MLS® ID: RPLU-21919079200
270 Henry Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11201 $7,995,000
SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT
25 ft. wide elegant 1840 five-story two family brownstone townhouse has been impeccably maintained and restored with original details that include: ornate marble mantels with wood burning fireplaces, inlaid wood floors, ceiling medallions, carved moldings, elegant brass chandeliers, picture moldings and large windows. A lovely detailed wrought iron fence and railings greet the entry stoop landing. Enter the formal entry hall with Lincrusta embossed details followed by a second set of doors taking you into the large triple parlor floor. Each room has generous proportions with high ceilings throughout that reflect a casual grace and quality rarely seen. There are elegant Brazilian wood carved doors throughout. This approximately 5700 sq. ft. home reflects the grand scale and generously proportioned rooms only found in a 25 ft. wide home. The outdoor space includes a small front garden, charming landscaped back garden and two terraces.
The grand parlor floor has a lovely formal living room with a black veined marble mantel and wood burning fireplace, original parquet floor with pattern border, shutters, intricate molding, Greek columns and a coffered ceiling. The living room leads you to a dining room with a ceiling medallion, brass chandelier and an elaborate marble mantle with WBFP and then into a large eat-in kitchen. The kitchen has granite counter tops, custom white cabinetry with lots of storage, stainless steel appliances, shelf space, white tiled floor and a window with a view of the garden. Adjacent to the chef's kitchen is an informal open plan eating space perfect for modern living. A doorway leads out to a terraced area great for dining or a morning cup of coffee, stairs lead down to the charming landscaped back garden. A powder room is located under the hall staircase.
The foyer has a stunning mahogany newel post and staircase that leads to the next floor with the master bedroom and a large en-suite bathroom. The generous master bathroom includes double sinks, a soaking tub and separate shower. The large, light filled master bedroom has a marble WBFP and pass thru closet plus another extra large closet. The second bedroom is very generous with a marble mantel WBFP and door to the study or third bedroom.
Going up to the fourth floor there is a skylight over the elegant staircase leading to the same ideal layout as the third floor with two large bedrooms, the pass through closet, an additional extra large closet and a large bathroom. There is a double sink vanity in this bathroom and a stackable washer and dryer tucked in a closet. Another small bedroom or home office is off the front bedroom.
The fifth floor has an extremely large family room with high ceilings, a full bathroom and massive front guest area and storage plus a dormer window. A wall of glass sliding doors open to a large terrace with amazing views of Manhattan.
The garden level with a separate entrance has a large open living/dining room with marble mantel WBFP and a pass thru to the kitchen. The generous sized bedroom has garden views and a separate sitting room. There are two full bathrooms and laundry.