-In a heart-warming part of Brooklyn Heights, nestled on one of our citys sweetest and leafiest streets, there is a handsome brick home built in 1835. Quietly tucked away in its famously beautiful neighborhood, and graciously and conveniently situated on prized Pineapple Street, this feel-good, 21-feet wide, Federal-Greek Revival, two-family townhouse is among the most special on its beautiful block.
-Lovingly re-envisioned and refreshed, this rare and important townhouse is easy to love and easy to live. As you step up its classic stoop and enter the parlor level from its antique front door, you immediately sense the quality, craftsmanship, and comfort that are the hallmarks of this especially lovable and eminently livable home.
-Greeted by a pretty and practical glass-walled foyer, you stand on original, wide-planked heart pine floors, and in front of you unfolds a grand yet comfortable home -- approximately 3835 sf inside and approximately1565 sf outside -- with an impressive amount of original 1835 detail intact. Here, you have 6 original mantels for the wood burning fireplaces in all major rooms, soaring ceilings, big, wide rooms, skylights, multiple outdoor spaces, sunshiny treetop views, period moldings, and a perfectly practical layout that works for life today.
-The parlor floor is built for a big life and easy entertaining. With over-scaled windows onto the treetops, the living room boasts a stunning, antique, wood-burning marble fireplace, beautiful built-ins, and original pocket doors leading to the separate, jumbo dining room (with its own gorgeous antique, marble fireplace), and powder room, this pretty and sensible parlor floor lives large
-The massive kitchen is a smart, modern rear addition a jumbo cooks paradise crowned by two super sunny skylights, and proudly offering two antique, floor-to-ceiling mirrors. With a ton of cabinet, counter, and pantry space, the enviably-scaled kitchen offers a mega dining island, premium appliances (Subzero, Viking & Bosch), vented washer/dryer, a dual-entry from the dining room and hall, and ideal access to this homes two-tiered, newly refurbished, big, tiled deck and beautiful, bricked, backyard garden both with new cedar fencing and plantings.
-A distinctive central character in this cheerful home is its iconic, historic stairway. Rich in character, the lovely stairs bridging every fantastic floor and windowed landing of this inspiring townhouse.
-Right up from the parlor is the huge master suite a jaw-dropping, floor-through space with two exposures (cross breezes!), treetop views, an antique fireplace, the same original, wide-plank, heart-pine floors that run throughout this home, a walk-in closet, room for a den, room for an office, an en suite, windowed bath (with Grohe fixtures, and double-width step-in shower), and a bonus, set-back roof terrace (courtesy of the built-out kitchen below).
-Above the master floor are the two guest bedrooms well-scaled, sunny, quiet rooms sweetly set off of a bonus den, and served by a windowed bath with an antique, claw-foot tub.
-The garden level, just below the palatial parlor floor, is currently presented as a private home within the home a proper one-bedroom, one-bath with big living room and kitchen offering wonderful investment opportunity. This impressively scaled space can easily be re-incorporated into the terrific townhouse above.
-The cellar is partially finished, ideal for storage, exercise, and play areas, and offers approximately 700sf of bonus space.
-In this fabled corner of Brooklyn Heights, there is a townhouse treasure with an important past and an exciting future a perfectly prime location with supreme convenience to everything that the neighborhood has to offer -- while being equally accessible to 2 major subway lines offering 1 stop proximity to Manhattan. Here is a big home with big character a home with space, style, and soul a home whose re-invention blends vibrantly with its impressive history to strike the ideal balance of original detail with modern upgrades.
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