Character - Rich Townhouse In Historic District447 West 162nd Street, Washington Heights, NY, 10032, USA
If New York City historical significance is what you crave, look no further than the rarely available townhouse located at 447 West 162nd St. Built during the turn of the century by the famous builder and architect, Henri Fouchaux, 447 West 162 is a wonderful example of the stunning architecture of this period. And as an added bonus, the original details of the period have been lovingly preserved. This home sits within the Morris Jumel Historic district whose masterpiece is the Morris-Jumel Mansion (built circa 1765), which is the oldest home in Manhattan. This grand 19.5 foot wide home has...three stories and almost 4,000 square feet of living space. Original details such as seven original fire places, pocket doors, moldings, hand carved woodwork, hardware, and a skylight, still remains. A beautiful private garden that spans almost 1,200 square feet is the perfect place to relax. This landmarked house was once the home to John Purroy Mitchel, the second youngest mayor of New York (1914 to 1917). Just a short walk to parks, the A,C and 1 subways, and conveniently close to grocery stores, shopping, and a few blocks from Columbia Presbyterian Hospital.
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