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247 Hancock Street

Bedford Stuyvesant,  Brooklyn, NY



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Presenting the John C. Kelley Mansion

A once in a lifetime opportunity to own the most prestigious address on Hancock St. FALL in love all over again with the'Grand Dame'of Hancock St. Affectionately known as the'Kelley Mansion', this 1887 beauty is built in the same style as the W.H Vanderbilt homes on Fifth Ave in Manhattan. The architect is Montrose F. Morris. The property size is 41'x 60'on a generous lot of 81'x 100'and is built of Brownstone from the foundation to the roof. The entrance to this property is through a carved arch in the center between two bay windows. The entrance hall is finished with French walnut, with Corinthian columns and high paneled wainscoting with carved panels and silk trimmings. The ascent is by a broad center staircase leading to the floors above. To the left of the entrance hall are parlors, 15'x 50'deep, divided in the center by carved and fluted Corinthian columns and arch carved out of Oak. Over the arch, the main hall meets the billiard room'with a smoking balcony to the back. The rose garden boasts a Koi pond and endless entertaining possibilities.

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Recent Sales in Area*

09/15/2017 340 Clifton Pl $6,200,000

08/25/2017 751 Myrtle Ave $6,500,000

02/16/2017 31 Spencer St $5,800,000

11/17/16 49 Spencer St $6,400,000

10/06/16 436 Flushing Ave $6,000,000

07/13/16 526 Lafayette Ave $5,600,000

06/20/16 257 Quincy St $6,226,266

02/22/16 385 Vernon Ave $5,900,000

* Recent sales in area is compiled by properties having the same bedroom count or same bathroom count, property type, location, and a similar price range. Sales history may include properties with varied amenities and conditions (views, layout, market timing and other significant variables). Contact agent for more details regarding this information.

Property Press Mentions
MetroBed-Stuy Townhouse Listed For 2 9M Reportedly Once Home To Jackie Robinson

This Stuyvesant Heights home scores a home run with buyers in more ways than one. The Romanesque Revival style brownstone just went on sale for $2.875 million in a...
Metro - Friday, May 13, 2016

New York PostDo Or Die Bed-Stuy Is Definitely Gentrifying

Nadia and Benoit Busseuil’s 2014’s arrival in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, is typical for the burgeoning neighborhood. The recently married couple was ready to start a family and on the hunt for...
New York Post - Thursday, January 07, 2016

BrownstonerOpen House At The John C Kelley Mansion

More than 70 agents attended a broker open house Thursday night for the John C. Kelley Mansion at 247 Hancock Street, Bed Stuy’s biggest and priciest listing, asking $6,000,000. Among...
Brownstoner - Friday, November 14, 2014

New York PostOpen House At 6M Bed-Stuy Mansion

Halstead’s Ban Leow is hosting a broker’s open house at the Kelley Mansion, Bed-Stuy’s pricest listing — a $6 million, 41-foot-wide mansion, and former illegal SRO,...
New York Post - Wednesday, November 12, 2014

BrownstonerNow On The Market For 6 Million 247 Hancock Street In Bed Stuy

The John C. Kelley House, site of a Sharon Stone film shoot and a visit from President Cleveland, is now officially on the market for $6,000,000 and...
Brownstoner - Monday, October 20, 2014

6sqftInside The Historic 6M Bed-Stuy Mansion With A Presidential Connection

Bed-Stuy‘s most expensive single-family home has a set of new photos that gives us a closer look into the work that’s been put into bringing this storied...
6sqft - Sunday, October 19, 2014

The Real DealHistoric Bed-Stuy Mansion Asks 6M

A 1900 mansion has hit the market in Bed-Stuy asking $6 million, making it the most expensive single-family home in the neighborhood. Designed by Montrose Morris and...
The Real Deal - Sunday, October 12, 2014

CurbedHistoric Bed-Stuy Mansion Hits Market Wants 6 Million

In Bed-Stuy, a gorgeous, 1900 mansion has officially hit the market. Designed by Montrose Morris and modeled after the Vanderbilt mansion on Fifth Avenue, the house was...
Curbed - Sunday, October 12, 2014

Ban Leow

Contact Agent Ban Leow
Lic. R.E. Salesperson
Tel: (718) 613-2039
Cell: (917) 607-3838

Howard Ramlal

Contact Agent Howard Ramlal
Lic. R.E. Salesperson
Tel: (718) 613-2004
Cell: (917) 414-4896

Property Details

Web #:11363316
Price: $6,000,000
Real Estate Tax: $4,988.87
Mortgage Calculator Property Type: Townhouse
Rooms: 15.0
Bedrooms: 10
Bathrooms: 5.5
Facade: Brownstone



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