This prominent 1850 Federal is nestled on a picturesque, tree-lined street, and showcased amongst an impressive row of Historic District townhouses. Enjoy the quality and detail of preserved 19th C. architecture and craftsmanship, enhanced by the finest structural upgrades, systems and amenities. Casual sophistication and relaxing comfort have been achieved through a combination of inspired planning, design and execution.The home features beautifully proportioned spaces with brilliant light and charming views. The formal parlor and library provide impressive scale and detail including tall ceilings, original plaster cast crown moldings, floor to ceiling windows, fireplaces, full height pockets doors and front and rear balconies. The farmhouse-size eat in kitchen provides a welcoming gathering place designed with the chef in mind and directly accesses both formal dining room and garden. The bedroom suites are plush and private and assure a serene retreat.Extensive exterior, interior and systems upgrades ensure ease of management and coupled with low taxes, afford a reprieve from excessive maintenance fees. Located in one of Brooklyn Height's most central and quaint streets, this singular residence offers immediate proximity to schools, transport, and entertainment and service venues.
Special features:· State of the art systems and amenities include four heating and three air conditioning zones for energy efficiency, new structural steel supports, central heat/air and humidification· Completely updated plumbing and electrical systems· Basement excavated for additional height, with concrete radiant heat floor and drains to ensure dryness· Double pane wood frame Marvin tilt-out windows throughout· Radiant heat in all 4 baths· Nanny friendly bathroom suite· Cedar lined reception and bedrooms closets· Two woodburning fireplaces and five decorative fireplaces that could be restored· Custom wrought iron window boxes and Juliette balconies· Front and rear specimen gardens· 2 blocks to all major subway lines