85

Livability Score

640 2nd Street

Park Slope
FOR SALE
EST. $16034 / MO
$4,295,000
$1112/sq ft
DETAILS
5 bedrooms 3860 sq ft
3 bathrooms Zip: 11215
Purchase MLS: 16467081

Few could anticipate when this home was commissioned by William Reynolds in 1903, that it would retain all of its special charm and be so thoughtfully enhanced by its current recent owners. For location, detail and condition, this 2nd Street park block home could no better define the ultimate Brooklyn lifestyle. This home also has the unique distinction of being the residence of President Obama after he graduated Columbia University. The finer points of this residence are truly spectacular, including the beautiful double parlor with period details including a wonderful original china cabinet and adjoining light-filled office overlooking the beautiful south facing private garden enhanced with unique plantings a vine covered arbor and bluestone pavers. One of the unique features of this home is the oversized garden; so rare for a townhouse on a coveted park block The renovated and smartly designed gourmet eat-in kitchen is perfectly located on the garden floor. Elegant slate and soapstone countertops are flanked by custom cabinetry, high-end stainless steel appliances an oversized center island plus a substantial sitting area surrounded by garden views. The versatility of this space is clearly apparent with two separate areas which can be designated for dining. Adding to the convenience on this floor is a renovated bath and large den which is currently used as a formal dining room. On the third floor you will find a rare Victorian inglenook/sitting area and two spacious rooms with abundant closet/storage space. Consider enhancing the outdoor living space with the addition of a south-facing terrace with wonderful views of the townhouse gardens. There is an updated bath more in keeping with the period details of this special home. The top floor provides an additional three bedrooms, a washer/dryer secretly tucked away behind a closet door and comfortably sized bathroom with original claw-foot tub. This home ca

Additional listing info available.

Estimate mortgage
20%
$16034/MO

3.812% Interest

30 YR Fixed

This property has mostly high ratings.

Excellent

92

You don't even need to lock the doors.

No guard dog needed at 640 2nd Street. In fact, buy yourself a Pomeranian

Dubious

61

You'll look forward to street cleaning day

And trash day at 640 2nd Street . And recycling day. And compost day. And junk pick up day...

Amazing

89

"Move in ready" doesn't even begin to describe it.

You'll have time to take up that new hobby at 640 2nd Street

Dirt Cheap

99

It's like Publisher's Clearing House just rang your doorbell.

Living at 640 2nd Street will literally make you feel like you've won the grand prize - every day

Safety

92

You don't even need to lock the doors.


No guard dog needed at 640 2nd Street. In fact, buy yourself a Pomeranian

Violent
Violent
Low risk of violent crimes in this area
Non violent
Non Violent
A really safe place to live
Security
Security
No security related issues to note

Environment

61

You'll look forward to street cleaning day


And trash day at 640 2nd Street . And recycling day. And compost day. And junk pick up day...

Health
Health
No indication of major environmental health hazards present
Outdoor
Outdoor
Below average street cleanliness
Utilities
Utilities
Heat and water systems seem to be working great
Pest control
Pest Control
This building appears to be pest-free

Quality

89

"Move in ready" doesn't even begin to describe it.


You'll have time to take up that new hobby at 640 2nd Street

Noise
Noise
Noise does not appear to be a significant issue for residents
Physical condition
Physical Condition
Building appears to be in excellent shape
Nuisance
Nuisance
No significant nuisance issues
Building management
Building Management
No history of conflict between residents and management

Expenses

99

It's like Publisher's Clearing House just rang your doorbell.


Living at 640 2nd Street will literally make you feel like you've won the grand prize - every day

Utility expenses
Utility Expenses
Low utility expenses
Other expenses
Other Expenses
Court cases
Court Cases
No significant court cases reported
Other info
Other Info
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