Occupied for the last 40 years by esteemed quilt-maker Michael Cummings whose work can be found at the Schomburg Center, the Brooklyn Museum, the Museum of Arts and Design, the Smithsonian as well as museums across the country and the very house where Michael was once interviewed by Martha Stewart in a 2002 television special, this pre-war, Queen Anne style, 2 family townhouse built in 1886 boasts 8 rooms, 3 full bathrooms, and features high ceilings, original wainscoting, pocket doors, parquet floors, shutters, and 5 decorative (formerly wood burning) fireplaces.
The ground floor designed with a gated front patio and a separate entrance below the front stoop consists of a formal dining room, an updated windowed eat-in kitchen, a full bathroom equipped with vented laundry, access to the rear backyard patio fitted with a bench and possessing views of Highbridge Park, and stairs to a full cellar. The parlor floor features 2 Mahogany doors by the entrance vestibule in addition to Mahogany stairs plus 2 big entertaining rooms each with decorative fireplaces adorned with Mahogany mantles, parquet floors in the front parlor and oversized windows in the rear parlor. The 2nd floor reveals 2 large bedrooms including a master each with decorative fireplaces along with en-suite full modern bathroom that can also be accessed from the common hall. The 3rd floor reveres a skylight, 2 additional bedrooms each with decorative fireplaces, full windowed bathroom, plus a storage closet and stairs to a possible roof deck. Delivered vacant! The zoning is R7-2, C-24 which allows for a retail business on at least the ground floor.
Located near the C train, Citi-bike, the Macombs Dam Bridge and a parking garage on West 155th Street. Walk to Yankee Stadium, Home Depot & more in the Gateway Center Mall, the Morris-Jumel Mansion in the Jumel Terrace historic district, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, the Hispanic Society Museum & Library, and other services along and between Broadway & Amsterdam Aves.