: $4,300,000
Floors: 3
Approx Sq Ft: 4,480
Nghbd: Harlem
Location, Location, Location: Prime 20-footer, mint condition, luxurious brownstone in a close-knit community on well-kept, tranquil tree-lined block situated in the heart of the chic Morris Park Historic District. According to The New York Times, "the ambiance is Bloomsbury-like, calm"Designed by Alfred E. Barlow, the townhouse boasts period touches of 19th and early 20th centuries design and workmanship. With southern & northern exposures and a 50-foot, completed backyard, the approved three-family home plan comprises a duplex and boasts two additional units: 1x1 bedroom and 1x2 bedrooms. Original mahogany and oak wood, wainscoting and originals details. Other amenities included Wolf/Sub-Zero/Miele appliances, climate-controlled rooms, Schonbek crystal chandeliers, light fixtures, and imported Italian Marino Cristal light fixtures, built-in stereo speakers, ample closet space, Baldwin decorative hardware, designer kitchen cabinets, and two gas and 5 mantle fireplaces. Porcher bathroom fixtures in the duplex.In this family-friendly neighborhood, which was enacted a historic district almost 45 years ago, current residents include poet James Fenton, and writer Darryl Pinckney, the 42nd Comptroller of New York City Bill Thompson, Jr., et al. Historically, luminaries included Richard Rodgers, "one of the geniuses of the Broadway musical theater,? who lived next door, and "the grandfather of his collaborator, Oscar Hammerstein, famous for his countless contributions to building New York's theater and opera houses";cartoonist Thomas Nast of Harper Magazine; Mayor Thomas Gilroy; Arm & Hammer mogul/chemical engineer John Dwight; the late, the documentarian and filmmaker Albert Maysles, famed poet and humanitarian, Dr. Maya Angelou, more recently the L.A Lakers basketball legend Kareem Abdul Jabar, and many more.This exquisite, legal three family luxurious brownstone is close to two precincts and to the beautiful, historic Marcus Garvey Park?which has a swimming pool, the famed Fire Watchtower, designated a New York City landmark in 1967 (Designed by inventor and the pioneer of American cast-iron architecture James Bogardus, built in the mid 1840's before the invention of the telephone), and the state-of the-art Richard Rodgers' Amphitheater. Nearby are the lovely, restored Harlem Branch library designed by noted architectural firm of Mc Kim Mead & White; world-class restaurants; famed cultural, religious, and academic institutions; five hospitals; and excellent transportation hubs. The home is four blocks from the proposed Whole Foods Supermarket on Lenox Avenue aka Malcolm X Boulevard. And, don't forget the strong outreach underwritten by the Mount Morris Park Community Association (MMPCIA), which has been in existence for over 30 years, preserving the historic district and restoring the character of the neighborhood that was its hallmark at the time it was created.The property will be delivered Vacant with New Updated C of O.Property Tax: $5,244.17/Yr
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