We love the Arts & Crafts details in this landmarked brownstone at 292 Sterling Street, particularly the tile fireplace and inglenook. (That room, by the way, would have been called a “hall” back in the day; the room labelled “den” on the floor plan is the dining room.) The one-family, two-story house appears to be well maintained, and the boiler, furnace and roof were replaced in the last few years, according to the listing. It’s walking distance to Prospect Park too. There is an additional apartment on the basement level that is not shown in the floor plan; the house does not appear to be bound by the one-family covenant of Lefferts Manor, although it is part of the Prospect Lefferts Gardens Historic District. What do you think of it for $880,000?
292 Sterling Street [Halstead] GMAP P*Shark
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