Magnificently restored to accommodate chic modern living, this 19th Century Queen Anne carriage house is a rare and precious gem at the intersection of Clinton Hill and Fort Greene.
Completely renovated and reimagined in 2018, this like-new four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom residence embraces stunning architectural detail and designer updates in equal measure. Arrive through the original carriage opening to find wide-plank white oak floors, beamed ceilings and meticulously applied millwork throughout. Graceful arches and curves become the home's artfully recurring theme in windows and entryways, and also in unexpected details, such as the range hood and backsplashes.
A dramatic glass-and-steel-enclosed foyer invites you into a serene and bright great room topped in 11-foot ceilings. A wall of handsome built-ins, a designer mantelpiece and gas fireplace provided a warm focal point, while the stylish library ladder ensures easy access. There's a generous footprint for living and dining areas here, while the expansive eat in kitchen welcomes casual meals with delightful backyard views as your backdrop. Integrated and stainless steel appliances by Viking, Bosch, Sub-Zero and LG meet even the most skilled chef's needs, while ample cabinetry, a deep farm sink and pull-down faucet provide effortless convenience and ease. The rear yard beckons outdoor entertaining and lounging, while inside, a large laundry room and powder room round out the first floor.
On the second level, you'll find a large master suite dotted by the home's signature arched windows and featuring a roomy en suite bathroom and walk-in closet. Two more rear-facing bedrooms access another well-appointed bathroom. The home's skylit top floor provides an expansive flexible space with a full bath, suitable as another bedroom, a study, media room or playroom. Split-unit heat and air, radiant heat floors and a DVR security system add comfort and peace of mind to this spectacular Brooklyn residence.
Designed in 1882 by the esteemed Parffit Brothers, this fanciful Queen Anne carriage house boasts a red brick façade, gambrel roof and distinctive eyebrow dormer windows. The attractive building was constructed to house the stables and coachman's residence for industrialist Dr. Cornelius Hoagland, originator of Royal Baking Powder, whose grand mansion still stands at 410 Clinton Avenue.
Located where Fort Greene meets Clinton Hill, this fine home is surrounded by the best in Brownstone Brooklyn living. Renowned dining and nightlife, 0including Speedy Romeo, Sisters and Roman's, line the neighboring streets. Fort Greene Park and the Fort Greene Flea are within minutes of your front door, and nearby BAM and Barclays Center offer a full calendar of year-round entertainment options. Transportation is effortless from this central neighborhood with C and G trains within two blocks, and Atlantic Terminal a bit further on.
Courtesy of: Douglas Elliman 111 Fifth
Office Phone: 212.645.4040
Listing Agent: Lindsay Barton Barrett
Updated: 19th May, 2019 8:11 AM.
409 Vanderbilt Avenue Brooklyn, NY