This townhouse is one of a row of Romanesque Revival brownstones built circa 1893 and designed by Amzi Hill. With modern updates in the kitchen and bathrooms and period details galore, including five wood mantels, it’s located at 160 MacDonough Street in the Stuyvesant Heights Historic District.
The home is a one family currently configured as two duplex units, the four-story home has crown molding throughout most of the rooms. In the high-ceilinged parlor, there are original pocket doors, one of the aforementioned mantels and inlaid parquet floors.
On the same floor is the only-pictured kitchen, which has an island, what looks to be new appliances and chalkboard wall. The full-bathroom off the kitchen has white subway tile.
The garden level master suite is spacious, with another decorative mantel, wood paneling, shutters, dark millwork-framed windows, a large closet and an en suite bath. Another bedroom can be found in the back, along with a washer/dryer, a half-bath and private access to the backyard.
All the rooms in the upper duplex are equally large, the biggest having three closets. On the top floor is the kitchen, which is not pictured, and there are full-baths on each of the top two floors.
The home is three blocks from the Kingston-Throop local C station. Douglas Elliman’s Daphnee Chapoteau has the listing for $2.2 million, with $350 in monthly taxes. What do you think?
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