This gracious 1910 home is on a peaceful tree-lined cul de sac street in West Midwood. Just a five minute to the B express and Q train at historic Newkirk Plaza with shops, cafes and restaurants nearby. Enjoy the changing seasons from your front porch on this lushly planted block with flowering trees and shrubs which add to a sense of privacy.
Enter the foyer/vestibule with pier mirror, paneled walls and a built in-bench. Find treasured original features such as high ceilings, parquet floors, stained glass windows, bay windows and window seats, vintage wood details such as paneling, stately columns flanking the front parlor and staircase, pier mirrors in the foyer and front parlor and two decorative fireplaces. The feeling is spacious, yet cozy and handsome!
The first floor has a front living room with pier mirror and bay windows overlooking the porch. The vestibule leads to a 13 by 24 foot central great room with beamed ceiling, built-in cabinets with leaded glass doors, and a fireplace framed with inglenook benches on each side. Next, the elegant dining room with pocket door and fireplace has plenty of room for entertaining.
Continue to the gut-renovated designer kitchen with new walls, windows, wiring, insulation, lighting, custom cabinets and soapstone counters. Stainless appliances include a Bosch dishwasher, Electrolux 5-burner gas range with double oven and French door refrigerator with bottom freezer. . Upgrades include a windowed built-in breakfast nook with maple benches overlooking the back garden, and a new half-bath. Step from the sunny kitchen to the south-facing fenced back yard with garden and brick patio.
The second floor has three spacious bedrooms with large closets and lovely window seats in two bedrooms. The full renovated bathroom with classic white tile and marble details has Restoration Hardware furnishings and radiant heat floor.
The third floor has two large bedrooms, one with thirteen-foot cathedral ceilings and treetop views. Potential for guest suite, teen or master bedroom retreat, home office or nanny suite. The full bathroom has a pedestal sink and claw-foot tub.
The interior has been freshly painted this year.
All renovations completed in 2012.
A shared driveway for your car.
Gas boiler is 5 years old. New 50 gallon water heater 2016.
Roof was redone (including plywood base and interior insulation) in 2001.
|Price:||$1,800,000||Lot Size:||40 x 105|
|House Size:||26 x 42|