Polhemus Place is a hidden gem in Park Slope. Lined with turn of the century homes, there is a particularly beautiful row of 1898 Renaissance Revival townhouses designed by the notable Alex Hedman. First of the group is 19 Polhemus Place with its elegantly detailed limestone faade and three-sided bay windows. This lovingly maintained four story, two family townhouse is divided into an owner's triplex over a garden rental with a lushly landscaped, south facing garden. Entering through the handsome oak doors is a paneled foyer with an original pier mirror and a wall of storage, which leads to a pair of two high ceilinged parlors. The first with its pretty garland details, features a mural surrounded gas fireplace. Filled with sun and leafy views of Polhemus Place it sits in contrast to the cozy center parlor with a wall of custom cabinetry for media entertainment and display, plus handsome period wallpapered ceiling. Beyond lies one of the prettiest dining rooms with decorative painted walls and another gas fireplace. This three room suite boasts beautiful inlaid parquet floors with its original multi-wood decorative borders. The kitchen in the extension makes the parlor floor perfect for comfortable living and entertaining. A pair of French doors lead to a sky-lighted enclosed deck and spiral stairs to the rear garden. Planted with mature trees, shrubs and ferns, it has a corner water feature making for the perfect quiet escape or a place for dining al fresco.
The third floor primary bedroom suite, with its original fireplace and over-mantle mirror, is a quiet refuge overlooking the garden. Coupled with a charming office in the extension, with two windows and custom built-ins, working from home never looked this good. The oversized front bedroom with its bay window is currently used as a library. Between the two rooms is an English style wood paneled bathroom with oversized bath, plus separate shower and WC closets.
The rear top floor has an enchanting two bedroom suite connected by a pint-sized archway for secret visits. The larger of the two rooms with wall of built-ins leads to a private deck. Facing the Polhemus Place is another oversized bedroom with bay window. The center hallway bathroom is also home of a full sized laundry.
The garden floor is currently configured as a one bedroom, one bath rental apartment with private entry. The wood paneled front living room, with original fireplace surround and recently renovated large open kitchen. Just beyond is a quiet rear bedroom and private office in the extension, with French doors that lead to the garden.
In order to create a luxurious single -family home, the original staircase that connects the two apartments awaits for an easy reversal. Currently the garden apartment is occupied with a high income rental. It can be delivered vacant as of January 1, 2021.
Park Slope with its adjacency to Prospect Park, Brooklyn Museum and Brooklyn Botanic Garden provides endless opportunities for diversion. Great restaurants, shopping along 7th and 5th Avenues, the Saturday farmers market at Grand Army Plaza, plus the legendary Park Slope Food Co-op make this landmarked neighborhood wonderfully convenient and desirable.
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$3,700,000 / $1,321 per ft²

In Contract: Jan 14, 2021

61 Days to enter contract

6 Beds / 3.0 Baths / 2,800 ft²

Total Monthly expenses: -

Maintenance: - / R.E. Taxes -

Other Details:

Two Family

Lot Size: 16.83' x 96.0' Built: 16.83' x 45.0'

Zoning: B1-9

Exclusively listed with: Brown Harris Stevens


(718) 399-4105

Margaret A.


Listing Courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens View Listing

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