Multi Family New York

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 5,197 sqft
  • 800 sqft lot
  • $548/sqft

Grandeur and graceful detailing distinguish Residence 416, a pristine Beaux-Arts Renaissance revival, showcasing new-age style, sophistication, elegance, and class. Nestled atop a serene, tree-line

Grandeur and graceful detailing distinguish Residence 416, a pristine Beaux-Arts Renaissance revival, showcasing new-age style, sophistication, elegance, and class. Nestled atop a serene, tree-lined street in the historic district of Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill. This architectural masterpiece is flanked by three sister brownstones was originally designed in 1893 by architect W.H.C. Hornum, this elegant brownstone once provided a home for German emigrant Hillis Schmidt, a renowned manufacturer of surgical instruments, along with his American-born wife Wilhelmina and their son Augustus. Today, it serves as a grand example of seamless integration between historical charm and contemporary luxury, inviting its occupants to experience a piece of New York City’s storied architectural past.

The heart of this home is the south-facing living room, a breathtaking space adorned with cathedral high ceilings and enriched with intricate period details and exceptional craftsmanship. This room perfectly encapsulates a harmonious blend of grandeur and comfort, making it deserving of a feature in Architectural Digest. The fireplace enhances this setting, bringing a touch of the building’s regal heritage while augmenting the room’s overall aesthetic and warmth. Just off the living room, there is an exquisite powder room featuring a sophisticated wet bar and ample storage, providing both functionality and elegance.

Admired from every room the open plan chef’s kitchen is a culinary haven equipped with an Ilve ”Majestic” dual-fuel double oven, environmentally friendly Ice Stone countertops, and bespoke Poggenpohl cabinetry that features integrated lighting-ideal for both culinary explorations and social gatherings. This kitchen seamlessly blends modern functionality with sophisticated style, making it a central gathering spot within the home.

Adjacent to this magnificent kitchen, the dining area stands out, beautifully showcased by all-original ornate millwork with periodic detailing that adds a touch of historical elegance and charm to every meal. This space not only complements the state-of-the-art kitchen but also serves as a stunning visual continuation of the home’s rich architectural heritage.

The entire building benefits from central air and radiant floor heating, controlled by multi-zoned Nest thermostats, ensuring a consistently comfortable living environment throughout. Advanced home automation at the fingertips of the residents, with Z-Wave-enabled switches and outlets that can be managed via any contemporary home controller. The security of the home features an integrated system with door and window sensors, a video intercom, and high-definition cameras monitoring the property’s exterior.

Positioned proudly within this exquisite setting, the primary bedroom stands as a testament to luxurious comfort. Featuring an ornate fireplace and a custom walk-in closet that leads into a south-facing primary bath. This personal haven offers a tranquil retreat with a deep free-standing soaking tub, provides a spa-like experience with dual vanity sinks, and a state-of-the-art rain shower with steam capabilities, all enhanced by the soothing aroma of eucalyptus as well as a full-service laundry room adjacent to the primary bath.

23 custom Marvin wood windows maintain the property’s historic charm while offering modern comforts, bathing the interior in natural light that highlights practical yet elegantly designed spacious closets. A full floor One-bedroom rental oasis awaits on the ground level while the owners triplex boasts three additional guest bedrooms, each designed for comfort and luxury including two beautifully appointed bathrooms, both with a skylight that floods the space with natural light. This is more than just an address; it’s a place you’ll eagerly anticipate returning to, where each day is brightened by the sight of your beautiful residence as you walk up the parlor steps. Welcome Home.

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  • Listed May 18
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In Detail


  • Fireplace
  • Walk In Closet
  • Modern
  • Stone Countertops
  • Bar
  • Laundry Room
  • Washer Dryer
  • 2D Floor Plan

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