$2.1M Park Slope townhouse has a backyard paradise and expansion options

Posted On Wed, August 1, 2018 By

Posted On Wed, August 1, 2018 By In Cool Listings, Park Slope

This cheerful yellow brick townhouse at 235 8th Street in the heart of Park Slope looks like a pretty good deal for the neighborhood at $2.1 million. Interiors have been updated in a clean and contemporary style, with plenty of charm and original details remaining. Though it’s currently being used as a single-family home, it’s a legal two-family and can be expanded to more than double its size with remaining FAR on the 100-foot-deep lot. Currently on that same lot is a garden oasis that would make it hard to spend a moment indoors on warm-weather days.

Enter on the parlor level into a bright living and dining space with a wood-burning stove surrounded by a marble mantel.

The open galley kitchen boasts Viking stove, a Sub-Zero fridge and double doors that open onto a balcony overlooking the garden below.

Upstairs, a completely charming master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and a skylight, built-in book shelves, two good closets and a designer en-suite bath.

Downstairs on the first floor is an office space with built-in shelving and pocket doors plus another large bedroom and a compact full bath. Alternately this floor could be configured as an income-producing rental with an architect’s assistance.

The home’s garden floor opens out to that charming garden with a deck area for dining and gazing, a pergola, grass for barefoot roaming and perennial plantings. The home’s basement offers more built-in shelving and  a washer/dryer.

[Listing: 235 8th Street by Marie Parker for Corcoran Group]

[At CityRealty]

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Images courtesy of the Corcoran Group

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