At over 7,500 square feet, a grand opportunity awaits your vision with this rarely available 26.5 foot Harlem townhouse at 33 Mount Morris Park West. Built in 1888, this home is located in one of the most sought after locations in Harlem situated on Marcus Garvey Park. Unlike most townhouses which face north and south towards each other, this house faces east over the park thus allowing for much more light than a north/south facing house. As you ascend through the house, light and views for a townhouse become unprecedented as does the house's scale and dimensions.
Previously owned by the famed dancer Loretta Abbott, who was one of the founding dancers of the Alvin Ailey Dance Company, this stately property is a fantastic canvas to be transformed into a state of the art home. Built on a 100 foot lot, the house is built to a 57 foot depth on 5 stories along with a garden and the ability to build up onto the roof top. The buildings truly magnificent facade has already been given an impressive restoration. The stoop and entry landing are memorable! Bring your vision inside where you will find high ceilings throughout and much of the original detail including the main staircase, moldings, ceiling rosettes and wainscoting in tact. Stunning fireplace mantle, many fabricated of stone in italy and imported to New York in the 1800s are rare examples of victorian craftsmanship.
The investment in this home will prove to be well worth the effort. Located on the square, protected from the vibrant activity and ample conveniences at the turn of a corner, the location's quiet sense of grandeur and stunning architecture would be the perfect backdrop for a spacious airy and luxurious lifestyle.