Architect: Delson or Sherman (http://delsonsherman.com/projects/brooklyn-architects-carefully-restored/)
Configuration: Single Family
Lot: 21' x 100'
Building: 21' x 50' with a 15' extension on the first two floors
Square footage: 4,830
556 1st Street is possibly the most exquisite home on the market in Park Slope. The sellers and their design team renovated the historic townhouse in its entirety while carefully restoring all detail. There is all new electrical, plumbing, windows (Marvin & Optimum), roof (Kemperol System - 165 Fleece with BR Resin) with 11 year warranty, copper water main, zoned central air conditioning, hot water radiators, hot water heater, furnace and much more.
Some personal touches that you will not find in any other home are the music studio with a southern garden view, a media room with an over-sized aquarium and a library that hosts 2,000 books.
The kitchen is a true chef's kitchen with custom Bamboo Cabinets, Soapstone Counters, Sub Zero Refrigerator, Thermador Double Oven with 6-burners and a griddle, GE Monogram Hood that vents out and a built-in dining area.
In addition to hot water radiators, the entire ground floor, kitchen and bathrooms have radiant heat. There are six (6) gas fireplaces, ...
Park Slope, with its tree-lined streets and immaculate brownstones, has a small-town feel and social cohesion that’s unusual in the city.
It’s a place where activities for children are unending, shopkeepers know their customers and people stop in the street to chat. Even as the park-side homes are buffed to a high polish, the area still offers a variety of experience: There are scores of restaurants and bars; a diverse retail sector; multiple Farmer’s Markets, including Grand Army Plaza’s; and Prospect Park with its fantastic bandshell, baseball fields, zoo, botanic ... read more