This beautiful 2 family home on a tree lined block is a rare find in historic Fort Greene Brooklyn.
The exterior features the original fish scale shingles and wrought iron fence and well preserved wooden cornice crowns it. Ornate double entry doors with original thick arched beveled glass open up to a second set of double doors and a wood floor entry hall. The carved banister and oak steps lead to the top floor, which is a completely renovated one bedroom apartment. It features high ceilings, original arched plasterwork detail, exposed brick in the bedroom, and wood floors. The kitchen has new stainless steel appliances and granite counter top. A footed tub on Italian marble tiles and Kohler Santa Rosa toilet enhances the bathroom with skylight! During the daytime, it is practically unnecessary to switch on the lights as three windows in front and in back, light up this comfortable and quiet living space.
The private ground floor entry, leads to the duplex apartment. The floors in this duplex are the original Georgia pine planks that were used as ballast for the trading ships that used to come to port in the nearby Brooklyn Navy Yard. The Navy Yard is located 1.5 blocks away from this home. On the ground floor there is a dining room and a newly renovated kitchen with views and access to the private oasis backyard space. Upstairs in the duplex are two large rooms with high ceilings that are separated with original glass pane double parlor doors.
This home is located just steps away from Myrtle Avenue, which is bustling with a variety of restaurants, Key Food Supermarket, a laundromat, specialty shops and banks. Fort Greene Park is in easy walking distance. The location is in close proximity to Downtown Brooklyn and a few minute drive to Manhattan over the nearby Brooklyn or Manhattan Bridges. Brooklyns low taxes, affordable interest rates, and the freedom of owning a private home in New York is a rare opportunity.
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Please note: new covid laws require disclosures to be signed and showings will be by appointment.