This Park Slope brownstone offers a motherlode of intact detail, some of it pretty stunning, including an extravagant dining room lined with leaded glass cabinetry and period bathrooms with fabulous tile and stained glass. Built in 1903 by Benjamin Dreisler, it sits a half-block from Prospect Park, at 604 2nd Street in the Park Slope Historic District.
A looker from the outside, with its dog-leg stoop and curved window bay, it’s a four-story with an owner’s triplex over a garden rental. The triplex is awash in detail, from the entrance pier mirror to the large stained-glass skylight at the top of the staircase.
Take the jaw-dropper of a dining room, with its coffered ceiling, stained glass, leaded-glass cabinetry, hand-painted original wallpaper and onyx fireplace.
Or the pass-throughs between the upstairs bedrooms, with original marble sinks and loads of woodwork in top shape, with original hardware. Or the gorgeous vintage tile in one of the bathrooms, not shown in the listing but captured in the Instagram feed of broker Alex Weider of Brown Harris Stevens, who has the listing with Rosalie H. Weider, along with Janice Cimberg and Karen Wolfe of Halstead.
There are seven fireplaces all told, a pair of pier mirrors, parquet floors with intricate inlays, a columned fretwork archway between the living and dining rooms, pocket doors, wainscoting and plaster detailing.
Housed in a rear extension, the galley kitchen is on the small side, with minimal cabinet and counter space, though there’s a pantry, with steps leading down to a laundry room, and garden access.
The house — which is viewable at a pair of open houses this weekend — is asking $3.5 million, which doesn’t seem especially high, given the size, details, location and condition. What do you think?
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