In le Comté des Rois (the County of Kings), there is a beautiful block, where you will find a landmark brick townhouse with a unique center staircase reminiscent of a Parisian home. The garden has been lovingly landscaped with cuttings from Mount Vernon Boxwood hedges planted during George Washington’s time. It is currently configured as a triplex upstairs with a one bedroom garden unit below. Almost every room has a gorgeous decorative fireplace. There are three stain glass windows original to the home, including a flying fish stain glass skylight. The washer/dryer is situated in the cellar, which is accessed by a hatch in the front by the stoop. It is one of the cleanest, most well laid out cellars we have ever seen. Get ready to fall in love with this home in the Brooklyn arrondissement. And then, there is the neighborhood, Prospect Heights is one of those classic brownstone Brooklyn neighborhoods filled with great local shops, restaurants, public transport-and yes a world class art museum-the Brooklyn Museum.
105 Gates Avenue, Clinton Hill
105 Gates Avenue is a five story townhouse on a quintessential Clinton Hill tree-lined block. Is this a turn-key house, ready for you to move right in, well-no. This is an amazing opportunity to develop a property in a historic Brooklyn neighborhood. All cash only, Delivered AS IS with three tenants. Currently configured as a 7 unit building (with a duplex garden and parlor floor apartment, and six junior one bedroom apartments-two per floor), it is a legal eight unit SRO building. There is a full cellar with a boiler that runs on oil. Buyer is responsible for obtaining a certificate of no harassment (CONH).
The possibilities are endless! This once stately Kips Bay townhouse is a blank canvas, an Architect/Designer’s dream. With plenty of original details still intact, this house needs someone to renovate and restore.The building is approximately 12.5 feet by 50 feet on 4 floors, plus basement with a covered deck. A legal one family home, on an approximately 98 foot deep lot, so there is ample garden space. Currently configured at approximately 2,500 square feet, there may be additional allowable footage available. Sold as is!. Bring your bring your contractor and start the process to creating your perfect home. Shown by appointment to cash purchasers only. Financing is likely not possible.
Back on the market and ready to close. In the heart of one of the most historic neighborhoods of New York City, with fabulous dining opportunities and great public transport.
This 2 bed 1 bath duplex coop apartment is the epitome Boerum Hill living. With balcony off the living room, that overlooks a lush entry, this unit has so much to offer. The living area flows seamlessly to a dining area, to the open kitchen. The kitchen has great cabinet space, a dishwasher, a magnet to hang your knives conveniently on the wall, and my favorite feature, a built-in wooden cutting board as part of the counter top. There is an in-unit washer/dryer tucked in a closet that looks like a pantry between the entryway and the kitchen. There are hardwood floors throughout, except for the kitchen and bathroom that have ceramic tiled floors. The bathroom at the top of the stairs has a deep whirlpool tub, and plenty of clever shelves and cabinets to keep all your toiletries organized. The first bedroom has a wall of built-in bookshelves as well as a built-in desk looking out the window. It is currently utilized as an office/guest room. The master bedroom is larger with a clever modern bay window-perfect for those days when you want to curl up with a good book. And the public transportation-couldn’t be better. The F/G stop is literally right around the corner. And all the great restaurants-Smith Street really is Brooklyn’s Restaurant Row. And proximity to great shopping. Sahadi’s, Trader Joe’s and one of the newest arrivals for Boerum Hill foodies, Mr. Beet. Too good to be true? Well come see (by appointment) for yourself.