A Bed Stuy Wood Frame and Three More to See This Weekend, Starting at $899K


    It might be another snowy weekend, but if you hoped to mark Valentine’s Day by looking at some real estate we’ve got a group of houses to see, including 19th century wood frames in Prospect Heights and Bed Stuy and an early 20th century brick house in Mapleton in estate condition. They range in price from $3.5 million to $899,998.

    Set in the small Bridge Plaza enclave of Downtown Brooklyn, this three-family is one of the surviving early to mid 19th century houses of the neighborhood that are now juxtaposed with new residential developments. At 18.5 feet wide, the brick house has lintels with Neo-Grec-style incised detailing and a bracketed cornice. There are three floor-through units along with a basement with laundry, a workshop and storage. It has been in the same family since the early 20th century according to the listing and will be delivered vacant. There are only a few interior photos but they show rooms in move-in ready shape including a renovated kitchen. There are glimpses of a few original interior details including two mantels. Among the recent upgrades mentioned are new electric, boiler and roof.

    In Prospect Heights, this early 19th century wood frame with its dentil cornice and wooden door hood is a striking contrast to its neighbors — an adjacent parking garage and the Barclays Center across the street. The single-family house has living, dining, kitchen and a full bath on the garden level and four bedrooms and two more full baths spread across the upper two floors. The renovated house has some period details including wide-planked floorboards on the garden level and some Greek Revival ear moldings and early 19th century mantels upstairs. Most of the trim, mantels and even some floors in the bedrooms have been painted a uniform white. There is a virtual tour which gives a better view of the bonus room on the rear of the garden level which has a skylight and access to the rear yard. There’s also a passthrough to the galley kitchen which has butcherblock counters and a wall of metal pegboard.

    This pre-Civil War wood-frame on Chauncey Street in Bed Stuy has plenty of curb appeal with its front porch, bracketed cornice and bright white facade. While petite, the single-family is 20 feet wide and fits living, dining and a bedroom with an en suite bath on the first floor and two more bedrooms, another full bath and a laundry room upstairs. The renovated interior has reclaimed oak floors and a mix of period details including Italianate mantels (painted), tin ceilings and early 20th century wall molding. The first floor includes an open plan, all-white kitchen with a large island separating it from the dining room. In addition to the gated front yard, the rear yard has a bluestone patio and is enclosed with a cedar fence. The house is located within the Stuyvesant Heights historic district and is one of the row of wood-frame structures that is adjacent to an empty lot that will be filled with four modern-looking townhouses after recently receiving LPC approval.

    Moving into the early 20th century, this semi-detached brick house in Mapleton is one in a row where many others have had some facade modifications. This one retains some of its original detail like a stepped and curved parapet and brackets. Inside, the single family is in estate condition but amidst the dropped ceilings and carpeting there are also details like original wall moldings, a pier mirror and parquet floors. There’s also a kitchen with some mid 20th century cabinets with original pulls and scalloped trim. The 18-foot wide house has front and rear enclosed porches along with living, dining and kitchen on the first floor. Upstairs are four bedrooms and one full bath. The enclosed rear yard appears in need of a gardener with vision.

    61 duffield street in downtown brooklyn

    61 Duffield Street
    Price: $3.5 million
    Area: Downtown Brooklyn
    Broker: Corcoran (Maura Jarach, Han Huang)
    Saturday, February 13, 1 – 3 p.m. and Sunday, February 14, 1 – 3 p.m.
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    interior of 474 dean street

    474 Dean Street
    Price: $2.295 million
    Area: Prospect Heights
    Broker: Compass (Aaron Mazor, Kelsey Hiscano)
    Sunday February 14, 1:30 -3 p.m.
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    45 chauncey street interior

    45 Chauncey Street
    Price: $1.35 million
    Area: Bed Stuy
    Broker: Compass (Beverley Rouse)
    Saturday February 13, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
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    interior of 1912 61st street
    1912 61st Street
    Price: $899,998
    Area: Mapleton
    Broker: RE/MAX Edge (Michael E. Napolitano)
    Saturday February 13, 1 – 3 p.m.
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