240 West 12th Street offers the opportunity to renovate a large townhouse in the heart of the West Village for yourself. Sitting on a quaint cobblestone street off the corner of Greenwich Avenue, the location offers both quiet and convenience.
The house is believed to have been built in 1867 in the Italianate period with a Federalist style influence. The high ceilings throughout offer an added sense of spaciousness and an abundance of light to the over 4100 square feet. There is also over 1000 square feet of usable space in the basement. The house was built 22 feet wide and 47 feet deep on a 73 foot deep lot. A lovely south facing garden is accessed from the garden and parlor levels.
The house currently consists of an owner's triplex (including the basement) and two free market floor-through rentals. If desired the house can be delivered vacant. With a yearly tax bill of only $23,200, this is an affordable opportunity for a purchaser to modernize a historic home in one of Manhattan's finest neighborhoods.
Parlor: The parlor floor is accessed from a high front stoop that offers both privacy and great light with its high windows. The parlor is the top floor of the owner's triplex and consists of a front living room, and a rear dining room and kitchen overlooking and accessing the planted garden. There is a full bathroom and the ceilings are 11 feet high.
Garden level: This is the second floor of the owner's triplex. It consists of two bedrooms, two offices and a full bathroom, and has access to the garden.
Basement level: This is the bottom level of the owner's triplex. It has a laundry room, a mechanical room, a playroom and a storage room. It accesses the front, from under the stoop.
Second floor: This floor consists of a floor through apartment with a large front bedroom, a large living room and kitchen overlooking the back garden, a small sitting room/office, and a full bathroom.The ceilings are 10 feet high.
Third floor: This floor also consists of a floor through apartment with a large front bedroom, a large living room and kitchen overlooking the back garden, a small sitting room/office, and a full bathroom. The ceilings are 8'4" high.