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859 Saint Marks Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11213

Active Listing
Listing Details:
$3,380,000 Price
Condo Property Type
Crown Heights Neighborhood
9 Beds
7.5 Baths
6,900 Approx. Sq. Ft.
$10,805 RET
Key Features:
Unit Balcony
Unit Garden
Unit Laundry

Introducing 859 St. Marks Avenue; a majestic and grand south-facing 5-story limestone mansion sitting on a quaint tree-lined street within the Crown Heights North Historic District. Rich in history, this home was originally built in 1905 and has been completely restored across an impressive 6,900 square feet while maintaining mahogany wainscoting, custom paneling, crown moldings, pocket doors, fireplace mantels (8), built-ins and original parquet flooring in impeccable condition. This is a tremendous once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a massive 25' wide, trophy townhouse on "Mansion Row" overlooking the Brooklyn Children's Museum.

As soon as you enter you are welcomed by astonishing original woodwork in immaculate condition with mahogany moldings, mosaics and exposed beams that are hard to find in today's day & age. Currently, the home is set-up as three individual residences but can easily be converted into a stunning single family home or by living in one of the units & renting out the others. 

Residence one is a 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom triplex consisting of the parlor, third & fourth floor levels with a spacious balcony overlooking the Brooklyn Museum and access to a private garden. The airy first level features formal front parlor, dining & sitting room quarters with tremendous attention to detail, fireplace mantels, original built-ins and pocket doors separating the space. Upstairs you'll find three spacious bedrooms, one of which is a south-facing en-suite with deep soaking tub, charming bay windows & separate office space. The upper level boasts a cozy living room setup with an open kitchen, separated den, primary suite & charming terrace overlooking St. Marks Avenue treetops. 

Residence two is a sun-splashed full-floor 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom on the top level with an open kitchen featuring Quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, an en-suite primary bedroom & home office. Residence three is a full-floor 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom with private outdoor space on the garden level. Both of these residences can be rented individually or combined with the homes main residence. There is also a basement with great ceiling heights, storage & mechanicals in good working order. All units are equipped with washer/dryer in unit, central air & intricate wooden details throughout. 

859 St. Marks Avenue is a tremendous opportunity to own one of the most special townhouses in all of Brooklyn on a highly coveted Crown Heights' street. Rarely do you find such magnitude in size while having such historic original details in mint condition with a taste of a modern-styled aesthetic making this home in complete move-in condition. Whether you are looking to live as a single family home, earn a substantial amount of rental income to offset your mortgage payments or look to develop the property further (condo conversion), the home is a savvy investment to own a piece of Brooklyn history. The St. Marks house is conveniently located within the heart of the Crown Heights North Historic District, within minutes away from neighborhood hotspots such as Chavela's, Two Saints, Catfish, Cent'Anni and many more just a short stroll away, while the A, C & 3 subway lines make for an easy commute around Brooklyn and into Manhattan.

Certificates of Non Harassment are in process

Listing courtesy of The Corcoran Group

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