About this Property
Built in 1894 by Jeremiah Gilligan, 212 8th Avenue is a classic Park Slope brownstone. At 20’ wide, it is 75’ deep on the garden and parlor floors and approximately 48 feet deep on the upper 2 floors. Beautiful woodwork abounds, with special emphasis on lovely parquet floors on every level.

The parlor floor has a wide open feel with a formal living area and a formal dining room. A curved bay window lets in east light. Details include exquisite floors, a pier mirror in the parlor, an original mantle and built in cabinet int he dining room. The kitchen is among the largest in Park Slope and features granite counters, a huge island, two pantries, and windows overlooking the garden. The kitchen has been masterfully inserted amongst the original details, with all modern appliances (SubZero, thermidor) and an original hutch that is gorgeous. Also on the parlor floor is a laundry room and powder room.

One heads upstairs through original fretwork. This level has a huge master bedroom which also features the curved bay windows. A decorative mantle and parquet floors complete the picture. The original private dressing areas remain, with working sinks. An innovative double master closet has been constructed using all the original detailed woodwork. On this floor there is a den and a lovely windowed bath. A door leads from the den onto a roof area that awaits a new deck.

The top floor comprises 2 large bedrooms and 2 small bedrooms as well as a skylit bathroom in the center.

The garden floor is a separate apartment with full kitchen and bath. The current owners use it as a playroom and guest Suite. One accesses a lovely private garden from here as well.
  • Status:No Longer Available
  • Size:4500 Sq Ft
  • Type:Townhouse
  • Tax:16800
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