$4.85M Clinton Hill home is a fresh take on a classic Brooklyn townhouse
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$4.85M Clinton Hill home is a fresh take on a classic Brooklyn townhouse

November 23, 2020

Listing images courtesy of The Corcoran Group

Built in 1899, this Clinton Hill townhouse was completely renovated from the ground up in 2015, which resulted in a gorgeous mix of original architectural details and modern additions. Listed for $4,850,000, the five-bedroom home has a bit of a Scandinavian vibe, with its custom-designed kitchen and mid-century decor. It also has a large backyard perfect for dining al fresco.

The main entrance is on the parlor floor, which has 12-foot ceilings, beautifully restored moldings, and original hand-nailed wooden floors. In the living room, there’s a decorative limestone-covered fireplace and oversized Juliet pocket doors with etched glass that lead into the rear library. This room has a working gas fireplace with a limestone mantle and a wall of built-ins that feature a full bar with a sink and wine fridge. The highlight here is the three oversized windows with French doors and Juliet balconies that look down over the backyard.

There’s a second entrance on the garden level, which is currently the one more commonly used as there’s a custom-designed foyer complete with multiple Benches, coat racks, storage spaces, and a large closet. The rest of this level is devoted to the kitchen and dining area, all of which is set against the backdrop of a wall of glass windows and doors that lead to the outdoor deck and yard. The kitchen has been outfitted with a central soapstone island, oversized Sub Zero refrigerator with two freezer drawers, a six-burner Wolf gas range and oven, Miele dishwasher, and a hot water faucet. Custom built-ins envelop the space and carry over to the dining area, where the original hearth fireplace is now a beautiful decorative element.

The bluestone patio is perfect for indoor/outdoor entertaining. Though the backyard is not quite as meticulous as the rest of the residence, it’s a great size and is full of lush greenery.

Not pictured is the finished basement level, which is currently set up as a large playroom, workroom, storage, and full laundry room with sink.

Up on the third floor, there is one large front-facing bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, as well as another full bath in the hall, another bedroom, and a small home office.

The fourth floor is entirely devoted to the master suite. The street-facing bedroom once again has three large windows. The en-suite bathroom–complete with marble-clad walls, custom Moroccan tiled floors, a glass double shower, and a separate wash closet with toilet–leads to a walk-in closet, which then leads to the fifth bedroom that’s been set up as a den/home gym. This level has two hallway skylights, one of which has a ladder that leads to the roof that recently received a brand new solar panel system.

[Listing: 29 Cambridge Place by Christopher Knight of The Corcoran Group]


Listing images courtesy of The Corcoran Group

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