This circa 1844 brownstone duplex is located on one of the most sought after blocks in Brooklyn Heights. Originally a single family home this apartment features what may have been the grandest room of the house, a 15' by 20' great room framed by a 12' coffered ceiling, paneled walls, intricately detailed oak trim, a wood-burning fireplace and a southern wall featuring stained glass windows each depicting one of the four seasons. Beyond the window wall is the first of two planted terraces. At the opposite end of the room a large breakfast bar opens to a modern kitchen that has been designed to blend seamlessly into its old world surroundings. The kitchen features classic 19th century style cabinetry, soapstone counters a Liebherr refrigerator, Bertazzoni range and Miele dishwasher. Competing as the main room of the apartment is a large living room featuring a second wood-burning fireplace, a full wall of built in cabinetry for storage and display and an antique safe!! This original family safe now opens to reveal a bar that serves as a unique backdrop for any cocktail hour. A full bath with footed tub completes the first floor. At the top of the steps you enter a large master bedroom with a third wood-burning fireplace and en-suite bath. Just off the master bedroom is a multi-level planted terrace that can provide a spot for quiet solitude or easily accommodate a party crowd. All in all a perfect home for anyone who likes to entertain allowing a flow of guests from living room to great room to terraces beyond. Currently configured as a grand one-bedroom this apartment is easily converted to a two bedroom by using the great room as a combination living/dining and turning the current living room into a bedroom. 44 Remsen is an intimate 8 unit coop - mere steps to the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and Brooklyn Bridge Park!!