A gut-renovated two-family townhouse nestled in the heart of Bedford-Stuyvesant, 453 Lexington is a portrait of contemporary Brooklyn living. Features of the home include gorgeous hardwood floors, northern and southern exposure, a traditional redbrick façade, central heating and cooling, charming decorative fireplaces, a fenced-in backyard, a finished cellar, and an income-producing rental unit.
The owner’s duplex has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and occupies the parlor and second floors of the house. The parlor floor opens into an expansive, floor-through living room, dining room, and kitchen. The living area is adorned with a decorative fireplace while the German kitchen leads out onto a spacious deck and is equipped with an eat-in waterfall island, sleek Carrera countertops, a tiled backsplash, custom cabinetry, and a suite of fully-integrated Fisher & Paykel Professional (DCS) appliances. A convenient powder room finishes the parlor floor.
The second floor of the duplex contains all 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, and a large laundry closet. The master bedroom overlooks that backyard, features a pair of huge reach-in closets, and has a sky lit en-suite bathroom with dual vanity sinks, a step-in shower, and a separate soaking tub. Each of the remaining bedrooms has private closet space and easy access to a large full bathroom with an oversized vanity and a rain showerhead. In addition, one of the bedrooms has a decorative fireplace and another has a beautiful sky light.
The garden level rental unit contains 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and a modern, open-concept layout. The living area possesses a decorative fireplace while the kitchen has white cabinetry, dark granite countertops, and a suite of stainless steel appliances. Both bedrooms have walk-in closets, and one of the bedrooms leads out into the backyard.
The cellar has a separate entrance, a half-bathroom, a laundry room, and can be combined with the rental unit or kept as a private space by the owner.