A gut-renovated two-family brownstone graced with chic finishes and a host of restored original details, 729 Hancock is a study in contemporary Brooklyn luxury. Features of this 20-ft wide townhouse include gorgeous wide plank walnut floors, central heating and cooling, exposed brick walls, in-home washers/dryers, a landscaped backyard, a sky lit staircase, an income-producing rental unit, and charming original details that include pocket doors, arched windows with attached shutters, and beautiful fireplaces.
The owner’s duplex consists of 3 large bedrooms, 2.5 immaculate bathrooms, and a finished cellar. The lower level of the duplex opens into a tasteful entry hall that has easy access to a marble powder room as well as an expansive living and dining space that can be separated by pocket doors. The living area boasts a wood-burning fireplace, while the dining area leads into a custom eat-in kitchen equipped with a decorative fireplace, Carrara marble countertops, a tiled backsplash, a farmhouse sink, and a suite of high-end stainless steel appliances from Viking and Wolf. The kitchen flows out onto a private terrace that has access to the backyard.
All three bedrooms sit on the upper level of the owner’s duplex. The master bedroom overlooks the backyard and possesses a decorative fireplace, his-and-hers closets, an additional reach-in closet, and a sublime en-suite bathroom with marble walls and floors, dual vanity sinks, a glass-enclosed rain shower, and a free-standing soaking tub. The second bedroom has a walk-in closet and a decorative fireplace while the third bedroom has a pair of large windows. Both share access to a pristine full bathroom.
The 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom garden level rental unit features an open plan living room, dining room and kitchen as well as a convenient in-home washer/dryer and access to the backyard. Both bedrooms have private closets and share access to a large full bathroom.
729 Hancock is nestled on a picturesque tree-lined street in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The home is close to a number of grocery stores, restaurants, cafes, and bars, and is only three blocks away from both Reinaldo Salgado Playground and Saratoga Square Park. Nearby subway lines include the A/C/J/Z.