Available for the first time in more than 50 years, this stunning brownstone offers a once-in-a-lifetime passage back to a bygone era of grandeur and craftsmanship, just two blocks from Grand Army Plaza. This legal two-family (currently being used as a one family) is filled with coveted original det...
Available for the first time in more than 50 years, this stunning brownstone offers a once-in-a-lifetime passage back to a bygone era of grandeur and craftsmanship, just two blocks from Grand Army Plaza. This legal two-family (currently being used as a one family) is filled with coveted original details on a prime Prospect Heights landmarked block.
Enter this more than 3,600 square-foot home and be transported by a wealth of unsullied original details. Beautiful stained glass bay windows boast carved enframements and original built-in shutters. Hardwood floors feature intricate inlaid borders and tall baseboards, and soaring coved ceilings are trimmed with handsome lighting. Original bespoke cabinetry, glass-inset pocket doors, stately fireplaces and Victorian-era marble bedroom sinks underscore the home's historic provenance, while outside, an oversized yard welcomes spectacular outdoor living on this extra-deep lot. you'll find an English basement layout on the garden level, including a formal dining room, a powder room and a large kitchen with tin ceilings. On the parlor level, an expansive living room flows to a library with garden views. The third floor features two spacious bedrooms and a hall bathroom with a glorious stained glass-accented door and stained glass window. Rising to the fourth floor, you'll find two more bedrooms, bath, and a kitchen that can easily be converted into an amazing walk-in closet. With her great bones, this lovely 'grand dame' has tremendous potential and needs only some TLC to be the stuff of your dreams.
Constructed in 1897, this home is part of a long row of elegant Renaissance Revival brownstones with ornate Romanesque Revival details built by William H. Reynolds, a prolific Prospect Heights architect and builder. A classic L-shaped high stoop, front forecourt and projected bay windows with carved panels add irresistible curb appeal to this beautiful Brooklyn brownstone.
Located within the Prospect Heights Historic District, this fine home is just two blocks from Grand Army Plaza. Enjoy afternoons strolling through Prospect Park and weekends at the Brooklyn Museum, Library and Botanic Garden. Fantastic dining and nightlife venues fill the nearby streets, and 2/3, B, Q and C trains, excellent bus service and CitiBike stations provide effortless access to the rest of the city.
Priced to Sell! Don't miss a rare opportunity to usher this grand dame into her next glorious era.