144 St. James is an exquisitely designed and restored brick Italianate style townhouse circa 1868. On a tranquil tree-lined street in the historic district of Clinton Hill, this two-family home epitomizes the romantic dream of Brooklyn townhouse living. Configured as an upper triplex with a garden apartment with 5 bedrooms, 6.5 baths plus home office, enjoy a luxurious lifestyle with income potential, or complete privacy as a single-family home. 22' wide on a 100' lot, this 4400+ square foot house( not including the cellar) has expansive proportions, and the east/west exposure provides an abundance of light.

The stunning parlor floor has 11' ceilings, original pier mirror, marble fireplace, ornate plasterwork, original casings and moldings and inlaid floors. The open kitchen was completely redone in 2019 with custom European cabinetry, Carrara marble countertops and Liebherr, Bluestar and Bosch appliances. The back parlor/dining area overlooking the garden flows effortlessly out to a custom metal deck that leads to a private terraced garden and patio sanctuary.

The second and third floors of the triplex are replete with original details. There are four beautifully proportioned bedrooms, a home office and four full bathrooms, all ensuite. The bathrooms, three with windowed exposures, contain a creative mix of designer tiles and stones, mixed media millwork and top-notch fixtures and fittings. The light and exposures capture the serenity of this beautiful street and the backyard planted with mature trees and landscaping. The garden floor is a flexible and sumptuous one bedroom currently used as a guest suite and mother-in-law.

The cellar is the bonus space with many possibilities; it has full egress to the garden. The plumbing and eclectic systems have been replaced or updated; there is a new Mistubishi split HVAC system, a new furnace and new water heater. The front of the house has gone thru a landmark restoration including Marvin windows, also new at the back of the house. The roof is approximately 6 years old and has been updated and flashed along with the installation of new skylights.144 St. James sits on one of the most desirable blocks in Clinton Hill. Minutes to some of the best dining Brooklyn offers. Locanda Vini y Oli, Place de F tes, Saraghina caff Emily, Otway, Mekelburg's among others. Convenient to Fort Greene Park , The Pratt Sculpture Gardens, Fulton Avenue Business District(FAB)district and much more. Proximity to A/C & G trains.

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Listed by Douglas Bowen and Zia Ohara of Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Listing Sold by Douglas Elliman Real Estate

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