Welcome to The Aurora, located at 729 East 18th Street, a captivating Victorian masterpiece steeped in timeless allure and grace. Embrace the chance to make this historical canvas your very own with the guidance of your architect and designer. This enchanting 2,832 square-foot sanctuary boasts a splendid backyard and a classic Victorian porch. Designed by prolific architect Benjamin Driesler, the Colonial Revival dwelling still retains a columned wraparound porch and the gables. Imagine a charming Brooklyn Victorian home with seven bedrooms, each adorned with numerous windows that allow natural light to illuminate the interior. The architectural elegance of this house is enhanced by its original details, including artful stained-glass windows and intricate woodwork that graces the door frames, staircases, and coffered ceiling intact along with the wainscoting. As one approaches the front of the house, a large porch welcomes you, providing a perfect spot to enjoy the neighborhood. Upon entering the home, you're greeted by the glamor of stained glass and the original woodwork, showcasing detailed moldings, wainscoting, as well as pocket doors that add a touch of historic charm. The living spaces boast original hardwood ribboned floors, adding a timeless quality to the Aurora's aesthetic. The expansive kitchen with two windows provides a delightful place to enjoy meals and cook with family and friends. The living room with a wall of windows and floor to ceiling built-in bookshelves is one of many focal points. The formal foyer boasts a grand fireplace with an intricately designed mantelpiece. This fireplace not only serves as a source of warmth but also as a centerpiece, drawing attention with its craftsmanship. The built-in seating around fireplaces in historic homes is often referred to as a "fireside bench" or "inglenook seating". The Aurora offers a grand formal dining room that can easily be reimagined into a family room for tv as well as comfortable entertaining. Tree top views from the seven bedrooms, each with its own unique character and one with a private terrace provide ample privacy. The windows in these rooms are plentiful, allowing for abundant natural light during the day. The bedrooms also showcase original wood flooring, high ceilings and generous closets. The stained glass, bold staircases, decorative hardware, and ample landings maintain the authenticity of the era. Both formal landings in between the floors are meticulously designed spaces that exude elegance, featuring wood floor with inlaid borders, intricate architectural details, and careful attention to symmetry. They serve as a transitional zone that enhances the overall grandeur of the home. Entertain, garden, and play in your private yard accessed from the first floor. The overall appeal of the Aurora is one of unlimited space, a suburban lifestyle tucked away in the heart of Brooklyn, blending historical authenticity with modern comfort and an overabundance of design opportunities rarely offered in NYC. Located just blocks from this private neighborhood is Newkirk station with easy access to the QB trains and a subway trip that clocks a quick commute to Manhattan and Park Slope. Sip custom blended coffee at Milk and Honey, enjoy wide sidewalks and quiet streets and early morning songbirds. Yes, this is the very best of city and suburban lifestyles. Discover how to have all of this and a seven-bedroom historic home for well under 2 million dollars in Brooklyn.

Please note the photos have been virtually staged.

Building Dimensions: 23.83 ft x 47.25 ft
Building Square Footage: 2,832
Beds:7
Baths:3.5
Original Details: In Tact
Lot Square Footage: 5,000
Lot Dimensions: 50 ft x 100 ft
Historic district: Fiske Terrace-Midwood Park
Outdoor Space: Backyard, terrace, front porch, front yard
Built:1915
Residential Square Feet: 2,832
Exterior: Vinyl Aluminum
Detached Two Car GaragePrivate Driveway
Roof : New 2007




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