|5 bedrooms||3860 sq ft|
|3 bathrooms||Zip: 11215|
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 caAdditional listing info available.
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