AS FEATURED AS HOUSE OF THE DAY ON BROWNSTONER.COM! THE SUBURBS IN BROOKLYNChirping birds, peaceful evening walks and gentle breezes await you! This is the tranquil, spacious Brooklyn home you have been waiting for to make your own. Built in 1920 and nestled on a generous 50x100 lot on a quintessential tree-lined block in beautiful South Midwood, this stately home at 673 East 22nd street is coming to market for the first time in over 50 years. Boasting over 3,000 square feet of living space you will enjoy a tremendous amount of natural light, and gorgeous period detail and craftsmanship throughout the house. There is a full, spacious basement, a driveway that will save you from the nightmare of street parking, a sun porch that is the perfect complement to the interior living space, and a roomy backyard. This home is in original condition, will need some updating, and has a tremendous amount of potential.
The impressive first floor has that WOW factor featuring a welcoming and graceful foyer, pristine formal dining room, a sweeping staircase and original and beautifully preserved wood detailing, including but not limited to: shutters, charming louvered doors and hardwood floors throughout. The elegant dining room is complete with original louvered doors, window shutters and plenty of light. The spacious windowed eat-in kitchen allows for endless upgrade options and features a distinctive extended hallway with a generous amount of storage, connecting it to the dining roomthe perfect flow for entertaining. The bright living room showcases a classic fireplace mantel, and abundant sunlight, giving the space the ultimate warmth. This floor also boasts a library/home officeperfect for working from home--which can also serve as an additional bedroom. Even more special, the double French doors in the library lead you to the large sun porch, a special space that allows for maximum enjoyment of the outdoors--its a magical moment! This main floor also includes a half bath located conveniently off the kitchen and front hallway.
On the second level you will find four generous bedrooms that open up off an airy sun-filled landing, all with sizable closets, as well as one full and one-half baths--the full bath complete with a vintage deep claw foot tub and a bidet. On your way up to the top floor, dont miss the charming window seats that also double as storage! Once there, three more bedrooms/ flex living spaces with full possibility await. There is also a full bath space, waiting to be restored.
The basement boasts tons of open space, a dedicated laundry room, a half bath that can be re-imagined, and storage--including a large walk-in cedar closet.
This location cannot be beatminutes away from major subway lines: Q/B at Newkirk Plaza & 2/5 at Flatbush Avenue as well as the B8, B49, and B41 buses at the corner/a few blocks away. You are also close to Brooklyn College, local restaurants, shopping, and numerous lifestyle options at Newkirk Plaza and Avenue, and Cortelyou Road, to name a few. Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden are a short trip away. You do not want to miss this gem! Private showings available upon request.