Elegance and grace are captured in this beautifully situated landmarked building located in the heart of the Brooklyn Heights Historic District. 24 Remsen Street is a grand Renaissance Revival townhouse built in the 1890’s and now fashioned for modern living as a four-home boutique condominium that still retains many of the original period details. With only one previous owner, this penthouse duplex with breathtaking views of New York Harbor, the East River and the Manhattan skyline from its own private deck, is a truly unique 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom residence.
Enter into a coffered ceiling foyer to discover over 2,400 sq ft of well-organized and meticulously detailed space, high ceilings and luxurious finishes. The well-equipped kitchen with; Viking range and vented hood, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher and granite counter tops that allow for prep space and casual dining, also boasts a large, thoughtful pantry built out with shelving, drawers and room for additional storage. The large dining area, with 2 exposures and room to host a dinner party leads into the comfortable living room filled with plenty of sunlight and a marble surround wood burning fireplace.
Down the long hallway and off the foyer, is a powder room that houses your washer and dryer, separated by folding doors to conveniently hide your laundry when you have guests. Further down is the first of four bedrooms, with a beautiful built-in daybed and bookshelves. This room also has a walk-in closet. Across the hall is a stylish full bath with a bathtub/shower. At the end of the hallway you will find a second bedroom with large closet and 2 windows overlooking picturesque Montague Terrace.
The upper floor of this duplex offers ample space with 2 hallway storage closets and another full, Carrera marbled bathroom. On this level you will also find a third bedroom, currently being used as a sitting room. The king-sized master bedroom suite at the end of the hall benefits from the large windows overlooking the trees of Brooklyn Heights. With a huge walk-in closet and sophisticated marbled bathroom with glass enclosed shower, large soaking tub, and a double sink vanity, where you can relax in your own sumptuous retreat.
The crown to this masterpiece is the private roof deck, accessed directly from the hallway. Enter through the French doors to a tiered oasis nestled amongst the neighboring townhomes and overlooking New York Harbor and the Manhattan skyline. With plenty of room to entertain, BBQ or enjoy your morning coffee with the newspaper, this picturesque, quiet area is a real treat.
Harwood floors throughout, central air and materials and assemblies that greatly reduce the transmission of sound and vibration between floors, are part of the modern touches and features of this duplex penthouse.
Just steps away from the Promenade, on a tree-lined dead-end street overlooking the world class Brooklyn Bridge Park, you also have the convenience of multiple subway lines within walking distance. There is a weekly farmer's market nearby, plenty of fabulous restaurants, grocers, cafes and every convenient amenity you would want in a neighborhood!
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