Welcome to 39 Midwood street in Lefferts Manor Historic District, Federal style home for sale that is distinguished by its modesty in scale and architectural ornament. This attractive home has maintained all of the classical ideals of the style in which it was built.
The home consists of four bedrooms , a living room , formal dining room, kitchen, room for an office, two and half baths, a second floor terrace, an English basement and lovely garden.
The entrance door has a beautiful granite frame that leads to pocket doors separating the foyer from the living room. There you will find an ornate gas-burning fireplace with ceiling cornice and picture frame moldings. The formal dining room includes decorative stained leaded glass windows, wainscoting, a coffered ceiling and an original chandelier. The second floor has original custom-built cabinets and a pass-through that connects the East and West bedrooms. The bedrooms are generous in size. Off the East-facing bedroom is an office that leads to the second floor terrace. The third floor has two bedrooms with great ceiling height and a period bathroom. The English basement can be used multiple ways; for entertainment, exercising or as a home office to name a few. Enjoy the garden for relaxation, get-togethers or for peaceful contemplation. "why is the night sky so beautiful"
A short distance away is Prospect Park with its many activities like horseback riding, ice skating, fishing, jogging, soccer fields baseball fields, summer concerts, bike riding, the Zoo as well as the Farmers Market. There is also great shopping nearby and amazing restaurants to choose from. For your meditative pleasure there is the Botanical Gardens. The nearby subway lines are the 2, 5, Q, B and S.