Actor Neil Patrick Harris and husband, David Burtka, have formally listed their lovely Harlem brownstone for $7.3 million.
Positioned on 2036 Fifth Avenue between a hundred and twenty fifth and 126th streets, the Italianate-style residence was closely renovated by the couple in 2016 by Los Angeles-based inside designer Hint Lehnhoff and New York award-winning architect Jeffrey Povero. The couple introduced us into their residence for an Architectural Digest profile in 2016.
“Those that know me notice I’m allergic to cookie-cutter, white-box properties,” Compass actual property dealer Vickey Barron completely tells Forbes. “This residence has great soul. the outcomes of the renovation are distinctive, and the couple’s style transcends class.”
The only-family, 8,000-square-foot residence was in-built 1908 and has 5 bedrooms (which features a library/den that may be transformed into the fifth bed room) and 6.5 bogs. The 20-foot-wide townhouse retains superbly restored authentic woodwork, millwork and molding, plus hovering 12-foot ceilings.
The sunshine-filled, five-story residence was restored to be extra conducive to a single-family residence and has fairly a storied historical past. The constructing was as soon as a mattress and breakfast, speakeasy for millworkers and a music college for ladies.
Upon coming into the house, there’s authentic dark-wood wainscoting and a spacious central hallway that results in the guts of the house. The gorgeous kitchen options lovely cabinetry, a beneficiant island, shelving for books, in addition to a related 500-square-foot terrace by sliding glass doorways. There are state-of-the-art home equipment, like a Sub Zero fridge/freezer and two side-by-side Wolf ranges. The kitchen additionally has a wine fridge and outsized pantry.
The house’s centerpiece is little question the classic bar, which was sourced from an previous lodge and restored to incorporate fashionable home equipment and plumbing. The bar is an entertainer’s paradise, and has two operating, built-in faucets. The bar room options luxurious velvet chairs, lovely lighting fixtures and artwork, in addition to one of many three gasoline fireplaces inside the residence.
There’s additionally a music room; residence theater; and a full basement with a fitness center, wine cellar and youngsters’s playroom. The house options 2,000 sq. ft of outside house, which features a backyard, third-floor deck, outside Jacuzzi and rooftop deck with a pergola and barbecue. The house additionally has a butler’s pantry. The backyard stage was utilized by Harris as a manufacturing workplace as properly.
Harris additionally put in a “hidden” workplace, which is situated behind a trick door and opens by urgent the eyeball of a magician on a classic poster. This secret room incorporates props, magic posters and authentic artwork from the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland.
It options probably the most superior know-how, together with Lutron lighting and a Savant residence automation system. Excellent for design fans, artwork lovers, entertainers and historical past buffs, this Harlem brownstone is really one in every of a form. Central Harlem is stuffed with historical past, and the brownstone is in proximity to culturally vital eating places, outlets and museums, together with world-renowned Apollo Theater, the Studio Museum of Harlem and extra.