You wouldn’t suppose it’s New York Metropolis.
There are 20 nearly an identical picket row homes lining Sylvan Terrace, a cobblestone avenue connecting Jumel Terrace in Washington Heights to St. Nicholas Avenue — by way of stairs.
Usually, discovering a house on such a good looking, sought-after block is a tricky climb, however the New York Publish is reporting two can be found proper now.
This week, one of many yellowish picket properties hit the market — No. 16, for those who actually need to know — with an asking value of $1.75 million. And for those who can’t make the down fee crucial to purchase, you may all the time lease No. 7, which is out there for $6,500 a month.
The house on the market is presently configured as a three-bedroom, however has the potential for a fourth. It options double-entry doorways resulting in a parlor with Brazilian cherry wooden floors, crown moldings, a fire and double-height home windows. There’s a second hearth in an ideal room off the kitchen on the backyard stage, main exterior to a patio.
The primary bed room is accessed by way of French doorways — it was as soon as a proper eating room — and has a winding staircase main upstairs to the opposite bedrooms and a smaller visitor room that may also be used as a nursery or an workplace.
The 2 rest room house is supplied with three fuel fireplaces, every surrounded by uncovered brick. There are 11-foot ceilings on the parlor and second flooring.
Inbuilt 1862, the Sylvan Terrace properties have been thought of working-class housing on the time. The Belgian block avenue on which they have been constructed was an artery for horse-drawn carriages, resulting in the Morris-Jumel Mansion, which George Washington used as a base through the Revolutionary Warfare.
And the block has a sure appeal that’s onerous to seek out within the metropolis, in keeping with the dealer promoting the house, Assad Masri of Douglas Elliman.
“It feels like you’re transported into a different time and a different place,” stated Masri of Sylvan Terrace. “It’s very fairy tale-y, it’s very Disneyesque.”
[NY Post] — Vince DiMiceli