This six-bedroom Edwardian on Rugby Road in Caton Park (a mini-‘hood between the Parade Ground and Prospect Park) is newly and completely renovated — even the front and rear lawns look newly installed. It combines some original details — inlaid parquet floors, wainscoting, stained glass, a pair of fireplaces — with modern finishes.
The kitchen, for example, is a sleek number with white lacquered cabinets, a white countertop, a tiled floor and a wine fridge. One of the baths pictured has a Euro-spa vibe, with stone tiles from floor to ceiling and a chrome towel rack.
Some may find the juxtaposition jarring in an old house; others may warm to it.
Like its neighbors in this small enclave, the standalone wood frame house was built sometime between 1902 and 1909, according to the Historic Districts Council. On a 50-by-100-foot lot, it’s extra-spacious, as Victorians and Edwardians south of the park tend to be.
The first floor has a living room, parlor and formal dining room, the upper two floors hold six bedrooms, 3.5 baths and an office space.
The basement is finished, and holds a laundry room. There’s also a two-car garage.
The house is a flip, something we’re more used to seeing in Bed Stuy than Victorian Flatbush. It was bought last December for $1.4 million — now, listed by Laya Haut, Michael Ettelson and Mordechai M. Werde of Town Residential, it’s asking $2.395 million. What do you think of it?
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