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557 9th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215

$3,950,000
Active Listing
Listing Details:
$3,950,000 Price
Multi-Family Townhouse Property Type
Park Slope Neighborhood
5 Beds
3.5 Baths
3,000 Approx. Sq. Ft.
$1,721 RET
Key Features:
Fireplace
Prewar
Allows Pets
Storage
Unit Garden
Description:

Absolutely Breathtaking, Beautifully Renovated5 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath Park Slope Limestone!

Live, work and play in this superbly renovated and elegant Neo-Italian Renaissance limestone townhouse which embodies thecoveted combination of meticulously restored original detail, alongside beautifully appointed modern finishes and an updated and open floorplan. This single-family, 20.5 foot wide brownstone allows for large and well-proportioned rooms with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the top floor, and 2 full floors of living, working and entertaining space below. Located on an extra wide street, this south-facing home has exquisite natural light, all NEW infrastructure and mechanicals, and TWO fabulous outdoor spaces. Located just steps from Prospect Park's 526 acres of outdoor exercise, play and concert space, this exceptional property delivers the best attributes of city and suburb living all in one.
Recently restored to its original grandeur, the facade and steps of this three-sided bayfront Limestone make a notable first impression that continues when you step inside. The Fresh and Bright Foyer and Living Room is a showcase of crisp, original detail including delicate plaster work, wainscoting, pocket doors, and an ornate staircase. Ten foot ceilings and a bay of oversized windows bathe the room in natural light, and enhance the feeling of lofty open space. The main hallway, designed to allow light to flow from front to back, contains a large coat closet and a convenient powder room. A center Parlor affords wonderful additionalliving space and creates an easy transition from the more formal living area to the magnificent kitchen/dining room. An absolute Dream Come True for anyone who loves to cook and entertain, and the obvious place where family and friends will gather, the gorgeous, perfectly designed, entirely custom kitchen has everything you could possibly want or need. High End finishes and fixtures include Sleek and space-maximizing custom cabinetry (including a giant pantry), Silestonecountertops,Carrara marble tile backsplash, 6 burner Wolf stove, Sub Zero refrigerator and Bosch dishwasher. If you need more space for chilling wine and mixers, there is an elegant, mirrored bar alcove with two additional Sub Zero refrigerator drawers. The sprawling center island has a Walnut base and honed CarreraMarble bar-height countertop for casual dining. The generous dining area is big enough for a table that seats 8 or more. A lovely deck off of the kitchen includes gas grill hook-ups, and steps down to the huge, enchanting garden, making enjoyment of the outdoors easilyaccessible. Professionally designed and landscaped for maximum utility and aesthetic pleasure, Blue Marble pavers are surrounded by glorious peripheral plantings (including Hydrangea Vine, Anemone, Acanthus, Boxwood, Dwarf Cherry Laurel and more), and are easily maintained with a built-in irrigation system.

The second floor is washed in bright light from the oversized skylight and 10 foot ceiling height, and is home to a magnificent and true master suite (walk-in-closet; en-suite bath), as well as two additional large bedrooms and another charming skylit bath. The Master suite includes a huge bedroom with a beautiful bay of windows, a custom, windowed walk-in closet and a luxurious master bath. Spa-like bath finishes include a free standing, riveted, cast iron Bateau soaking tub which sits below a huge skylight that floods the room with natural light, double vanities that flank the dramatic entryway and a shower enclosure with rain shower head.
The Garden level is ideal for working and playing/relaxing at home. The spacious Study/Library has beautifully restored wainscoting, original pocket doors, beveled glass built-ins and a decorative mantle sure to make you the toast of all your Zoom calls. A pass through hallway with additional built-ins and a wet bar connects the Study to a huge Den/Family Room with windows overlooking the lush garden. There is another large full bath with a glass enclosed shower and a convenient laundry/mud room with LG front loading washer & dryer, a folding counter with upper and lower cabinetry and a glass door out to the garden. The private Garden entrance is also ideal for the comings and goings of Guests and/or the storage of strollers or bikes returning from the park, and can easily be converted into an income producing rental property if desired.
The basement runs the full length of the home, and contains the mechanicals while also providing excellent additional storage space. Amenities & Updates Include: 5 zones of central AC and heat, Radiant heat floors in all full baths, All New Mechanicals, ALL New Plumbing & Electric (including copper piping to replace lead piping from the house to the water main), New Roof, Brownstone facade redone, and professional hardscaping/landscaping completed in 2020. New custom stained, oak flooring, new double-paned windows and Custom Hunter Douglas window treatments are found throughout the house.
All of this is only 7 houses down from Prospect Park, and a short walk to a plethora of shops and restaurants along 7th and 5th Avenues, as well as convenient transportation!
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Listing courtesy of Compass

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