*Currently Under Renovations*THE OPPORTUNITY:This is a magnificent full townhouse, oozing with charm, on the famed historic landmark of Sylvan Terrace, across from the Jumel Mansion Museum and surrounding Park, where President Washington resided in the 1700's. This meticulously restored 3 x 2 blocks square, of which Sylvan terrace occupies the center, is a most remarkable legacy of American history and architecture. Sylvan Terrace was named after the Latin word Silva, forest, as it was the wooded alley leading to President Washington's house. The original cobblestones and lanterns still resonate of carriages and grandeur.This is the perfect home for families looking for old-world charm, staff of the nearby Roosevelt Hospital, and the growing number of Harlem aficionados.FEATURES:This 20ft building is in the end-process of a gut renovation and will be delivered in mint condition. Brand new Kitchens and bathrooms. Fully skim-coated. This is a one-family house presently divided into two. Large Eat-in Kitchen features abundant cabinetry and counter space, dishwasher. Although this block has known no burglary since recorded history, a video security alarm links the home to the closest precinct. The Living Room features an original red brick vaulted fireplace and wainscoting.Double-pane windows.SECURITY: State of the art security system VIA cell phone, computerLOCATION AND TRANSPORTATION:Sylvan Terrace is a quiet pedestrian cul-de-sac extending west of Saint-Nicholas Avenue at 161st street. To access this private block by car, wheel West from St. Nicholas on 160th street; Sylvan is your first left; or walk the steps West of St Nicholas at 161st Street.Perched on the highest hill in Manhattan, this area is a worthwhile discovery: Sylvan Terrace is a Colonial-Style row of 20 townhouses leading to the Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum and Park, Manhattan's oldest home and home of Pst Washington in 1776 during the Revolutionary War of Harlem Heights.TRANSPORTATION:hopstop.com will precisely inform you on directions to 18 Sylvan Terrace according to your departure address. The subway C literally stops at the foot of Sylvan Terrace.18 Sylvan is on 161st Street and can be accessed from St Nicholas Avenue, which is a few steps East of Amsterdam Avenue.The M5 and M100 also take you there if you prefer buses.All services are offered on St Nicholas and Amsterdam Avenues; restaurants and take-outs abound. One block from Subway line C, Three blocks from line 1, close to line A and B too. Bus stops are right around the corner, M100, M101, M102, M103 and M104.
Architecture Style: Other
Roof Type: Unknown
Rooms: Bedroom, Full Bath, Patio