MLS® ID: RLMX-001030031535365
195 Edgecombe Avenue
Manhattan, New York, 10030 $2,815,000
Major Price improvement!
Nestled between Harlems historic Strivers Row and Sugar Hill, Edgecombe Avenue dubbed the home to Harlems Elite during the Renaissance Era. Hamilton Heights, specifically, was the home of many prominent and influential figures of it's time namely Langston Hughes, an American poet, Duke Ellington, an American composer, pianist and leader of a jazz orchesra, Thurgood Marshall, a lawyer who served as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States and William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, an American sociologist historian, civil rights activist author, and editor just to name a few.
Located in the upper section of Manhattan known as Hamilton Heights, 195 Edgecombe is poised on a tree lined block surrounded by elegant town homes. Built in 1901 this four story, pre-war home is sure to spark curiosity as to what's beyond it's limestone and brick exterior. This elegant property stands at 17'X50' ft and offers multiple options for it's new owner. Once operated as a legal bed and breakfast this home is in a unique position to be a fully functioning business if you choose. An additional bonus is that this property is commercially zoned for medical use and has unused build-able square footage if expanding is an exciting project you'll like to take on.
For those who are interested in purchasing a , or having a home that will generate through its rental units then this is the home for you. As you enter through the beautiful oak doors you will be immediately greeted with original details that traditionally, draws a buyer into wanting to purchase a townhome in Harlem. Such features include vintage hickory wood flooring, 12' ft ceilings, beautiful crown moldings, exposed brick walls and of course the eye captivating original detailed wood work that is carved into the staircase, it's railings and its banister. The home offers a new roof, with an updated electrical system, and new plumbing and sprinkler system. Take advantage of this unique opportunity today.
Getting around the city is a breeze as this home is a only one block away from the A, B, C & D trains. If you prefer, there is an express bus that would get you to 42nd street in three stops. Also not too far away are the 2/3 trains and the Metro North Station.
Points of interest include: Hostos Community Campus serving the Inwood, Washington Heights and Northern Bronx community and provides a large variety of quality certificate for at various points in their educational journey.
The City of New York located in Hamilton Heights overlooking Harlem in Manhattan, 35-acre Collegiate Gothic campus spans Convent Avenue from 130th to 141st Streets St. Nicholas Park which contains Alexander Hamilton's historic home, "The Grange." Now designated as the Hamilton Grange National Memorial, it was moved 500 feet in 2008 from Convent Avenue to the north side of St. Nicholas Park, facing 141st Street.
Riverside Park stretching four miles from 72nd to 158th streets along the Hudson River, widely regarded as Manhattan's most spectacular waterfront park and as such one of only eight officially designated scenic landmarks in the City of New York.