Just listed. Rarely available, 25' wide townhouse located mere steps from the heart of Vernon-Jackson in prime Long Island City, on tranquil 51st Avenue. Romantically adorned for over a century under the consummate regard of one owner, endless care and affection has rendered this well loved home to market replete with stunningly well preserved original details in stately condition. This beautifully maintained and incredible property presents a rare opportunity to create a fully customized, luxurious single-family or two-family home with a 25' wide canvas and substantial buildable capacity (approx. 1900 sf). Dating back to the mid 1800's, 5-38 51st Avenue retains much of it's spectacular period details, including original red brick and sandstone facade, skylights with original stained glass detailing, hand-carved wood and plaster moldings and original tin ceilings, marble fireplace mantles in pristine original condition, and mahogany stair newel, banister, and spindles in unadulterated and near mint condition. Soaring ceiling heights at the parlor and top floors accentuate the wide-format layout creating an intricate flow to the vast floorplan,l unmatched by contemporary design. Additional features include 6 bedrooms spanning the 3200 square foot layout with one full bathroom at each level. Oversized common area dimensions offer the flexibility of a deluxe eat-in kitchen with separate, full sized dining room to accommodate the needs of a modern day family. A separate garden entrance offers the ultimate in layout optionality for a variety of designs to suit your ideal needs, offering full potential to maximize the additional 1900 buildable square feet (m 1-4 / r6b zoning). Near the intersection of Vernon Boulevard and Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, 5-38 51st Avenue is perfectly positioned to enjoy the best amenities offered by the convenience of modern Queens, including direct access to the ferry at Gantry Plaza (minutes to midtown) and seconds away from the 7 train at Vernon-Jackson, not to mention cafes, bars and restaurants galore. This incredible opportunity to create a 25' wide masterpiece awaits the most discerning of buyers.

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Listed by Franco Rinaldi of Compass

Listing Sold by Compass

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