Park Slope House for Rent -- 523 3rd Street

Rentals don’t often come along as exquisite as this brownstone triplex, at 523 3rd Street in Park Slope.

It’s not just the prewar detail that stuns in this one — the ornate, unpainted woodwork, the richly detailed fireplace mantels, the giant pier mirror in the front parlor, the wedding-cake plaster detailing, the pocket doors, the fireplace tiles and mirrors. (more…)

Park Slope House for Sale -- 882 Carroll Street

Up for viewing today is a Park Slope limestone on a prime park block, at 882 Carroll Street. There are many a grand home on those park blocks — this one fits the bill and is in pristine condition to boot.

Parlor floor details include a pair of fireplaces, moldings, pocket doors, wainscoting, stained glass, triple bay windows and gleaming parquet floors with inlays. It should be noted that the staircase, per the listing, “has been artfully refashioned to create a voluminous eclectic gestalt.” What that means we couldn’t tell you, but we’re passing it along. (more…)