Welcome to 180 Saint Marks Avenue - Located on one of the most beautiful blocks in Prospect Heights, this quintessential Brooklyn Italianate style 20' wide two family brownstone spans 4000sf of interior living space, and includes a spacious 1BR ground floor apartment. This elegant home offers both modern conveniences, and meticulously kept original details including oak floors, rich moldings, and an elaborate and beautifully crafted entryway, a distinguishing detail of the era.
The parlor floor boasts a gracious foyer flush with original details leading into the formal living room with soaring 12' ceilings, gorgeous oak flooring, and a wood burning fireplace. Beyond the living room is a grand dining room with dramatic original pocket doors opening into the kitchen. Bathed in sunlight the enormous south facing kitchen is any home chefs dream with a ton of cabinet, counter, and pantry space, a massive marble topped center island, two sinks, Viking and Thermador appliances, a wine fridge, a wood burning fireplace, and entry to a charming deck with steps down to a lush backyard garden.
Up the sweeping staircase is the third floor with 10'6" ceilings and two generously proportioned bedrooms. The enormous master bedroom has three soaring windows, two walk-in closets, and a wood burning fireplace with original mantelpiece. The second bedroom overlooks the garden, gets gorgeous sunlight, has a large closet, and also features a fireplace. There is also a full bath with a stunning claw foot tub with brass fixtures, and beautiful wainscoting.
The top floor has 9'4" ceilings and features four additional bedrooms awash in original details and bathed in fantastic light through two skylights, and large north and south facing windows. There is also a full bath, a second washer/dryer (in addition to the washer and dryer in the basement), and two more fireplaces.
The garden apartment located beneath the grand parlor floor is a private home in and of itself. A proper one bedroom, one bath apartment with a spacious living room, open kitchen, and charming tin ceilings, the apartment gets great southern exposure, and has a private patio of its own. This is perfect for use as an investment property, or can be seamlessly combined with the rest of the home. This unit is owner occupied, and will be delivered vacant.
180 Saint Marks Avenue is located in a prime area of Prospect Heights and only half a block away to some of the neighborhoods most treasured restaurants like Olmstead, Faun, and The Vanderbilt, and convenient to transportation. Life in this exquisite townhouse will put you in the center of it all in one of Brooklyn's most delightful, and treasured neighborhoods.