The penthouse at 394 Manhattan Avenue offers a unique level of luxury and splendor in one of New York City’s prettiest neighborhoods. The apartment is a duplex with an open staircase that wraps around the chimney of the working wood-burning fireplace. Eastern and western exposures provide brilliant sunlight all day long and to top that off there are two landscaped and furnished private outdoor spaces with grill provided. The apartment boasts a view of Morningside Heights on one side and Harlem skyline on the other and is only moments from Morningside Park, Central Park, Columbia University and the B/C trains for quick access to midtown or parts North.
Beyond the views, light and outdoor space, this home features private keyed elevator entry; three full bathrooms; skylights; a vaulted atrium; an extra loft space; two-zone central heat and air; stacked, vented washer-dryer; hardwood floors and window dressings provided. There is also a tremendous amount of storage including massive closets; built-in shelving in various locations throughout the home; a walk-in laundry closet; a nook for bikes on the upper level and a storage locker in the basement. The open kitchen features plenty of cabinets with soft-touch hardware; GE and KitchenAid appliances; vented range hood; pantry cabinet and granite countertops.
The neighborhood features attractive streetscapes characterized by elegant architecture and a tremendous amount of greenery, as well as the vibrant Frederick Douglass restaurant row scene, with amenities such as Sylvana, Harlem Shambles, Best Market, the Winery, Levain Bakery, Make my Cake, Row House; Bier International; Patisserie Les Ambassades and many others. And the listing agent will provide a load of Vermont firewood gratis for a lease signed before January 1; how’s that for a winter incentive?