A complete transformation into modern luxury, Fort Greene's 181 Park Avenue is a 2 family home ready to call your own. The fully gut renovated house spans 3 stories and has a full basement. The building is broken up into a first floor 1 bedroom 1 bathroom with recreation room duplex as the above unit is a duplex 3 bedroom with office and 2.5 bathrooms. All spaces have quiet split heater and air-conditioning units.
The owners unit opens up into a large living space with beautiful hardwood flooring throughout. Recessed lighting atop the high ceilings creates a grand effect for the space and shows the original marble fireplace mantles in detail. The space is tremendous in size and opens up to an enormous windowed kitchen. Here you will find a gorgeous granite countertop with modern lifted subway tiles that give it a nice three dimensional effect. A double wide, stainless steel sink is deep enough to wash a dog or a full party load of dinnerware. You have a 5 burner range along with a full sized, double door refrigerator, and full size dishwasher. A half bath on the floor for your guests and a study that leads to a private terrace landing. The terrace landing also leads to the backyard at ground level.
Upstairs you will find an oversized master bedroom with an ensuite full bathroom, another full bathroom in the main hall along side 2 additional bedrooms. Both bathrooms draw natural light from an open skylight.
For the unit below you have a large one bedroom unit with study, full bathroom and a recreation room. The living room is open to the kitchen where you have a large granite top that hangs over the kitchen island for a breakfast table that can comfortably accommodate 3 cocktail stools or high chairs. The large bedroom is accompanied by a study room or you can make it into a full walk-in closet. An entry from the study leads to the backyard for any of your outdoor activities. Downstairs you have a full recreation room that can be used in a multitude of ways from a workout area, media screening room, guest space, office, or anything you can think of.
Fort Greene Brooklyn has much to offer. From the Brooklyn Navy Yard that houses Brooklyn Grange Farm to coffee at your fair-trade Brooklyn Roasting Company and the popularity of microbrews such as Transmitter Brewing Company all sit a close distance away from home.
Transportation options include the NYC Ferry that traverses along the East River to many points along the Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens waterlines. Transit lines include the B,D,Q,R,W, and G trains as well as the many MTA buses.