This Italianate townhouse at 294 Gates Avenue is a rare find. Renovated top-to-bottom with care and exquisite attention to design and every detail, this 20' X 40.5' 3,350 sf two-family house on a 110' lot is comprised of a five-bedroom upper triplex with two and half baths and a one bedroom plus study garden rental. This highly considered renovation draws upon architectural tradition while achieving originality by both breaking from and adhering to the townhouse form and function. The parlor floor is highlighted by restored original plaster work, two decorative fireplaces with marble mantles, bleached chevron white oak flooring and a cold-rolled steel casement window wall with French doors bringing copious light and nature into your home. A steel deck suitable for al fresco dining off the kitchen leads down into the south-facing, generously sized back yard with a lush green lawn. The open kitchen showcases custom walnut millwork, Carrera marble counters with a waterfall design for seating, Carrera marble backsplash with an ingenious integrated marble shelf and custom matte grey cabinets. The appliance package includes a Fisher & Paykel fully integrated refrigerator, a Bertazonni range with a fully vented hood and a Miele dishwasher. A powder room tucked under the stairs nearby fully compliments this floor. The upper level bedroom floors have 7.5" rustic white oak flooring throughout. The master bedroom is a large, quiet triple-windowed oasis with a large fitted walk-in closet. Another large three-window bedroom faces the street on this floor. The master bath has Bianca Dolomite marble tiled walls and a chevron pattern black and white marble tiled floor along with a Blu Bathworks custom vanity with integral blu-stone basin.Three bedrooms round out the top floor. The second full bath on this level has been detailed with custom walnut millwork, a Carrera vanity top, cement floor tiles and rusticated oversized subway tiles. The fixtures in both baths are Duravit and Hans Grohe and both provide the comfort of radiant heated floors. A proper sky-lit laundry room finishes the top floor entirely. The fully renovated and efficiently executed garden floor rental apartment is perfect as an income producing rental apartment. Conveniently located on the Clinton Hill /Bedford Stuyvesant border and just a few blocks from the Franklin Avenue A/C at Fulton, this area has all the services and amenities, restaurants, bars, shopping, grocery, specialty stores and local retail establishments that make Brooklyn and Bedford Stuyvesant known globally and highly desirable.
Listing Agent: Douglas (Doug) Bowen
Courtesy of: Douglas Elliman 26 West 17th St
Office Phone: 212.645.4040
Updated: 23rd August, 2017 6:00 PM.
294 Gates Avenue Brooklyn, NY