Seamlessly combining modern design with the Victorian essence of Ditmas Park, this magnificently restored, turnkey 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home is move-in ready! Nestled in a desirable neighborhood, 485 Stratford Road exudes beauty and charm where old meets new with a refreshing neutral palette and impressive architectural detail. Professionally measured at just under 2,600 interior square feet with an additional 700 plus sq. ft. of a fully-finished basement, this home is a rare Brooklyn gem. Offering an expansive landscaped exterior, spacious grassy private backyard, large deck for outdoor dining and barbecues, and a convenient driveway with a detached one-car garage, this home checks off everything on your wish list!
Interiors are accentuated by high coffered ceilings, warm wood floors with original inlay detail, charming wainscoting and refined finishes. The inviting enclosed porch/mudroom and generous windows welcomes you in and makes a lovely introduction to the charm that unfolds. An entry vestibule with coat closet, Moroccan tile floor and stained glass window accent spills into a gracious living room enriched by a grand working fireplace. The formal dining room with beamed ceilings and leaded glass built-ins connects to the immaculate chef's kitchen that is styled with white painted wood cabinetry, quartz countertops, a mobile island, and premium stainless steel appliances. From the kitchen, you can serve and host guests on the sprawling outdoor deck while enjoying its scenic setting, overlooking a Crepe Myrtle and Flowering Dogwood tree.
The 2nd level offers 3 sunny bedrooms, including an oversized master suite with both south and west exposures, plus room for a king bed and a separate sitting area. There are also 2 additional bedrooms with ample closets and a tastefully done full bath with marble accents, radiant heat floors and glass-enclosed shower. A floor above houses another sizable bedroom with a skylight & double exposures, plus a vintage, sky-lit bath with original claw-foot tub and loft storage. Extending the living space is a fully-finished basement with a media room, chic windowed bath with walk-in shower, and a laundry/storage room with a front-loading Samsung washer & dryer. Other enticing highlights are all new windows, Mitsubishi split AC units in every room, Nest thermostat, doorbell & smoke/CO alarms, restored cast iron radiators, and a state-of-the-art surveillance system.
You'll love the location just as much. Live on a prime street between Newkirk Avenue and Cortelyou Road, minutes to the B & Q subway to Manhattan, a wide assortment of shops and eateries, and the weekly farmers market! Images virtually enhanced.