Brooklyn, NY, USA
118 Mac Donough Street
This brownstone two unit beauty at 118 MacDonough Street is located on a beautiful block of unique Landmarked brownstones. As seen in BROWNSTONER! and in the YouTube video attached to this listing, Indeed, upon entering this stately home, you are transported into the late 19th century.You can't help but notice all of the details this house has to offer: 7 beautiful fireplaces; original pocket doors on two floors; original pocket shutters; lovely parquet floors and high ceilings. There is intricate woodwork on the doors and mantles. The fireplaces are framed with exquisite tile work. Plus preserved original plaster moldings and medallions!This is one of a superbly decorated row of six French neo-Grec brownstone residences, built in 1886 by Arthur Taylor, a neighborhood builder. Delicately incised designs, which give the row a very special character, appear in the large brownstone panels between the basement windows and the parlor windows. The garden floor has an expansive eat-in kitchen, bath, and mud room leading to the backyard. The front room currently used as a entertainment/music room could be a perfectly placed dining room with built in cabinetry. The garden faces south.The parlor floor boasts many mahogany details; a rear room currently used as a bedroom which could be adapted, for example, as a library. There is a full bathroom on every floor.The third floor has two large bedrooms and with original tub.The top floor is a rental unit with an open kitchen, living room, two bedrooms, a skylit office space and akylit bathroom.This is a great location - the A C trains, parks and shops are nearby. The block association is vibrant, and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden has taken notice; as the block is a semi-finalist in the "Greenest Block in Brooklyn" contest. The locals love the neighborhood haunts such as Peaches, Saraghina, Chez Oscar, Eugene's, Casablanca and it is not far from the Brooklyn Children's Museum.Welcome to this stately home in Stuyvesant Heights!