411 Vanderbilt Avenue is the stuff dreams are made of. This Queen Anne-style red brick carriage house was built at the end of the 19th centuryduring Clinton Hills booming early daysand was recently beautifully restored by local developer, The Brooklyn Home Company, into a 209 wide home with a long, private, gated driveway providing private parking for multiple cars.
Beneath the striking Flemish gable outside, step through a glass and steel door into a luminous, sunlit living room with nearly 11-foot ceilings. The living room is gracious with multiple sitting areas, and looks back to the original archway, through which horse-drawn carriages once clattered. The arch has been preserved and updated with custom glass and steel windows. The living room is lined with custom built-ins and youre ready for crisp fall nights with a gas fireplace.
The historic arches and gables echo throughout the housefrom the curved stair edges and banister, to the interior archway that offers passage to the spacious and crisp, clean kitchen and dining room.
Viking, Bosch, Sub-Zero and LG appliances make the kitchen thoroughly modern, while exposed beams, an arched stove hood, and a second arched carriage entrance along the back wall connect the room to the homes rich past. Copious cabinet and counter space and a dining area built for a family, make this a room where you can really live. Swing open the doors and step out to the bluestone patio and huge backyard with Synlawn. Adjacent to the kitchen, find a powder room that complete the picture for entertainment. Full-sized laundry, plus numerous closets are found on this floor as well.
Up the sculptural white oak stairway to the second floor, find three light-filled bedrooms, one with soaring vaulted ceilings, an en suite windowed bath with double sinks and two closetsone a walk-in. There is also a second full marble-clad bath on this floor.
Step up to the third floora warm space with peaked ceilings and exposed beams and a rosette window. With an ensuite bath with shower, a large skylight, and two closets, this room could is a lovely bedroom or a spacious family room perfect for board games and movie nights.
Split-unit heat and air conditioning, radiant heated bathroom floors, and DVR security system bring this 140-year-old home firmly into the 21st century, with all conveniences and comforts. The 45-foot gated driveway is delivered complete with an 60-amp electric car charger. 411 Vanderbilt perfectly embodies the architectural and historical significance of Clinton Hill. This tree-lined, peaceful but cosmopolitan neighborhood has some of Brooklyns finest restaurants and shops and easy access to Ft. Greene Park, Pratt Institute, Barclays Center, the new Apple Store, Whole Foods 365, and many other destinations. Plus one of the greatest transportation hubs in the City at Atlantic Terminal connecting you to the LIRR and nearly every subway line.