About this Property
A handsome, sophisticated Neo-Grec brownstone, 681 Putnam Avenue is on a lovely tree-lined street, considered one of historic Stuyvesant Heights best and most sought- after blocks. The property is built 20’ x 45’ on a 100’ lot with an additional extension on the ground floor and open veranda on the parlor floor. This magnificent home is approximately 3,744 square feet. The gracious layout with grand proportions has 12 beautifully scaled rooms including kitchens, 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The elegant Parlor floor with 12’ ceilings boasts original woodwork throughout, including parquet floors, Florentine glassed pocket doors, wainscoting, ceiling medallions and crown molding, opening in the rear to a large 220 square foot terrace overlooking a charming landscaped garden with wisteria and blooming hydrangea. The ground floor with the original overhead wooden beams, decorative fireplace, and original shutters has an open floor plan with a stainless-steel chef’s kitchen, dining area and den. Three floors boast king size bedrooms with plenty of closet space, kitchens with all stainless-steel appliances, and large bathrooms. Other noteworthy aspects of the home are a finished basement with laundry, extra storage, a new AO Smith hot water heater and a relatively new Peerless Boiler heating system. Hardwood floors are present throughout the house as well as high ceilings and generously proportioned living space that create a spaciousness beyond its already large size. This full four story, light-flooded and beautifully maintained house, currently lived in as a two family, is a legal four family, offering flexible living options. This grand brownstone is perfect for the end user looking to live in a gracious family home or utilize a floor or two for rental income, if desired. The facade of the building is stately and unique, as any of the grand townhouses of this architecturally significant period. Not only is this property aesthetically pleasing to the eye, the location is as good as can be. This home is a short walking distance to tons of Bedford-Stuyvesant favorite shops and restaurants including Saraghina, Bar Lunatico, Peaches, L'Antagoniste, Chez Oskar, George Andre Café and, convenient to all modes of public transportation. Don’t miss this opportunity to own one of the most beautiful homes, rich with history and charm, in Stuyvesant Heights.
  • Status:No Longer Available
  • Size:3744 Sq Ft
  • Type:Townhouse
  • Tax:5131
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