Price reduced, motivated sellers! Welcome to the Gateway Condominium at 2098 Frederick Douglass Boulevard! Move right in to this spacious two- bedroom/convertible 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath condominium apartment, just three blocks from Central Park and two blocks from Morningside Park. This south-central Harlem neighborhood is one of the city's premiere locations for access to nature and greenspace, along with its varied food culture, including a year-round farmer's market at 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue.
You will enjoy your open kitchen and huge living room, ideal for entertaining and gracious living. Plenty of natural light greets you in this apartment, which has three exposures: South, East and North. The large master bedroom suite features three large windows, open views, ensuite bath and a walk-in closet. The kitchen includes a Jennair range, wine fridge, ample counter space and abundant storage. For your convenience there is a stacked Bosch washer and dryer. Adjacent to the living room is a balcony with open views that comfortably seats two. There is also an option to create a 3rd bedroom thanks to the generous-sized living room.
This full service building features a 24-hour lobby concierge, complimentary fitness center, spacious roof deck with expansive views and additional laundry facilities. A brand new elevator awaits you. Right outside your door is an expansive restaurant row with a wide variety of restaurants, and cafes, food shopping. Local restaurants including Melba's, Lido, Vinateria, Cantina Taqueria, VeganHood, Silvana and Harlem Tavern thrive alongside the local Starbucks and Levain Bakery. Lee Lee's Baked Goods specializes in Rugalach, while Des Ambassades serves up traditional French pastries.
Transportation options abound with the B, C, 2, 3 trains and M3, M4, buses to the East Side and Museum Mile, as well as the M7, M10, M116. To the west lies Morningside Heights, with Columbia University, Barnard College and five other institutions of higher learning, along with the spectacular Cathedral of St. John the Divine.
There's also some fascinating history, art and architecture including a magnificent statue of Frederick Douglass at the nearby traffic circle, Washington and Lafayette (sculpted by Frederic Bartholdi of the Statue of Liberty fame), Minton's Uptown Playhouse (the birthplace of be-bebop Jazz i the 1940s), and around the corner from the condominium is the townhouse once occupied by Harry Houdini.
The building's owners enjoy a 421-A tax abatement which expires June 30, 2032. There is a monthly capital assessment of $396.39 beginning January 1, 2024. The photographs with furniture are virtually staged. Showings, including during open house times, are by appointment. Not familiar with the neighborhood? Ask us about our guided tours!