153 Monroe Street was originally constructed in 1899. This newly renovated home features a combination of modern smart home technology along with a functional and spacious layout.
This home is an 18-foot wide, 40-foot long, four-story frame townhouse. The owner's triplex offers four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, a powder room, a front porch and back deck, as well as a backyard. The garden level rental features two beds, one bath and a considerable potential rental income with the option to include the finished cellar.
Upon entering the original arched doors on the parlor level, you are greeted by an open, airy layout that provides enough space for dedicated dining and living areas. The living room is adorned with a decorative fireplace and tall 11-foot ceilings. The kitchen features custom cabinetry and quartz countertops, a large island in the center, as well as a full complement of Viking appliances; including a six-burner stove, dishwasher, microwave as well as a Frigidaire Professional refrigerator and full-sized freezer. The floor-to-ceiling windows provide an abundance of light with both Northern and Southern exposures. The house has state of the art technology featuring a Control 4 system with wireless surround sound throughout the parlor floor and master bathroom, as well as Lutron lighting and a dual-zone central air system with Nest thermostats.
On the second floor, you find the king-sized master bedroom which has a large walk-in closet and a substantial, windowed ensuite bathroom. The five-fixture master bathroom features a double vanity, glass-enclosed shower, deep-soaking tub, and decorative original mantle. A dedicated laundry room is conveniently located on the same floor. The third-floor houses three bedrooms and two full bathrooms, ample space to accommodate a family and guests.
The finished basement is connected to the owner's triplex and can be transformed into a large media den or a playroom. The separate garden floor two-bedroom unit can serve as an income-producing property or in-law apartment.
This prime Bedstuy location offers a diverse selection of bustling establishments such as Brooklyn House of Comedy, Peaches Hothouse, Bar Camilo, Pilar Cuban Bakery, Stonefruit Coffee, The Corners, Do or Dive Bar to name a few. Grocery shopping is only moments away from either Key Food on Nostrand Ave or Metropolitan Citymarket on Bedford. This home is conveniently located a few blocks from the Bedford-Nostrand Ave and Nostrand Ave stations serving the G, A/C trains, rendering your commute to Union Square just 30 minutes.