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8 Saint James Place
Brooklyn NY 11205
Cross street:De Kalb Avenue

Building

Type:Townhouse
Era:Post-war
Floors:4

Property

Ownership: Multi-Family
Rooms: 10
Bedrooms: 7 BR
Bathrooms: 3.5
Pets: Pets Unknown

Financials

Price: $2,995,000
578 Driggs Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11211
Courtesy of The Corcoran Group

Description

https://youtu.be/SKfi3V0z8KEThis St James Place beauty is a classic 20' wide Italianate brownstone situated in the leafy and tranquil Clinton Hill historic district. It comprises an owner's triplex over a garden rental. The house underwent a substantial renovation about a decade ago and is now ready for it's next cosmetic makeover.The majestic stoop has substantial cast iron newel posts and sweeping railings leading up to a magnificent porch capped with a classic triangular pediment and carved leaf brackets. The arched double doors were designed by the current owner and meticulously crafted from scratch by a local carpenter to perfectly reflect the style of the period.Enter into the double-doored hallway with the original staircase and imposing mahogany banister and on into a grand parlor with tremendous soaring ceilings, the original arched oak doors and stunning arched pocket doors. The sitting room has a neo-Grec fireplace, parquet floors, striking moldings and a pretty plaster rosette above the shaded chandelier.A second neo-Grec fireplace graces the dining room, flanked by elegant built in cabinetry. The kitchen features a Sub-Zero refrigerator and JennAir oven, cherry cabinetry and granite countertops. The parlor level has a convenient half bath and stairs leading down onto a common hallway, should you wish to use this as a guest suite.The second floor of the owner's unit has beautiful tin ceilings, a gigantic three windowed bedroom at the front of the house and a master bedroom at the back with an en-suite bathroom complete with a clawfoot tub. Both bedrooms have large walk in closets. The top floor has a further two bedrooms, walk in closets, a second full bathroom with a washer and dryer and a snug fifth bedroom. The four large bedrooms have original carved marble Italianate mantels and all the windows at the front of the house have laboriously restored and functioning stripped shutters.The income producing one and a half bedroom garden rental has hardwood floors throughout, two decorative fireplaces, an updated kitchen with a stone countertop and a washer dryer. The ever popular Underwood Park is a hop, skip and a jump away, Fort Greene Park is just a few blocks further plus the Pratt institute and the stunning sculpture park are in the immediate vicinity. Restaurant choices are abundant, including Aita, Olea, Michelin starred The Finch and Speedy Romeo. Shush--don't tell anyone about the delightful Mayflower bar--just five minutes from this lovely house are the best cocktails in Brooklyn!

Amenities

  • Walk-up

Neighborhood

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https youtu. be SKfi3V0z8KEThis St James Place beauty is a classic 20' wide Italianate brownstone situated in the leafy and tranquil Clinton Hill historic district.

Description

https://youtu.be/SKfi3V0z8KEThis St James Place beauty is a classic 20' wide Italianate brownstone situated in the leafy and tranquil Clinton Hill historic district. It comprises an owner's triplex over a garden rental. The house underwent a substantial renovation about a decade ago and is now ready for it's next cosmetic makeover.The majestic stoop has substantial cast iron newel posts and sweeping railings leading up to a magnificent porch capped with a classic triangular pediment and carved leaf brackets. The arched double doors were designed by the current owner and meticulously crafted from scratch by a local carpenter to perfectly reflect the style of the period.Enter into the double-doored hallway with the original staircase and imposing mahogany banister and on into a grand parlor with tremendous soaring ceilings, the original arched oak doors and stunning arched pocket doors. The sitting room has a neo-Grec fireplace, parquet floors, striking moldings and a pretty plaster rosette above the shaded chandelier.A second neo-Grec fireplace graces the dining room, flanked by elegant built in cabinetry. The kitchen features a Sub-Zero refrigerator and JennAir oven, cherry cabinetry and granite countertops. The parlor level has a convenient half bath and stairs leading down onto a common hallway, should you wish to use this as a guest suite.The second floor of the owner's unit has beautiful tin ceilings, a gigantic three windowed bedroom at the front of the house and a master bedroom at the back with an en-suite bathroom complete with a clawfoot tub. Both bedrooms have large walk in closets. The top floor has a further two bedrooms, walk in closets, a second full bathroom with a washer and dryer and a snug fifth bedroom. The four large bedrooms have original carved marble Italianate mantels and all the windows at the front of the house have laboriously restored and functioning stripped shutters.The income producing one and a half bedroom garden rental has hardwood floors throughout, two decorative fireplaces, an updated kitchen with a stone countertop and a washer dryer. The ever popular Underwood Park is a hop, skip and a jump away, Fort Greene Park is just a few blocks further plus the Pratt institute and the stunning sculpture park are in the immediate vicinity. Restaurant choices are abundant, including Aita, Olea, Michelin starred The Finch and Speedy Romeo. Shush--don't tell anyone about the delightful Mayflower bar--just five minutes from this lovely house are the best cocktails in Brooklyn!

Amenities

  • Walk-up

Neighborhood

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