Arts and Crafts House With Garage, Fireplace in Fiske Terrace Historic District Asks $1.425 Million

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In the Fiske Terrace section of the Fiske Terrace-Midwood Park Historic District, this freestanding Arts and Crafts style stucco house could use some work but has a lot of redeeming original details. Built between 1910 and 1920, according to the designation report, 807 East 19th Street has limited photos in its listing, but highlights include a garage and a driveway.

The single-family home, for which a floor plan is not included, is a center hall, with three stories, five bedrooms and 2.5 baths.

The exterior is reminiscent of a bungalow, with a third-floor dormer window and a low-slung porch with red-brick columns.

Inside is at least one original bathroom and an intact living room. Period details include a columned mantel, moldings, parquet floors, French doors and coved ceilings.

From the porch, the home opens to an entry with zigzag-pattern marble tile, period moldings and a staircase with the simple lines of the Arts and Crafts era.

The long living room has a large neo-Classical mantel and working wood-burning fireplace flanked by built-in bookcases. The floor is parquet and there are coved ceilings.

Also on this floor is a large eat-in kitchen with turquoise cabinetry that appears to date from the mid-20th century. The kitchen has two wall ovens, a cooktop, dishwasher and tile floor.

Carpeted stairs lead to the upper levels, with three bedrooms on the second floor – including the master and its en suite bath – and two more bedrooms on the top. Both have built-in cabinets.

A two-car garage — with space for four more cars in its private driveway — isn’t pictured, but like the house dates from the early 20th century and has original wood and glass doors, according to the designation report.


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The listing specifies the home “needs TLC” and, based on the photos, it appears to be in estate condition.

Fiske Terrace is a Flatbush micronabe covering about six blocks.

The home is 4.5 blocks from the Q train at the Avenue H station and slightly farther from the B and Q express trains at the Newkirk Plaza stop. Brooklyn College is less than two blocks away.

Compass’s Alexandra Reddish has the listing for $1.425 million. What do you think?

[Listing: 807 East 19th Street | Broker: Compass] GMAP

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