The graceful four-story brownstone at 228 Garfield Place, part of historic Park Slope, has been immaculately maintained and features many original architectural details including six fireplaces, pocket doors, inlaid wood floors, wooden shutters and stained glass windows. transoms. Longtime owners have also updated the residence with modern and wonderfully decadent comforts, such as a steam room in the master suite. The property was first listed in January for $ 4.495 million and received a few price drops in the months before settling on its current asking price of $ 3.995 million.
The original details are fully on display in the entrance hall of the living room, including the monumental staircase, woodwork, edges and a built-in bench with a pier mirror. Immediately to your right is a long living room, with a wall full of built-in cherry wood bookcases which are a newer addition to the home. To the rear, a small rear living room includes one of the house’s six fireplaces with an original and elaborate mantle.
The garden level is less formal and includes a comfortable front living room that connects to the dining room and kitchen to the rear. The kitchen features a predominantly black palette, but according to the listing, somewhere there you’ll find a built-in oak cooler and pie safe. There is a full bathroom adjacent to the kitchen and patio doors to the south facing garden to the rear.
The sumptuous master suite on the second floor has a bathroom / dressing room which occupies more than half of the floor and includes a hammam.
There are five additional bedrooms, most of which have fireplaces and floor-to-ceiling windows, and two further full bathrooms, in addition to a small kitchenette on the third floor.
According to the designation report, 228 Garfield Place is part of a row of homes built by owner / builder Martin & Lee and architect Charles Werner. “These houses reflect a tendency on the part of builders to create variety within the traditional row of the city … this is seen in the combination of materials”, as well as in the “subtle variations of the capitals of the columns flanking the doors. “.
[Listing: 228 Garfield Place by Judith Lief of TheÂ CorcoranÂ Group]
List of images by Rise Media; courtesy of Corcoran
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