Cute Clinton Hill Duplex With an Interior Designer’s Touch Asks $1.3 Million

Posted On Fri, February 5, 2016 By

Posted On Fri, February 5, 2016 By In Clinton Hill, Cool Listings, Interiors

You wouldn’t guess that this apartment comes from a Brooklyn brownstone, given its modern and airy vibe. But this condo at 396 Franklin Avenue in Clinton Hill, which takes up two floors of said brownstone, has been carefully renovated by an interior designer, who also took care to make sure everything in the two-bedroom unit is family friendly. The result? A beautiful apartment with some artistic touches that seems as pleasing to adults as they would be to kids. Oh yeah, and there’s a private roof deck to enjoy, too.

396 Franklin Avenue, kitchen, clinton hill, condo

Entering on the second floor of the brownstone, you’ve got a charmingly-designed living room with custom-built furnishings and decorative tiling around the gas fireplace. On the other side of the first floor, separated by the bathroom, is the wide, spacious kitchen and dining room. We are loving the quirky, flowering wallpaper in here. From those two windows you get views of the other brownstone backyards.

396 Franklin Avenue, master bedroom, clinton hill, condo, brownstone duplex

The second floor of the duplex holds two bedrooms and more cool wallpaper. The master bedroom has an entire wall of custom-built, ceiling-high storage. This bedroom also has nice high ceilings–again, more like a modern loft than an historic brownstone.

396 Franklin Avenue, second bedroom, children's bedroom, condo, clinton hill

And the second bedroom has been configured into a children’s room. Here, there’s a wall of built-in bookshelves.

396 Franklin Avenue, roof deck, patio, brownstone roof, condo, clinton hill

From the apartment’s second level, head one more flight up to a small terrace built out on the roof deck. According to the listing, this outdoor space could be expanded considering that the property comes with full roof rights. Sure, a bigger patio would be nice, but we think this apartment is lovely exactly how it is.

[Listing: 396 Franklin Avenue by Ria Browne for Stribling]

[Via CityRealty]

Photos courtesy of Stribling

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Neighborhoods : Clinton Hill



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