If you want to pull a Neil Patrick Harris and make a beeline for Harlem, here’s your chance. An exquisite townhouse just hit the market offering everything that Architectural Digest says Harris and his husband, David Burtka, love—original details, “solid bones,” and a rich history.
But unlike Harris’ and Burtka’s home, this Harlem stunner—a two-family, with an owner's triplex—has already been renovated, so no months of purgatory where you wade through dust and debris. It's a looker. The six-bedroom, five-bath 5,000 square-foot house at 121 West 118th Street is on the market for $3.75 million via Douglas Elliman.
The owner's triplex has all the bells and whistles you would hope for the multi million-dollar listing: central air, imported wood doors from Italy, and some serious built-in bookshelves.
Per the listing, you're also getting a modern Bulthaup German kitchen with a SubZero refrigerator, Gaggenau oven, Miele dishwasher (with a Miele washer and dryer in the basement, too). And if drinking tap water was ever a major drag, fear not! This townhouse comes with a water filtration system (in our opinion, unnecessary, since water is siphoned in from upstate New York). But still, artisanal tap water!
Of the six bedrooms in this home, we love this one for its scope and size. The high ceilings aren't bad, either.
Even the smallest bedroom has admittedly got some great views and would be perfectly suited for a nursery or home office.
One of the three baths features hand-painted Moroccan tile.
Another one of the bathrooms with hand-painted Moroccan tile, this time in a pleasing blue hue.
The living room is massive.
The garden space out back features "organic soil," according to the listing. (Like regular soil, but better!)