Own a piece of Brooklyn history with this stunning original brownstone on one of the most beautiful streets in the Cobble Hill Historic District! This five floor, five unit multifamily building comes with impressive, highly-coveted rentals in perfect condition or return it to its former glory as a sprawling single-family home.
136 Amity Street isn't just pre-war, it's pre-Civil War! Built in the early 1850s by renowned contractor William Beard famous for building and co-owning the nearby Erie and Atlantic Basins on the harbor it's part of a row of nine fashion-forward homes at the forefront of both the Italianate and brownstone trends, with stately stoops, gorgeous iron work, a round-arched inner doorway, and an attractive Mansard roof. The classic characteristics of old New York feature in details throughout the interior of the building as well, from the magnificent staircase and marble floor entry, the parquet floors with inlaid borders and contrasting geometric patterns, and the original woodwork and doors to the eight grand decorative marble fireplaces (1-2 on each floor!), soaring ceilings, large brick archways, and intricate crown molding. All of the glamor and elegance of this stunning 19th century home have been retained and well-maintained, enhanced by the ease and comforts of modern living through regular updates and renovations. In total, there are 23 rooms for over 6,300 sq ft of living space, including 8 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 5 kitchens, and a full basement with a washer/dryer, plus private front and back gardens.
Currently configured as a multifamily rental building, every floor of this 25' wide brownstone is its own sun-filled apartment. There are approximately 1,250 sq ft of interior space per unit, each with a renovated bathroom and kitchen, a living room, separate dining room, multiple closets, and two exposures. The 3rd, 4th, and 5th floor apartments all have the option to be rented as two-bedrooms, while the single bedroom of the parlor floor has a wonderful windowed extension overlooking the tree-filled garden, and the one-bedroom garden apartment has direct access to the private backyard.
The location couldn't be better just a few blocks from the F/G, A/C, 2/3, 4/5, and R lines for a quick commute to Manhattan, or enjoy the exquisite Cobble Hill neighborhood and local attractions. Besides having great access to Smith and Court street shops and restaurants, as well as Trader Joe's and Sahadi's, you'll be down the street from Cobble Hill Park and the newly completed wonderland of Brooklyn Bridge Park and the Brooklyn Promenade. The building is currently occupied by five market-rate tenants. For more details and a complete setup of the buildings rent roll, expenses, and lease expirations.