465 West 143rd Street
Convent Avenue & Amsterdam Avenue Hamilton Heights
Nearby Subway Stations
- Approx. Sq. Ft.4,604
- Alarm system
- Decorative fireplaces
- Original detail
A Distinguished Residence, A Distinctive Work of Art.This magnificent 1895 Multi-Family Townhouse in Historic Hamilton Heights exudes elegance as both a comfortable home and historically-rich showpiece. Nestled on the beautiful tree- and townhouse-lined Landmarked block of the original Hamilton Grange site sits a neo-Renaissance-style home faced in smooth limestone, boasting original architectural details throughout.
Currently configured as a large owner's duplex with a luscious garden and 2 top-floor rental units, this 19' wide, 4600-SF residence serves as the perfect owner-occupied investment, or can be returned to its single-family glory. Filling the home are impeccably preserved original elements that include 6 gorgeous decorative fireplaces, rich wooden shutters and pocket doors, a built-in hutch in the dining room, wood-paneled wainscoting in the master bedroom, plus solid oak and parquet floors throughout. Thoughtful upgrades have also been incorporated over time such as new windows, new fixtures in the kitchens and baths, a new water main line, alarm system and more.
Topping the appeal is its prime location off Convent Avenue, in an exquisite and essential enclave in a culturally-diverse community, with CUNYs City College, Harlem School of Arts, Dance Theater of Harlem, Hamilton Grange Museum, and convenient shopping and restaurants. Close to A, B, C, D, & #1 trains (145 St.) and garage parking around the corner.24-hour notice to show please.
Additional features of this building include: 7-year old roof, Low taxes, Original window shutters & doors, New water main, restored and well maintained, Landmarked, 19 feet wide , optional: 1, 2, 3 or 4-family legal, and Landmark-quality front windows.
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Uptown West, from West 125th Street to West 155th Street, from Riverside Drive to St. Nicholas and Edgecombe Avenues.
The Harlem sub-neighborhood of Hamilton Heights boasts some of the city’s most-desired townhouses, and is best known for “Strivers’ Row” — which is actually more than one block of Harlem townhouses that share rear courtyards — the Harlem sub-neighborhood of Hamilton Heights has some of the most-desired townhouses in New York City. Parts of Strivers’ Row were designed by the noted architecture firm of McKim, Mead and White, and in addition to the gardens in back many of the townhouses have lovely staircases, fireplaces, pocket doors, and moldings. Even in the surrounding area, the conjunction of great subway access (the train stops at 135th and 145th streets) and beautiful row houses makes Hamilton Heights a lovely place to rent or buy a home.