Own a home on the quiet, tree-lined street doors from where Romare Bearden grew up and neighbors owned coop apartments as early as the 1920s, some with descendants still around to share their family tales of the Harlem Renaissance. Apropos to its setting, 130 West 131st Street is a sunlit, tastefully renovated brownstone, with original details, that's ideal for residence or investment. At 3,840 sq. ft. and both northern and southern exposures, it is one of the neighborhood's rare 20' wide brownstones. Its configuration is limited only by your imagination. Reside in it as currently figured a spacious owner's garden duplex plus three rental apartments; convert it into a one family residence or maintain it as an investment property with up to six units. Owner's Garden DuplexA 2 bedroom plus home study unit, the 11' high parlor level includes a parlor room/bedroom currently used as a gym, a master bedroom with the original decorative fireplace, a walk through dressing room and an en suite, marble-tiled master bath with both whirlpool and steam features. The garden level includes a home study, a half bath, washer and dryer and a granite-countered open kitchen & breakfast bar that flow into the brick-walled family room, beyond which is an inviting and spacious landscaped garden.Third Floor Studio and One Bedroom Apartments- A bright, airy studio with southern exposure and garden views, it includes an open kitchen, full sized appliances, a renovated bath and in-unit washer and dryer. - A one-bedroom apartment with northern exposure, it has a full kitchen and bath, and a decorative fireplace with original details.Fourth Floor Two Bedroom ApartmentA sunny and bright two-bedroom floor-through apartment with 14' ceilings, it includes a living room, an open kitchen with full sized appliances, including a dishwasher, washer and dryer, and a full bath.RoofWith plenty of usable FAR, it is ideal for a laid-back roof deck.Convenient to subways and buses, minutes away from the bustling entertainment scene that's sprouting new restaurants and meeting places at every turn, this is an ideal location, 20 minutes from midtown Manhattan. And lest, we forget, when you're feeling lazy you can now just dial up for your deliveries from the newly open Whole Foods just six blocks away!
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