Graceful Park Block Townhouse Found among a majestic row of townhouses steps from Prospect Park, this exquisite home is without doubt quintessential Park Slope, Brooklyn. Designed with full-height curved bays, an opulent L-shaped stoop in Neo-Italian Renaissance style, this 20 ft wide by 100 ft deep two-family property, is located on one of the prettiest and tranquil blocks in all of Brooklyn. Incredibly stately and livable, this 4,680 square foot residence was designated in 1973 as part of the Historic Landmark District. The original 19th Century craftsmanship anchors this fully modernized residence, exemplifying why Park Slope is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in New York City and beyond. Currently used as a one-family, four-story home, it's ready to go as an Upper Triplex with a separate, lovely English basement apartment. Walking up the impressive stoop sets the stage for the refined aesthetics and quality that are found here. Enter the spacious foyer which opens to the spectacular triple parlor with stunning period artistry. Carefully-preserved and lovingly restored original details blend with the utmost in modern comforts. The parlor showcases a gas-burning fireplace, triple bay windows, soaring ceilings, 1910 parquet floors, warm wood details, and original decorative plaster ornamentation. The living room faces tree-lined Second Street and flows into the generously-sized center parlor that offers possible uses such as a play room, sitting area, or music room. The center parlor leads to the lavish dining room with sawn oak wainscoting and pretty French doors . Step outside and down to the delightful, landscaped garden with a beautiful brick patio lined with raised bed plantings and a lyrical red leaf maple. The large country-style eat-in kitchen is cheerful and bright featuring a six-burner Garland stove, sub-zero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, hydronic radiant floor heating, wall oven, steamer, heater, and charming custom-made cabinets and decorative French doors and windows. Step out to the Juliet balcony to enjoy a peaceful morning coffee. Completing this floor is a coat closet off the center parlor, a charming powder room, and on the landing off of the second floor, the washer/dryer discreetly under the stairwell. On the second floor is the expansive primary bedroom with a walk-in closet, another generously-sized bedroom with two deep outfitted closets, and a bathroom with marble flooring and a modern shower. The top floor has two oversized bedrooms, a smaller bedroom, marble bathroom with radiant floor heat and Anne Sacks tiling and a linen closet right outside in the hallway, and an internal bonus room with a skylight. This room may serve as an office, playroom, storage, or dressing room. Other architectural elements found throughout this home include decorative parquet banding unique from room to room, original sconces, and a stained glass skylight above the staircase. For maximum efficiency and comfort, central cooling and heating are divided into five-zones. The fully renovated, legal English basement one-bedroom apartment is convenient for visiting guests or relatives, an au pair, caregiver, play space, fitness center, or as a self-contained home office. It's ready as an income-producing rental. Prospect Park with 523 acres of green space, playgrounds, biking and walking paths, and ball fields, is right outside your door. Saturday's Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, the main branch of the Brooklyn Library, and the Brooklyn Museum are all nearby. Express and local subway lines are conveniently located. Family-owned stores, cafes, and restaurants, are a short stroll on Fifth or Seventh Avenues. Be enchanted by this aesthetically-calming and holistically-authentic residence. Be a part of the historic and dynamic community that is Park Slope, Brooklyn.

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