CONTRACT SIGNED Architect's Masterpiece Enter through the massive mahogany and leaded glass front door into one of the most exceptional residences in Brooklyn. The c.1915 home offers 5800 square feet of meticulously thought-out, carefully sourced and finely crafted living space, designed to exceed the demands of the most convenience-craving and tech-savvy homeowner. Irresistible added amenities include a landscaped front yard and driveway with two car garage. This home is uniquely well-suited for gracious entertaining and comfortable living in the heart of Brooklyn's tranquil, landmarked Prospect Park South neighborhood.
Comprehensive two-year architect's renovation/restoration including full mechanical systems upgrade with 10-zone heating system and central A/C.
Grand 60-foot wide first floor with living room, dining and entertaining space, features salvaged fluted columns, wood burning fireplace, Cuban mahogany wainscot paneling and more than a dozen large, original and replicated 12/1 windows.
Radiant heat encaustic tile and marble floors, original, refinished and restored parquet floors with intricate border patterns.
Chef's kitchen includes Viking 4-burner range with griddle and double oven, Viking refrigerator and wine cooler, fine custom cabinetry, copper countertop with integrated copper sinks, large pantry with pocket door and stunning marble slab counter top (installed after photo was taken) island with seating.
Side deck off the kitchen has built-in seating and dining area enclosed by lattice gate.
Free-standing gabled two story, two car garage with original chauffeur's loft, easy conversion to in-law's apartment (all new utilities in place).
Six large bedrooms include a master suite with spa-bath and windowed walk-in dressing room. Laundry area discreetly hidden in hall closet on this floor.
Billiards room sports a c.1917 pool table built for the Yale Varsity Club. On the floor above is an additional playroom with dramatic ceiling lines and restored gas fireplace.
Four full and one half renovated baths include original, vintage and contemporary elements; Tiffany stained glass windows and radiant floor heating.