45 Willow Place in Brooklyn Heights melds an historic single-family townhouse with a bright, fresh, contemporary interior. One of the four homes on the iconic and beloved Colonnade Row, a group of Greek Revival homes built in the 1840's, this captivating home has been updated with a modern open center stair, skylights that bathe the house in light all day long, and bright open spaces for entertaining. Enjoy the afternoon light and spring breezes through the pair of floor-to-ceiling French doors that frame the front of the living room. The open concept design has the living room flowing into a sunny garden-facing dining room and features a wall of built in bookcases. The windowed galley kitchen has granite counters, wall ovens, and a pass-through to the dining room. The garden gets light all day long and is the perfect spot for grilling and outdoor dining, with planted flower beds surrounding the blue stone patio. The master suite comprises the entire second floor and features a huge master bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, steam shower and a separate home office overlooking the open staircase. The top floor, with three huge skylights, currently a two bedroom suite, has an open and flexible design that can easily be re-configured to add a third bedroom or den. The lower level of the house, with windows toward the rear, has been built out with four separate spaces: a sunny den/media room; a cozy guest room; a full bath; a utility area with a full size washer/dryer, huge walk-in coat closet and storage areas, and the home's mechanical systems, including two year old boiler and air conditioning equipment. An exterior stair leads back up to the sidewalk for easy access in and out with bikes. Willow Place is one of the most peaceful blocks in Brooklyn Heights with easy access to Borough Hall trains and Brooklyn Bridge Park. Beloved restaurants River Deli, Colonie, Iris Cafe are steps away, as are all the exciting shops and restaurants in both Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill.