Dreaming of living on a picturesque Park Slope Neo Grec block in nearly original condition ?

578 Driggs Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11211
Courtesy of The Corcoran Group
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Location

296 6th Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11215
Cross street:2nd Street

Building

Type:House
Era:Post-war
Floors:3

Property

Ownership: Multi-Family
Rooms: 15
Pets: Pets Unknown

Financials

Price: $5,285,000

Description

Dreaming of living on a picturesque Park Slope Neo-Grec block in nearly original condition? The June 25, 1887 edition of American Architect and Building News featured this harmonious block in its monthly publication. The original print concentrated on the Southwest corner of 6th Avenue between 1st to 2nd Street, singling out 296 6th Avenue as the choice home of Christopher P. Skelton, the original designer, builder, and owner of this beautiful block of brownstones that echoes back from the 19th century townhouses of the London of Knightsbridge and Belgravia. With over 7,350 square feet of usable space including a four-car garage, and beautifully landscaped rear and front gardens, 296 6th Avenue holds a commanding presence on its block.This stately home is currently being used as a two family residence with three floors plus full basement for the owner and a high income producing garden rental. Upon entering your new home on the parlor floor you are greeted by impeccably preserved original 19th Century detailing sprawled across every surface; including a restored pier mirror, intricate carved wood doors and windows, inlaid parquet flooring, original baluster, and plaster ceiling medallions and moldings. Sunrise to sunset bask in natural light from three exposures flooding through 37 brand new Pella windows and be comforted by the colors engulfing the room through custom stained glass transoms.The grand living room with soaring ceilings touts two separate window bays with an opulent mantle over a working wood-burning fireplace, ideal for large gatherings or snuggling up by the fire for more cozy affairs. Meander effortlessly into the formal dining room with a western exposure overlooking your very own landscaped oasis, spanning over 700 square feet of private outdoor space, perfect for dining alfresco, entertaining, relaxing, or pitching a tent among the treetops which shade the entirety of the rear yard. The kitchen is set adjacent to the formal dining room, featuring a full stainless steel appliance package, newly restored cabinets with all the storage space you could need and a large oversized window to shed unobstructed afternoon sun upon your latest culinary creations.The top two floors of the home present one massive room after another. The second floor is presently being utilized as a luxurious master suite and bathroom featuring a palatial dressing room which is easily converted into a spa-like master ensuite bathroom, home office and a family room. The third floor of this expansive brownstone can accommodate an expanding family and still have plenty of room for guests with three separate bedrooms with sprawling southern and western exposures and dramatic views over Park Slope rooftops and the Manhattan skyline.Topped off with a full cellar housing a half bathroom, home gym and work room with access to your FOUR car garage.What more could you ask for? Rental income? Well you get that too! The garden level houses a high income rental apartment.This home is ideally situated on a beautiful tree-lined section of 6th Avenue and in close proximity to the unique shopping and dining experiences Brooklyn has to offer on 5th and 7th Avenues. Prospect Park is a stones throw from your front gate along with the farmersmarket at Grand Army Plaza, the Brooklyn Museum, Botanical Gardens. Zoned PS 321. - Call today for appointment.

Amenities

Garage;

  • Garage
  • Walk-up

Neighborhood

More listings: Park Slope

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