Historic Harlem Dream Home on Madison Avenue spanning over 3700 square feet and will be delivered vacant.
Welcome to this breathtaking turn-of-the-century brownstone in prime Harlem, a 3 family home with incredible period charm and private outdoor space. Including two 1-bedroom units and an owner's duplex, there is ample opportunity for rental income production or multi-generational living.
2048 Madison Avenue boasts gorgeous interiors that harmonize complementary time periods, textures, and design themes. Ornate wood moldings and wainscoting, exposed redbrick walls, elegant oversized sash windows, and beautiful hardwood floors offer a sublime old-world palette for modern flourishes and contemporary finishes. Chandeliers, exposed wood beams, and ceiling medallions punctuate airy 10.5 ft. ceilings. There are also 8 fireplaces with marble, slate, and wood mantels which can be restored to full working condition.
The garden and parlor levels of the home have self-contained 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartments with corner kitchens, custom built-ins, bright living areas, original mantles, and spacious bedrooms. The garden unit has direct access to a private backyard with lush planters and ivy-strewn fencing.
The owner's duplex spans over 1,400 sq. ft. and has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and designer finishes throughout. The eat-in kitchen overlooks the garden and is adorned with chic marble countertops, a subway tile backsplash with integrated wall sconces, black-and-white mosaic rosette tile floors, custom cabinets, an antique island imported from India, and a suite of high-end SMEG appliances. The main bathroom is a paradigm of rustic sophistication, with black tiles, wood accents, industrial light fixtures, a walk-in rain shower, and a deep Jacuzzi-style Kohler soaking tub. A finished cellar with a several storage rooms and a laundry room with a side-by-side washer/dryer completes this wonderful townhouse.
2048 Madison Avenue was built in 1900 and sits across from a Victorian Gothic church designed by famous architect James Renwick Jr, who was also behind Saint Patrick's Cathedral on 5th Avenue. Situated in Central Harlem, the house is close to all the restaurants, bars, cafes, and shops that line Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevards. Marcus Garvey Park, the National Jazz Museum, and Apollo Theater are all nearby, and Central Park is easily accessible via bicycle, local bus lines, or the 2/3/4/5/6 subway lines. The Harlem stop on the Metro North Railroad Hudson Line is just over 5 blocks away.