59 Middagh Street is truly in a class of its own - a 28'-wide, five-story, 6,300 square foot, newly renovated single-family home. Rebuilt with block and steel construction, the floor plans are open, gracious and allow maximum design flexibility for the new owner. Set on a tranquil block in the heart of Brooklyn Heights, this stunning residence has been transformed into a rare blend of historic charm and all the amenities offered by modern luxury.Originally built in 1832 for William Rog, a Professor at New York University, this townhome is the best Brooklyn has to offer. Serviced by an elevator on all floors, this home is adorned with luxurious features, high-end finishes, and is thoughtfully designed to utilize the incredible light-filled 28' of frontage.A grand stoop entry leads into the stunning and spacious triple parlor, which consists of the living room, dining room and open chef's kitchen. The focal feature of the living room is a limestone gas fireplace designed by Chesneys. The backdrop to the dining room is a curved windowed staircase that connects the entire home. The kitchen is bright and warm and faces the garden. The enormous designed yet welcoming kitchen includes custom-built cabinets incorporating significant storage, calcutta quartzite counters and is outfitted with a top of the line appliance package: a 48" Wolf gas range and double oven, Subzero refrigerator, a Bosch dishwasher and more.Entertaining will flow with ease, retractable glass doors open onto a gracious deck that leads down to a charming 1,000+ square foot garden. This property's width is showcased by this incredible open green space; it's a peaceful oasis with ample space for outdoor dining, entertainment and fun.Below the parlor, the garden floor can be accessed by a secondary entrance underneath the stoop at the front of the house. This floor includes a private guest suite with en suite bathroom, wet bar, and laundry. A gym, sauna, and large den with a bar and powder room is located at the back of the house and accesses the garden through retractable glass doors.The second floor features a nearly 26'-wide master bedroom suite, with a sitting area and private terrace. Additionally, this suite offers enormous walk-in closets and a luxurious master bathroom outfitted with marble and custom finishes. The exquisite master bathroom features a floating tub, separate enclosed glass shower, double sinks, and a vanishing vanity television. An additional room serves as either an office or bedroom, with a second full bathroom in the hallway. The third floor boasts three gracious bedrooms, a second laundry room, two full bathrooms and substantial storage.The fourth floor is a full floor with a pitched ceiling and North and South facing terraces with views of the Brooklyn Skyline. The atelier skylights bathe the space with light and allow the owner to see the sky. Possible uses for this space include family room, game room, library or additional bedroom.Conveniently located in historic Brooklyn Heights, 59 Middagh is only 5 minutes from Wall Street, 15 minutes from Union Square, and 25 minutes from Grand Central. Steps from the famed Brooklyn Heights Promenade the home is just minutes from countless shops, cafes, and restaurants. 59 Middagh is a stunning, well appointed, modern residence designed by Alan Berman of Archetype LLC, engineered by EMTG Consulting Engineers, and meticulously constructed by Dutchman Contracting.
Courtesy of: Douglas Elliman 774 Broadway
Office Phone: 212.995.5357
Listing Agent: Rafael Malka
Updated: 22nd September, 2019 6:44 AM.
59 Middagh St Brooklyn, NY