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263 W 139th St, New York City, NY, 10030


5 Bedrooms
4 Full Baths, 2 Partial
5,000 SqFt
Schools Nearby


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Property Highlights

Home TypeTownhouse
ParkingGarage, Private
Year Built1920
CoolingCentral Air, Other
MLS #COMP-1415411281178227769

About 263 W 139th St

Presenting Strivers Row's exclusive gem, a 19 ft wide townhouse with 5,000 sqft of pure luxury living space, featuring 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and the convenience of 2 private parking spaces, including a private detached garage (indoor private detached garage and outdoor parking space). This meticulously renovated townhouse boasts an open east view and is a testament to Harlem's enduring charm and revitalization. Owned and masterfully rebuilt by a Harlem Artist, 263 West 139th Street offers a plethora of captivating upgrades, making it a unique and distinguished property. Upon entering, you'll find a grand front entry that leads to a spacious owner's triplex and a 1,300 sq ft garden duplex. The triplex showcases fine craftsmanship, featuring an indoor parking garage, an outdoor parking space, a windowed washer-dryer room, and windowed storage. Three beautifully restored hardwood floors retain their original 120-year-old charm. The first floor of the triplex welcomes you with a sun-soaked, south-facing living room complete with a Juliet Balcony, an active fireplace, and a motorized movie screen for ultimate entertainment. The kitchen is a culinary haven equipped with a dual sink, a convenient spaghetti kettle faucet, a Miele dishwasher, and a large oven. Custom cabinetry extends to the ceiling, offering wine storage, deep drawers, and dedicated bread space. Strivers Row's historic pillars add architectural character to your daily cooking experience. The dining room and living room entries are equally picturesque, featuring large pocket doors that effortlessly slide open, allowing up to twelve guests to enjoy meals together in the windowed dining room. An additional cedar closet provides ample pantry storage. The primary bedroom is a true retreat with six windows, a breakfast balcony, and a spacious en-suite bathroom with double sinks, a shower, and a claw foot bathtub. The triplex's second floor boasts a generously sized second bedroom, a cozy den with a fireplace, a full bathroom, and a five-foot-long antique sink. The expansive outdoor terrace, fully equipped with water and electric connections, invites you to relish outdoor living year-round. A thoughtfully positioned bamboo plant adds a touch of privacy to the block's only third-floor terrace. The top floor offers a versatile, open space that can serve as your third, fourth, and fifth bedrooms or as a personal art gallery and workspace, showcasing a flood of natural light. Skylight squares have already been artfully crafted, allowing the potential for even more light to cascade through the triplex. Central air conditioning ensures comfort throughout the home. For added versatility, the 1,300 sq ft garden duplex is ideal for guests or as a source of ongoing income, generating $4,000 per month (provided vacant). Don't miss this rare opportunity to own a 19 ft wide townhouse with a garage painstakingly transformed into a work of art by a lifelong artist. Strivers Row, nestled in the heart of historic Harlem, is officially known as the St. Nicholas Historic District, renowned for its beautifully preserved townhouses, many of which were built in the early 20th century. The name "Strivers Row" pays homage to the ambitious African-American professionals who once called this neighborhood home, including doctors, lawyers, musicians, and writers. Strivers Row retains its timeless charm today, with tree-lined streets, elegant brownstones, and a strong pride in its cultural heritage. Residents and visitors can explore its cultural institutions, soulful music venues, and diverse culinary scene reflecting Harlem's enduring spirit. Don't miss the opportunity to experience this extraordinary neighborhood firsthand – and take advantage of its prime location close to the A, B, C, and D lines, which run along St. Nicholas Avenue and Frederick Douglass Boulevard, Harlem-125th Street Metro-North station, M2, M7, M10, M100, M101, and M102 buses, and Citibike stations. Schedule a view

Property Details

Property Features

Property Information:

  • Year Built: 1920
  • Living Area: 5,000 SqFt

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: Compass
  • Office Phone: (212) 913-9058
  • Listing Agent: Justin Martinez
  • Agent Phone: (917) 336-1526

Interior Features

Interior Information:

  • Appliances: Dryer, Dishwasher, Washer
  • Basement: Yes
  • Flooring Type: Hardwood
  • Interior: Built-in Features, Crown Molding, Entrance Foyer, High Ceilings, Pantry, Sound System, Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Fireplace: Other

Bedroom and Bathroom Information:

  • Partial Bathrooms: 2
  • Full Bathrooms: 4
  • Total Bedroom Count: 5

Exterior Features

Exterior Information:

  • Exterior: Balcony, Garden

Parking Information:

  • Attached Garage: No
  • Parking: Garage, Private


Utilities Information:

  • Cooling: Central Air, Other

Price Information

Listing Price Info

Price Summary:

  • List Price: $3,000,000
  • Price Per SqFt: $600/SqFt

HOA Fees:

  • Amount: $0
  • Frequency: Monthly
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263 W 139th St vs New York


+113 Days


+$2.1M More


-$40 Less


This property is $2.1M more than the Median Sold Price and $40/SqFt less than other homes in New York, NY.

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MLS Details

MLS Information:

  • MLS Name: REBNY
  • MLS Number: #COMP-1415411281178227769

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: Compass
  • Office Phone: (212) 913-9058
  • Listing Agent: Justin Martinez
  • Agent Phone: (917) 336-1526

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Schools Nearby

The school rating is a score out of 10, where 10 is the highest and 1 is the lowest. Assigned schools have a bold outline.

Nearby Schools

  • Harlem Success Academy Charter School 5

  • 301 West 140th St3rd Fl

  • 0.04 miles

  • Public Charter Grades KG-4

  • PS 194 Countee Cullen

  • 244 W 144th St

  • 0.23 miles

  • Public District Grades PK-5

  • PS 92 Mary Mcleod Bethune

  • 222 W 134th St

  • 0.30 miles

  • Public District Grades PK-5


What Are The Neighbors Like?

The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $61,517. Residents of New York, NY typically earn between $35k-100k each year. Typical family type is single, no kids. Most residents in this area have post secondary degree education.

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Frequently Asked Questions About 263 W 139th St

What is the listing price of this property?

The listing price of 263 W 139th St property is $3,000,000.

What type of property is this?

The property 263 W 139th St is a townhouse located in New York City, New York, 10030.

Is this property for sale now?

Active Listing: 263 W 139th St is For Sale (Active/New) which means the seller is accepting offers.

How many bedrooms and bathrooms does this property have?

The property at 263 W 139th St has 5 bedrooms and 4 full and 2 half bathrooms.

What is the square footage of this property?

The property 263 W 139th St is 5,000 SqFt (source: MLS/tax record).

Which year was this property built?

The year of construction for 263 W 139th St is 1920.
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Rocket HomesNew YorkNew York10030263 W 139th St

This home is located at 263 W 139th St in New York City, NY and zip code 10030 in the Central Harlem neighborhood. This 5,000 square foot home was built in 1920. Features: 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since October 30, 2023 and is currently priced at $3,000,000.

In April 2024 more than 168 listings in New York, NY were sold above the asking price. During the same period more than 758 listings were sold at asking price, while more than 748 were sold below. The number of homes for sale in New York, NY increased by 3.8% between March 2024 and April 2024. In April 2024 median list price was $849,191 and the average listing age was 96 days.

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