Experience the finest blend of historic character and modern luxury in this impeccably restored and renovated Park Slope brownstone mansion, just half a block from Prospect Park. The circa 1903-built gem designed by famed Brooklyn architect Benjamin Driesler is currently utilized as a magnificent 5 bedroom 3 full bathroom single-family home, however is a legal 2-family that can remain as is or easily be converted back.

With 4,610 sq ft of beautiful living space over 4 stories plus an additional 900 sq ft finished basement, you'll have plenty of room for all your needs and lots of versatility for living, entertaining, and working remotely. Original details abound in this one-of-a-kind residence that was thoughtfully preserved and meticulously modernized by a professional interior designer, and will take your breath away. Exquisite restored staircases, stunning coffered ceilings, rich custom woodwork and paneling, pier mirrors, pocket doors, tasteful built-ins, charming fireplaces, gorgeous bordered parquet floors, and leaded glass cabinets are among the classic refinements.

Contemporary highlights incorporated in the extensive renovation include a brand new chef's kitchen, elegant bathrooms of imported Italian marble tile with radiant heat floors, new windows, updated electric, an on-demand water system, new LVL joists with cement slab barrier, 5-zone Mitsubishi City multi HVAC system and solar panels on the roof.

Entertain with ease on the gracious garden level featuring an open great room adjoining a high-end eat-in kitchen adorned with Italian cabinetry, white quartz countertops, custom built-ins, an added pantry, plus premium Miele and Gaggenau appliances. Beyond is an open dining room and full bath, as well as doors leading out to the lovely patio garden. The parlor floor is also great for hosting, with large front and rear parlors flanking a library, and a rear den overlooking the yard. Level 3 presents generous sleeping quarters afforded by a front bedroom with bayed windows and fireplace, and the primary suite. Your owner's retreat comes complete with an enormous walk-in closet, and dreamy spa bath with a soaking tub, oversized shower, and glass doors to a private terrace.

The top story has 2 more sizable bedrooms with fireplaces and walk-in closets, and a separate study, all sharing a full hall bath with a washer/dryer. The lower level also houses a washer-dryer for convenience, and serves as a large recreation room with lots of storage.

The stately townhouse sits on a quintessential street in prized Park Slope near the park, Grand Army Plaza farmer's market, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, library, subways, and wealth of shops and restaurants along 7th Avenue.

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Listed by Jacqueline Torren and Charles Pigott of Corcoran Group

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