470 West 143rd St

Half Bath
Multi Family Townhouse


Brian Phillips
Brian Phillips
  • Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

Property Description

Nestled in the gold coast of the Hamilton Heights historic district, off south Convent Ave, offered is 3969+/- square foot limestone residential townhouse having five stories and zoned with a commercial overlay on the ground floor for light retail/professional practice. Designed by architect John P. Leo and built by developer Charles H. Holland in 1895, this renaissance revival, neo gothic style home boasts 10 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, 7 non-working gas fireplaces, a south facing garden, a full cellar and original details throughout. The service entrance to the left of the main entrance leads to what could be a floor-through apartment equipped with a large existing kitchen, powder room, laundry room, interior stairs to a full cellar having high ceilings, plenty of work space and storage as well as access to a south facing garden having a serene view of Our Lady of Lourdes Church to the left. The main entrance opens to a large welcoming foyer/sitting room. One flight up the beautifully carved grand mahogany staircase, the parlor floor also having high ceilings features a sitting room with gas fireplace in the center parlor, a large drawing room for entertaining in the front parlor and what could be a large eat-in kitchen or formal dining room in the rear parlor having a gas fireplace in addition to an existing full bathroom in the rear extension possible powder room and deck with steps down to the garden. The 3rd floor has 2 master bedrooms with respective dressing areas and gas fireplaces or what could be a master bedroom floor through suite with a home office having an existing full bathroom in the rear extension. The fourth floor has two more bedrooms each having gas fireplaces, a full bathroom, an existing kitchenette (possible laundry room) and a door to possible south facing roof deck above the rear extension. The 5th floor has an additional bedroom in the rear, formerly the maid's room, a full bathroom and a door to what could be a large north facing roof deck. Perfect as a single family with or without ground floor business or as a multi-family. Currently vacant. Located just two blocks from the City College campus and the Alexander Hamilton Grange National Memorial in St Nicholas Park which offers a dog run. A short walk to the A, B, C, D and #1 trains on West 145 St in addition to the southbound 100 & 101 buses on Amsterdam Ave making subway stops going east along 125th Street. In close proximity to New York Sports Club, Duane Reade, Pathmark, Jackie Robinson Park and Riverbank State Park which has an Olympic sized swimming pool in addition to other services including restaurants, cafes, bars and shops along West 145 St, Amsterdam Ave and Broadway.
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  • Interior
    3,969 Sq Ft.
  • Property Type
    Multi Family Townhouse
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  • Pre-War
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  • Fireplace
  • Pets Allowed
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