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178 8th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215

$6,300,000
Active Listing
Listing Details:
$6,300,000 Price
Single-Family Townhouse Property Type
Park Slope Neighborhood
5 Beds
3.5 Baths
6,070 Approx. Sq. Ft.
Key Features:
Fireplace
Prewar
Gym
Unit Garden
Unit Laundry
Description:

This magnificent 1901 Romanesque brownstone is incredibly spacious offering approximately 6,000 sq ft of living space (including fully finished basement fitness room) with1104 sq ft of outdoor space, and is like no other with its exquisite original details. It is in immaculate condition and move-in ready. Located in one of Park Slope's most coveted locations, just one block to the Garfield Place entrance to the famed 500+ acre Prospect Park. The garden level provides an expansive multi-use space, which could house out-of-town guests as there is a full bathroom on this level. It could transform into a home office, play rec room, just use your imagination, as there is no shortage of space! There is a working gas fireplace for those cozy winter evenings. The fully equipped kitchen on the garden level comes with top of the line appliances such as Viking, Miele and Sub Zero. No expense was spared. There is a custom built-in dining banquette for family and friends to gather or head outside to the stone patio with trellis and rose arbor to dine al fresco. Home gyms have become quite coveted and this home has a showstopper in the lower level. The finished cellar (dug out a full two feet) hosts an enormous gym and ample storage.When entering the parlor level, you truly feel the spaciousness of this home with the soaring ceilings and multiple windows, that bring sunlight throughout. The ornate details give thanks to the workmanship of the past. There is a side stair with wonderful mahogany detail, elegant mantles anchor the dining and living rooms, beveled glass doors with mahogany trim separate the oversized living room from the formal dining room where a beautiful crystal chandelier adorns the ceiling. There is an updated kitchen the features a La Cornue stove, a wood burning fireplace and Mexican tile floors. You can access the lovely private west facing garden from the kitchen. The powder room with Waterworks fixtures is neatly tucked away on this level. On the second level you will find three generous sized bedrooms all with decorative mantles and a full bath. The two larger bedrooms are separated by an antique dressing area with lovely built-ins and marble washing sink. There is plenty of closet space throughout. The top floor is currently used as the master suite that truly has it all! Featuring a dressing room, office, private bath with skylight and Waterworks fixtures, built-in bookcases and bay shutter windows with antique balustrade. And for the piece de resistance, there is a finished roof garden accessed from the master suite, fully irrigated and complete with flowers, and herbs. The perfect spot to relax and unwind for some fresh air. This home has a built-in alarm system and multi-zone A/C. This truly remarkable brownstone sits in the heart of Park Slope, near Prospect Park where you can enjoy all nature has to offer. Nearby are the express B, Q, 2 and 3 trains and well as the neighborhood farmer's markets, restaurants and cafes. Come see all of what brownstone Brooklyn has to offer!

Listing courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens

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