About this Property
Live in a Prospect Lefferts area brick beauty on a quiet, historic cul-de-sac! One of the largest single family homes on noted Martense Court can be yours! This home boasts 4 plus bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a new, modern kitchen, plus a private entrance to a finished English basement with large gym, a windowed home office and a laundry room. Enjoy a gracious double foyer with period arts and crafts staircase, a double parlor illuminated by 3 tall windows, original columned fireplace mantel, gleaming parquet floors, Ionic columns and French doors. Your large dining room also has all the original details: coffered ceilings, craftsman chair rails, and a large stained glass window. Great new kitchen has multiple windows and leads to a big pantry and a covered porch. The backyard is huge and sunny with a black bamboo privacy hedge to north. Front of house has a patio to enjoy quiet evenings overlooking this charming pocket street and the rear grounds of the historic Art Deco Linden St Library, or just gardening in the evening light. Sunny, quiet, and perfectly located near Prospect Park with the new LeFrak Skating Center and the Parade Grounds. Close to multiple subways ( B/Q or 2/5 ). Nearby shops are Greenlight Books, Play Kids and Record City. Enjoy restaurants such as Midwood Flats, Burger Mexicana, Errol's Caribbean Bakery or nightlife at Parkside for cocktails and jazz . Just a short distance south to concerts at the palatially restored Art Deco Kings Theater, or go west to Prospect Park south area of Ditmas Park for another restaurant scene. Built on the former Prince Estate in 1915 by architects Cantor and Dorfman, these Colonial Arts and Crafts brick buildings boast Flemish rooflines, and were first occupied by members of the " Social Register ". Row of historic houses was featured by Brownstoner as "Buildings of the Day " in 2014. Come claim this piece of Brooklyn History for your new home !
  • Status:No Longer Available
  • Type:Townhouse
  • ID:2678265
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