208 Lenox Avenue
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208 Lenox Avenue
Mt. Morris Park

On a broad and sunny tree-lined avenue in the architecturally magnificent Mount Morris Park historic district awaits a re-envisioned 20-foot-wide Queen Anne style townhouse originally built in the 1890s and re-constructed (except the facade) from scratch in 2013. Seven carefully crafted levels comprise three sprawling duplex homes, each with dedicated outdoor space and expansive views of townhouse gardens. Modern luxury in a beautiful neighborhood setting.

Generously sized living spaces are open, airy and sun-drenched. Throughout the three residences consistently luxurious details abound: tri-fold glass doors, tilt-&-turn windows, porcelain tile roof decks, crisp Carrara marble bathrooms, custom light fixtures, top rated appliances, Omega cabinetry and built-in shelving. Radiant floor heating and oversized central AC systems coupled with energy efficient windows and spray foam insulation make these homes supremely comfortable, easy to maintain and blissfully quiet.

This flexible townhouse offers many possibilities. Live in one duplex and offset the cost of living with $11,700/month in rental income from the other two. There is room to grow. Create a mansion by combining the two upper units and swap the duplex stairs for an elevator (email for alternative floor plan). Looking for a reliable investment? Rent all three duplexes and earn over $19,000/month with an NOI of ~$200,000/yr (email for detailed I&E setup). Or carry out an easy condo conversion - the building is already prepped with three separate gas, electric and water meters.

Carefully crafted, warm, thoughtfully designed spaces with ample storage and gracious flow capture the way we want to live today. Whole Foods on Lenox Ave is a 4 min walk.

GARDEN LEVEL: Large storage room. The remainder of the floor comprises half of Duplex A. An extra 12+ inches was excavated to achieve a generous height. Large windows, recessed lighting and an open concept create a bright and sprawling flexible recreation room suited for entertaining, hosting guests, home office, play room or studio. At 700 sf, this space could be all the above! This level also includes separate entry, 4 closets, a wet bar and W/D. Private garden features a lawn, patio for alfresco dining and lush landscaping.

FIRST FLOOR: Below stoop storage and mailboxes. UPS has key to gated entry for easy deliveries. Separate vestibule entrance to the other half of Duplex A. Front master bedroom features Quiet Windows, two huge closets and en suite bath with large format Carrara marble floors and crisp white porcelain fixtures. Open concept living and dining with condo quality chef kitchen and warm exposed brick. Double pocket doors open into the rear bedroom with eastern exposure and full height windows, it’s like waking up in the garden.

SECOND FLOOR: Gracious entry foyer features video entry system, meticulously crafted Sapele mahogany doors, decorative encaustic cement tile floor, and luxurious lighting and hardware. The lower floor of Duplex B offers 11 ft soaring ceilings, three spacious bedrooms, two baths and a bonus flexible office/play room guest space.

THIRD FLOOR: Loft-like open concept defines the upper floor of Duplex B. Living space with office nook spills onto the 200-sf private terrace via tri-fold glass doors. Elegantly proportioned kitchen and dining features built-in storage, exposed brick and custom Edison bulb pendant lighting.

FOURTH FLOOR: Bottom floor of Duplex C contains a luxurious master suite with 5 closets, windowed bath with rain shower and 6 ft soaking tub and separate WC room, as well as a tasteful guest bath and two additional bedrooms with ample closets and built-in storage.

FIFTH FLOOR: The sun drenched upper floor of Duplex C mimics the 2nd floor loft layout though the views of rear gardens facing east and Columbia University facing west are spectacular. Two skylights flood the stairway. Beyond the living room huge doors fold open onto a 3x10 balcony with azure arabesque tile and ornate iron balustrade, convenient for breakfast outside. Enjoy the modern bare flame fireplace with custom troweled concrete surround and luxurious built-in walnut library.

PENTHOUSE: Features a 600-sf roof deck associated with Duplex C (but could be shared if desired). Expansive views of gardens, the surrounding historic district and the trees of 3 nearby parks. Wood grain porcelain tile requires no maintenance or refinishing. Penthouse includes storage space for your outdoor gear. Outdoor amenities include gas grill, bar sink, built-in planters for herbs and flowers, outdoor speakers for music, and plenty of space for dining and lounging.

Selling agent has ownership interest in the property.

Block / Lot
1720 / 4
Approx SF
Lot Size [W x D]
Built Size [W x D]
Floors / Apts
4 / 3
Year Built
Building Features
Gas Fireplace
Private Roof Deck
City View
Garden View
Central Air
Roof Deck
Gated Entry
Photos and Floorplans
Points of interest
Expenses Per Annum
RE Taxes
Floor by Floor Description
Size: 19'11"x50'

Lower level of duplex A apartment includes flexible recreation room. Separate owner's storage room and mechanical rooms also on this floor.

Size: 19'11"x50'

Upper level of duplex A apartment includes 2 bedrooms, 2 baths (one en suite) and open kitchen/living/dining area. Ample closets.

First Floor
Size: 19'11"x50'

Lower level of duplex B apartment includes 3 bedrooms, 2 baths (one en suite) and flexible play room/office/guest space. Ample closets.

Second Floor
Size: 19'11"x50'

Upper level of duplex B apartment includes loft-like open kitchen/living/dining area. Adjacent 15' x 15' terrace.

Third Floor
Size: 19'11"x50'

Lower level of triplex C apartment includes 3 bedrooms, 2 baths (one en suite), 9' juliet balcony in master suite. Ample closets.

Fourth Floor
Size: 19'11"x50'

Upper level of triplex C apartment includes loft-like open kitchen/living/dining area. Adjacent 3' x 10' balcony.

Fifth Floor
Size: 7'x18'

Bulkhead stair and roof vestibule. Triplex C dedicated 20' x 35' roof deck. Great views.

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