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Brooklyn Heights, Cool Listings

All photos courtesy of Douglas Elliman

A restored carriage house of a former Brooklyn police station is asking $5,950,000. Located at 72 Poplar Street, the townhouse sits within the landmarked former Brooklyn Heights precinct building, which was converted into a boutique condominium in 2014. Constructed in 1912 in the Italian Renaissance Revival style, the carriage house now serves as a three-bedroom single-family home with renovations by The Brooklyn Home Company. The property boasts three terraces, a huge roof deck, a garage, Lower Manhattan views, and all of the perks that come with luxury condo living.

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Brooklyn Heights, Cool Listings

Listing photos courtesy of Douglas Elliman

Designed by prolific architect Emery Roth, Brooklyn Height’s St. George Tower was constructed in 1929 as part of the full-block St. George Hotel complex. The 30-story Art Deco tower at 111 Hicks Street was converted to 275 co-ops in 1984, leaving its east-facing apartments with views just as prolific. This three-bedroom duplex on the 22nd and 23rd floors has a 57-foot-long terrace that overlooks the entire Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty, and the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Verrazano bridges–views that are completely protected and enjoyed by every single room in the home.

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Brooklyn Heights, Cool Listings

Listing photos courtesy of Compass

The dead-end street known as Hunts Lane in Brooklyn Heights is a charming mews lined with former horse stables built in the 19th-century. One such carriage house, 4 Hunts Lane, is on the market for $5.5 million, and it might just be the most beautiful on the street. In addition to its gorgeous modern interiors, the four-bedroom home has a one-car garage, artist’s studio, and soaring sky-lit spaces in the former hayloft.

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Brooklyn Heights, Cool Listings

Listing photos courtesy of The Corcoran Group

Everything at this Brooklyn Heights loft is a little bit extra–the 18-foot beamed ceiling, a functional Olympic wood-burning stove, and, best of all, a roof deck overlooking the Brooklyn Bridge, New York Harbor, and Manhattan skyline. Located at 8 Old Fulton Street, the two-bedroom co-op is asking $2,999,999.

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Brooklyn Heights, Cool Listings

Listing photos courtesy of Compass

There are plenty of beautiful townhouses in Brooklyn Heights, but perhaps none check off as many boxes in the luxury category as this one at 149 Clinton Street. Asking $10,950,000, the 121-year-old home sits on the corner of Schermerhorn Street, affording it an extra-large lot that can accommodate a two-car garage. Other high-end perks include a brick wine cave, a glass-enclosed stairway as well as an elevator, and a full roof deck. And with five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and a rec room, there’s plenty of space for everyone.

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Brooklyn Heights, Cool Listings, Historic Homes

All photos by Evan Joseph courtesy of The Corcoran Group

As Brownstoner first spotted, the Brooklyn Heights townhouse that was used for the exterior shots of the Castorini family’s home in the classic 1987 film Moonstruck has just come on the market. The interiors were not used in the movie, but boy are they big screen-worthy. There are early 19th-century details like hand-carved moldings, inlaid wooden floors, and marble fireplace mantles, as well as new old-looking features like beamed ceilings, luxe wallpapers, and vintage decor. Located at 19 Cranberry Street, the home is asking $12,850,000, and even has a private parking spot.

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Brooklyn Heights, Cool Listings

Listing images courtesy of The Corcoran Group

Brooklyn Heights‘ Eagle Warehouse & Storage Company building at 28 Old Futon Street was built in 1892 as the Brooklyn Eagle’s headquarters. In 1980, it was converted to 85 residential co-ops, many of which retain the building’s original architectural details. And this triplex unit, currently on the market for $3 million, certainly fits that bill. In almost every room, there are gorgeous brick barrel-vaulted ceilings, along with brick walls and cast-iron columns. But what makes the three-bedroom home truly unique is the modern renovation that works so beautifully with its history.

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Brooklyn Heights, Cool Listings

Listing images courtesy of The Corcoran Group

It’s not rare to find townhouses or apartments in Brooklyn with old-world details like exposed brick and ceiling beams, but we can’t remember the last time we found such a home that’s quite this cozy. Located at 80 Poplar Street in Brooklyn Heights, the duplex has three fireplaces–one wood-burning, one gas, and one decorative–two bathrooms, and a private terrace. It’s asking $1,750,000.

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Brooklyn Heights, Recent Sales

Google Street View of the home at 8 Montague Terrace in 2019. Map data © 2021 Google

As was first reported by The Real Deal, billionaire Vince Viola has sold his Brooklyn Heights mansion at 8 Montague terrace for a record-setting $25.5 million, according to city property records. The sale beats out the $20.3 million penthouse in Brooklyn Heights’ Quay Tower, which sold virtually back in April. Viola, an Army veteran who founded Virtu Financial and owns the NHL Florida Panthers, bought the home with his wife Teresa in 2007 for $8 million. At the time it was a multi-family dwelling, but they converted it to a single-family home. The new buyer is not identified, and it appears to be an off-market deal.

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Brooklyn Heights, Cool Listings

Photo credit: Shannon Dupre/DDReps, courtesy of The Corcoran Group

A velour reading nook built into the side of a cabinet, candy-colored accents everywhere, an abstract mural on the backyard fence–these are just some of the funky, whimsical touches you’ll find throughout this Brooklyn Heights townhouse. Located at 286 Hicks Street and asking $6,250,000, the five-bedroom home “encourages you to really live and play your best life,” as the listing says. Originally a two-family, it’s been converted back to a single-family residence, including a rear extension on the first two floors, so there’s plenty of space for everyone and all your needs.

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