857 Carroll StreetPark Slope, Brooklyn, NY / $4,695,000
Turn of the Century Masterpiece
Built in 1901, this Romanesque Revival mansion boasts an elegantly designed facade of architectural detail characteristic of its turn of the century style. This meticulously maintained historic landmark sits on a beautiful tree lined street just a few doors from Prospect Park. It features rich elegant period details which include soaring ceilings, inlaid parquet floors, elaborate woodwork, stained glass windows, wainscoting, five exquisitely designed fireplaces, marble sinks and pocket doors.
This classic brownstone boasts a large entry foyer which opens up to a spacious south facing living room. Off the living room is a second parlor with a grand staircase that spirals up to an elaborate stained glass skylight. The dining room on the parlor floor is embellished with a multifunctional fireplace mantle, wainscoting and coffered ceilings. This grand room is perfect for the largest of dinner parties and sure to dazzle your guests. Off of the dining room is a classic, bright kitchen that steps out to a private garden sanctuary.
The beautiful wood center staircase leads you up to the second floor, which features a huge master suite complete with an en-suite bathroom, dressing area with original floor-to-ceiling storage, a decorative fireplace, and a spacious additional bedroom or living room. Take the stunning staircase up one flight further to the top floor for three more large bedrooms, another bathroom, and laundry. All five bedrooms feature original architectural details.
The first floor garden unit features one bedroom and one bathroom, and the house could easily be converted back to a single family.
Located on one of the best blocks in Park Slope, you will enjoy immediate access to the finest green space and outdoor amenities in all of Brooklyn. Just a short walk to an array of restaurants and shops along 7th Avenue, as well as the Brooklyn Public Library, the Brooklyn Museum, the Botanical gardens, and more; this home delivers on all fronts.
Curbed - Friday, January 22, 2016
DNAinfo - Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Web #: 13966220
Last Ask: $4,695,000
Location: Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY
Real Estate Tax: $11,576.00
Property Type: House