EVERY ONCE IN A LONG WHILE, a special property like this one comes to market. With exquisite bones and perfect proportions, this is the historic Park Slope townhouse that you've been waiting for to call your own. Welcome to 583 5th Street, a three-story, legal one-family home stationed on the north side of 5th Street, one of Park Slope's most magical park blocks. Beautifully maintained by the same family for close to 40 years, this landmark limestone is brimming with historic architectural details including inlaid parquet floors, pier mirrors, six unique fireplace mantels, pocket doors, built-in cabinetry and shelving, five panel interior doors, and plaster relief and ceiling medallions in pristine condition.
Built in 1907 and designed by renowned Brooklyn architect, Axel S. Hedman, this curved bay front residence begins with a few steps up to a front south-facing terrace and an entrance that leads into a large vestibule and foyer. There's a sunny front parlor with a grand pier mirror, a center parlor with built-in cabinetry and a convenient half bath, a formal dining room with a coffered ceiling and oak wainscotting, and a sweet kitchen extension and pantry in the rear that looks out onto a private garden with a wonderful slate patio. Take the stairs up to the second floor where you'll find two enormous and bright bedrooms with dressing areas and original marble sinks, a full hall bath, and plenty of closet space. The top floor features a lovely skylight at the top of the stair hall, three additional bedrooms, another full bath, and a great walk-in closet.
The newly renovated English basement features a private entrance from the street and is currently used as a professional home office space with three private offices - and can easily lend itself to also being used as a personal gym or recreation space. The basement level also features high ceilings, split system AC and heating units throughout for maximum comfort, two half baths, and a large laundry and storage room in the rear.
This turn of the century treasure is a rare opportunity with a location that just can't be beat - with amazing proximity to majestic Prospect Park, including the open-air events at the Bandshell, great Park Slope school options, the Saturday farmer's market at Grand Army Plaza, and every amenity imaginable all within walking distance. 583 5th Street presents lifestyle options that make this property a truly exciting prospect!