Pics courtesy of The Corcoran Group
Amid the grand Victorian brownstones and elegant entrance gardens primary up to Prospect Park, the 1909 brick facade of this exceptional townhouse at 612 3rd Avenue suits right in. But there is a lot much more to this $8,995,000 Park Slope townhouse. Its rear facade and inside architecture replicate an genuine Mid-Century Modern layout history from a afterwards period, with both equally aesthetics mixing wonderfully through the 4,000-sq.-foot house. With decks, terraces, and patio spaces presenting the promise of outdoor dwelling, the 5-story home is a wonder from all angles and in all seasons, from its completed basement playroom to a glass-wrapped fifth-ground penthouse study.
Transformed from a double duplex to a tailor made-made solitary-family members dwelling, the townhouse is a showcase of considered structure. Inspite of its sophisticated renovation, the residence is livable and purposeful, with each individual inch of place remaining applied proficiently.
Enter by way of the back garden-level vestibule, past seamlessly disguised storage space and a powder area surrounded by plaster crown moldings and English brown oak paneling. The formal eating space with raised plaster paneling opens onto a sunny wraparound terrace through French doorways.
The kitchen area is streamlined, practical, and built with particulars in brain. One aspect is lined in French walnut, although the other is stainless metal. The nicely-appointed place features quality appliances, loads of storage, and a lot of daylight. A created-in banquette is great for breakfasts spent gazing out over the patio through a south-dealing with glass wall with sliding doors.
The non-public fenced garden boasts an illuminated glass wall. A piped gas grill awaits the outdoor chef.
A replica of the home’s unique stairway takes you to the parlor floor. At the rear is a spectacular library lined with English brown oak shelving. This tasteful room boasts a wet bar and a lovely perspective of the patio by means of French doorways. A pair of ebonized wenge wood bi-fold doors set into a brass frame can be pulled closed to make a non-public retreat.
The dwelling place has a four-windowed bay overlooking the front back garden and a wooden-burning fireplace with a marble surround. Also on this flooring is a total marble-clad bathtub.
The most important suite occupies the complete third floor, where a substantial and luxurious bedroom has a further four-windowed entrance bay with an integrated window seat. The closet and dressing area is as stunning as it is capacious, with 12 closets and overhead storage crafted of English brown oak with nickel hardware.
The key bath is framed by Calacatta Gold marble slabs and a mosaic tiled ground. Fixtures include an oversized stroll-in shower, a cast-iron whirlpool tub, and a double marble vanity modeled after the kinds observed in the Sherry-Netherland Lodge.
On the up coming flooring are two more bedrooms with Venetian plaster accent partitions, built-in desks and wardrobes, and en-suite baths. A hallway laundry closet conceals an Asko washer/dryer and linen storage.
On the top flooring is the home’s crown jewel, a rooftop household workplace perched amongst the Park Slope treetops. Across a sprawling ipe wooden terrace find Manhattan skyline and brownstone rooftop views. This enchanting penthouse area features a wall of custom millwork of Macassar ebony that conceals a soaked bar, beneath-counter fridge, and ice machine. In real Mid-Century design, there is a large sunken planter, and the area is wired for Sonos speakers and Wi-Fi.
Back again down in the basement is even extra place in the sort of a finished recreation room/playroom. The house gets 100-amp electrical service and boasts a slop sink and additional storage. The home has 5-zone central air and three zones for heat with Nest HVAC app-based controls and a roof that was changed four a long time ago.
[At The Corcoran Group by Judith Lief]
Pictures courtesy of The Corcoran Team
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