186 MacDonough Street
Marcus Garvey Blvd/ Throop Ave Bedford-Stuyvesant
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Situated on perhaps one of the best blocks in the neighborhood, sits this four story three family home. Located within the Stuyvesant Heights Historical District, this solid brownstone is configured as a garden and parlor duplex and two 1.5 bedroom rentals. The lovely parlor floor retains most of the original woodwork and architecture dating to the 1880's. Some of the original features include, pocket shutters, wooden mantels, peer mirror, oak floors, stained glass and ornate wooden doors. This lovely home is built 19.5 ft wide and 42 ft deep plus a small extension on the garden level. The garden level has a large eat-in kitchen, bedroom, laundry room, den and a full bathroom. The parlor level has a front, middle and rear room. The top two rental units are generating $1,600 and $1,500 per month. The leases expire December 2013 and July 2014. The units are in good condition each have 1.5 bedrooms with modern kitchens and bathrooms. The block is quiet, leafy and near the Kingston/Throop C train.
Additional features of this building include: Large capacity washer and dryer , Oak floors, Pre-war details, Private garden , and Private storage space.
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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 highly 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.