Here’s a stunner of a duplex co-op, housed on the upper floors of an 1860 Italianate townhouse at 138 Columbia Heights in Brooklyn Heights. The rear of the house overlooks the promenade, which makes for some killer views of the harbor and the Manhattan skyline; combine that with elegant detail and generous spaces and it makes for a winning package.
Look no further than the living room, with its towering coffered ceiling, pocket doors with etched glass, working fireplace and giant, harbor-facing bay windows. It’s quite a space, with a small adjoining terrace overlooking the promenade.
Other prime spots include the multi-tiered foyer lined with custom bookshelves and the master bedroom, which sports a working fireplace, built-in cabinets and a window bench beneath more skyline-facing bay windows.
The latter lacks a closet and en suite bath, and the two full baths on the floor are accessed via the other two bedrooms, so if you’re looking for a downside there’s that. There’s a full-sized laundry room adjoining the master that could be turned into a bathroom without much trouble though, or it could be a dressing room as well.
There’s a fourth bedroom downstairs, which is currently being used as an office. The kitchen is a narrow one, so that’s another consideration, though the giant window and extra-high ceiling do open things up.
Listed by Gabriel J. Ford and Rhea L. Cohen of Brown Harris Stevens, the unit is asking $4.95 million; common charges come to $2,500 monthly. Worth it?
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