Though it would be an enviable Brooklyn townhouse even without the certification, this unique home at 331 8th Street in Park Slope got a complete Passive House retrofit in 2013. It’s a shining 21st century energy-efficient example; better yet, the home’s many period details were preserved. Asking $4 million, the 3,675 square-foot three-story home has wood molding, original doors and slate mantles across four bedrooms, three full baths, a powder room and a fully finished basement. A total of four outdoor spaces multiplies what we love about townhouse living.
On the parlor floor are a modern, elegant dining room and a sleek galley kitchen.
Off the living room you’ll find access to an upper deck and garden.
The third floor is home to a bright and spacious master bedroom with a colorful custom-designed en suite bath.
Beneath a playroom on the floor above, two small children’s bedrooms await with views to the upper deck and green roof.
Entertain or get some sun on the lower deck or ascend a spiral staircase to the top deck for dazzling city views.
Back down on the garden floor are a light-fillled guest room, a full marble bath and a spacious study. A lower porch with a hot tub opens onto a garden landscaped with SYNLawn artificial grass and many flowering (genuine) plants. Even the home’s cellar is ready for optimal living with a kid-friendly soft cork floor and storage space.
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Images courtesy of Dwell Residential.
Neighborhoods : Park Slope