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On a picturesque park block stands 825 Carroll Street, a grand, 5-story Romanesque Revival townhome built in 1896 by architect Thomas McMahon. This 6+ bedroom, 6.5 bathroom home offers incredible space in a highly desirable location. Equipped with central air with one zone on each floor, 2 wood burning fireplaces, and an income-producing garden 1apartment or beautiful in-law suite, the home marries 21st century functionality with Victorian artistry. Twice featured on the Park Slope house tour, all 5 stories of the house are exquisite. The parlor floor is wonderful for entertaining, starting with a grand bay window and flowing into spaces dedicated to living, dining, cooking and music making. The current owners have a baby grand in the center parlor with plenty of room to spare. Lovely original fretwork, wainscoting, and cabinets adorn the entire floor and surround a chandelier descending from a restored gold-leaf ceiling. Each room features a unique mantel, with a working wood burning fireplace in the parlor. Original stained glass panes overlook the deck and garden, The marble kitchen features a Thermador double oven, Thermador cooktop, outdoor venting, and a Bosch dishwasher. Each of the rooms on this floor features an unique, historic mantle, with a functioning wood burning fireplace in the front parlor, and original stained glass panes overlook the deck. From the deck which easily accommodates table and chairs, steps lead to a beautiful bluestone garden with raised beds and mature plants. Tucked into the rear of the parlor floor is a nook overlooking the garden and a set of back stairs. The floor above the parlor features another wood burning fireplace, a true home office with built-ins, a walk-through closet, and spectacular period wood engravings on all doors and windows; the light maple wood is a lovely distinguishing feature. This floor has been used by the current owners as a living room and an office. However, it could easily become a primary bedroom floor, with bedroom, sitting room, original built-in closets, and a full bathroom. The full bath on this floor has been renovated to reflect historic details. On the third floor, you will find two over-large bedrooms, each with a private bath. The rear bedroom is used as the primary bedroom and features a very large, renovated bathroom with soaking tub. As below, original mantles provide decoration. On the top floor, the two small rear bedrooms have been combined into one, while the front of the house is a delightful game room/den. The wide and spacious landing also gives access to another full bath and a laundry room. The home also features a finished basement with a dance/exercise room, storage galore, and an additional washer and dryer. The one-bedroom apartment on the garden level features spectacular wood details, from wainscoting, an original fireplace mantle, a built-in office, and all door and window frames. The kitchen and baths are updated. Nestled on a leafy block between 8th Avenue and Prospect Park West, 825 Carroll Street offers over 5500 sqft of living on one of prime Park Slope’s premiere blocks. This is a rare offering of a house filled with fabulous original details, and also updated for today’s lifestyle and mechanical standards. Its proximity to Grand Army Plaza allows for easy train access, the Saturday farmers’ market, the Brooklyn Central Library, and Park Slope’s array of wonderful restaurants and local businesses.
Details
  • Status:Active
  • Size:5500 Sq Ft
  • Type:Townhouse
  • ID:752153711825786105
  • Tax:14063
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