$1.6M Park Slope duplex has a unique layout and a great back patio

Posted On Fri, May 3, 2019 By

Posted On Fri, May 3, 2019 By In Cool Listings, Interiors, Park Slope

Listing images by Allison Lubow

This flexible duplex at 246 Fifth Avenue in Park Slope feels more like a townhouse with its wood-burning fireplace and a dreamy outdoor space that’s perfect as both your quiet retreat and the venue for your next party. Currently being used as a three bedroom, the residence features charming material details—there’s both white-washed and exposed brick—and some cool layout features, including a private lofted area in one of the bedrooms. The unique listing is fresh on the market for $1.595 million.

The entrance is on the upper level, where you walk into the large kitchen featuring marble countertops, a herringbone marble backsplash, and ample storage space via custom-milled cabinetry. A gorgeous dining area off the open kitchen boasts a built-in wood bench for seating (combined with storage!), a wall of exposed brick, and a wood-burning fireplace. Mid Century modern-inspired built-ins feature throughout the home, adding storage opportunities that are easy on the eye.

Down the hall on the same floor are two bedrooms and a full bathroom. The master has a wall of built-in walnut closets and two windows overlooking the private garden below. The lofted play/sleep area in the second bedroom makes for a whimsical kid’s room.

Downstairs is a cozy living room with exposed white-washed brick and timber beams. An adjacent den is currently being used as a third bedroom but offers multiple possibilities for future owners.

Outside you’ll find a true oasis type of garden, with no details overlooked. You’ll get privacy from the cedar-slatted fence, while built-in benches provide seating options. There are lush planters and a large Japanese Maple, but built-in irrigation systems and stone pavement throughout will keep your garden maintenance low. A gas grill and a custom lighting system make the garden ready-to-go for entertaining.

Located in a pet-friendly, eight-unit co-op, the property benefits from low maintenance fees and additional storage.

[Listing: 246 Fifth Avenue, Apt. 1L by Jessica Buchman of The Corcoran Group]

[At CityRealty]

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Listing images by Allison Lubow; courtesy The Corcoran Group

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