SOLD - 421 Sterling Place - 2 Family Limestone in Prospect Heights
421 Sterling Place is a magnificent three story, two family residence that stunningly fuses lovingly preserved period detail with the best in modern finishes and smart layout and design.
Currently configured as an owner's upper duplex and a one-bedroom garden rental apartment, this spacious twenty foot wide limestone boasts a rare and coveted 131 foot lot.
Enter the duplex at the parlor level to find an open original triple parlor layout now used as a front living room, dining room, and large eat-in chef's kitchen with soaring parlor ceiling height and front and back bay windows yielding incredible natural light all day long. The kitchen features a custom island with seating, a sink, and a gorgeous honed Carrara marble countertop. Dinner parties and family cooking are made easy with plenty of circulation room, generous casearstone counter tops, and well-designed extensive cabinetry. A deck walking down to the dreamy backyard offers an outdoor extension to this incredible kitchen space. Enjoy practical closet space as well as the convenience of a powder room on this floor.
Continue to the third floor to find a master bedroom with walk-in closet and en suite master bath featuring a Duravit trough sink and a large rain shower with Kohler Purist fixtures throughout. Enjoy the wood-burning fireplace on cold winter nights. Completing this floor is a second large bedroom with period mantel and hard-to-find original built in cabinetry, a smaller room perfect as a nursery or office, a second full bath with soaking tub, a laundry room with a front-loading LG washer/dryer set, and plenty of closets.
The garden level, currently used as a rental apartment, provides the opportunity to either expand as a one family or keep as an income-producing rental unit. As you enter the garden level, notice that the layout allows for the owners' duplex to retain exclusive access to the basement and backyard. The generously-proportioned one bedroom apartment has a large eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a full bath with standing shower, and a laundry room.
Not to be missed, this home retains a uniquely large amount of exquisite period detail including pocket doors, parquet flooring, several built-in cabinets with glass doors, stained glass windows, hand-carved lattice and banister woodwork, two pier mirrors, four fireplace mantels, and plate rails on the garden level.
Located on one of Brooklyn's most beautiful landmarked blocks, Sterling Place, you'll love the location too! Enjoy the vibrant Prospect Heights community, the amenities of hip Vanderbilt and Washington Avenues, and the short walk to Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. Close to both the 2,3 at Eastern Parkway and Grand Army Plaza as well as the B,Q at 7th Avenue and Flatbush.
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