442 Hancock Street
Marcus Garvey Boulevard and Lewis Avenue Bedford-Stuyvesant
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- Cable ready
- High-speed internet
- Roof deck
- Video security
442 Hancock redefines 19th Century townhouse living by delicately blending architectural period details with 21st century interior design offering open floor plans, modern amenities and exceptional finishes. This Queen Anne/Neo Grec building built in 1886 by architect H.E. Wells sits on a tree lined street that will be part of the Proposed Stuyvesant North Historic District. This 4-bed 2.5 bath triplex over a garden 2-bed duplex that provides rental income. The parlor floor is graciously appointed with 18 foot ceilings, exposed brick, custom interior trim work with moulding and wainscoting, decorative fireplace and 3 1/4 oak flooring with cherry inlay-Simply Stunning! The grand chandelier operates on a motorized lift to adjust the dramatic effect as seen through 5 oversized low-e windows! The gourmet windowed kitchen is appointed with energy efficient stainless steel appliances and French County Cabinets with granite countertops and an island counter that separates the living/dining room that makes this large luxurious room great for living, dining and entertaining! Bedrooms and baths are meticulously finished in smart, well-designed layouts. The master suite has decorative fireplace and en-suite bath. Bathrooms boast deep soaking tub with shower enclosure and marble flooring. Accessible by the A /C train. When size, location and space matter this is the place to be!
Additional features of this building include: Landscaped backyard, washer/dryer, and Deck.
Runs from Flushing Avenue to the north, Atlantic Avenue to the south, Broadway to the east, and Bedford Avenue to the west.
Hear “Bedford-Stuyvesant,” (or possibly just its nickname, “Bed-Stuy,”) and you’ll probably think: brownstones. The Stuyvesant Heights historic district of Macdonough, Bainbridge and Chauncey is landmarked — Lewis Avenue between Macdonough and Decatur was once named the “Greenest Block in Brooklyn” — but there are beautiful historic brownstones scattered throughout Bed-Stuy. Many of these coveted Bedford-Stuyvesant townhouses have their original fireplaces, crown moldings, and shutters. Often they are set up as two- or three-family houses, so that Bedford-Stuyvesant renters as well as buyers can enjoy their historical charm.