A truly unique Brooklyn gem on the border of Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, and the bourgeoning Navy Yard area is now available for sale. Customized from top to bottom in a truly Brooklyn style, this charming Greek and Gothic Revival style townhouse was built circa 1850 and is located on a beautiful tree-lined block of Vanderbilt Avenue. 20' wide over 4 floors with a fully refinished basement storage area and an extra-large walk-in vault and laundry room under the stoop, this enchanting home is full of unique historical elements along with many modern upgrades for the discerning buyer.
Currently used as a single family home, this legal two-family double duplex is easily used in either configuration. Enter on the parlor floor to a beautiful foyer with access to both apartments. The double parlor room floor with wood burning fireplace has custom engraved oak floors, panel molding, and antique lighting. The galley style kitchen with butcher block counters and tons of built in storage and pass through pantry area is fully equipped with top of the line stainless steel appliances and an enormous soap stone sink. There is a half bath located in a small extension at the back of the house with deck and stairs leading to the terraced, landscaped ...
Clinton Hill is an historic, central Brooklyn neighborhood celebrated for diversity.
Its under-the-radar vibe appeals to people looking for a place to live, not a place to party. The tree-lined streets are wide with lots of sky, and magnificent mansions remain from when it was an enclave for the super-rich in the mid-nineteenth century. The rest of the architecture is a mix of wood-frame houses predating the Civil War, carriage houses, brownstones, midrise apartment bui ... read more