Take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity to create your dream home on this prime, Crown Heights North Historic District block. Youll have other options to put your touch on but none will match the inherent beauty, grandeur and scale of this historical residence.
Built in 1899 and situated on the prestigious St Marks Millionaires Row, this Landmark limestone maisonette provides the perfect starting point with its combination of size, elegance and location. Youll fall in love with the double-wide, tree lined block which showcases the most sought after mansions of their era.
Size matters! The 18 X100 set back townhouse is enormous at 3,815 which spans over 4 floors with 10 rooms, 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. It sits on an X-large, 18'x128' lot that allows for a manicured front garden with a 9 X 9 raised stone patio, and a pin-drop quiet back yard with endless potential. Options with how you use the townhouse are plentiful as the current layout can work both as a massive single family or a two-family with income options. You certainly wont be making concessions with this much space!
The townhouses Renaissance Revival architecture offers original details that include projecting bays on the parlor, second and third floors, original inlaid hardwood floors, Corinthian columns and 6 decorative fireplaces. The home also features handcrafted wood moldings, plaster medallions and 10 6" ceilings on the parlor level and 9' 6" on the upper floors. The owner tastefully updated the lighting throughout including multiple chandeliers and he refinished the floors, skim-coat and painted, updated the electrical, refinished the entire staircase and touched off with stunning lacquer paint
899 St Marks is conveniently located within a few blocks to both the 2/3/4/5 subway on Eastern Parkway and the A/C on Fulton Ave. Nearby amenities include Brower Park, The Brooklyn Museum just a block away, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, Grand Army Plaza Library, Brooklyn Zoo, Prospect Park, Eastern Parkway Promenade and bike trails, St. John's Recreation Center. Fantastic restaurant and caf options include TreeHouse BK, Meat, Sweet Brooklyn, Summerhill, Basquiat's Bottle, LunAtico, Boeuf & Bun, Chavellas, Calabria, El Jeffe, Saraghina, Peaches and Casablanca.
Act quickly as townhouses on this historic and picturesque block dont become available often.