82 Remsen Street
Hicks/Henry Brooklyn Heights
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- Approx. Sq. Ft.11,660
- Wood-burning fireplace
This rare, once in a life time 37'6'' wide 4 story 19th century mansion is located on quiet, tree lined Remsen Street in Brooklyn Heights and 11/2 blocks from the promenade . The property sits on a 150' lot and includes a large 2 story carriage house with 2 income producing apartments and private 2 car garage.The carriage house has its own entrance on quaint Grace Court Alley with its exceptional mews of carriage houses. Between the main house and the carriage house is a secluded 38'garden. Combined, this magnificent property offers 11,600 sq.ft. of extraordinary living space. One enters the parlor floor into an expansive entrance hall with a majestic staircase that leads to the upper 2 floors. The main floor with its 14' ceilings has exquisite Tudor style oak paneling and walnut, herringbone floors. The 47'double living room with 2 carved limestone fireplaces leads to a sun filled conservatory overlooking the garden.The large dining room is adjacent and connected to the kitchen. On the 2 floors above are 6 beautifully proportioned bedrooms , 5 bathrooms and a laundry room. In addition there is a 47'long, soaring double height artist studio with large skylight.The garden level has its own entrance with 2 income producing apartments. This masterpiece of a mansion, undoubtedly one of the last of its kind in Brooklyn, lends itself to grand and gracious entertaining, and also to a comfortable and private family life.
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Runs from Atlantic Avenue in the south to the Brooklyn Promenade on the west and north, Cadman Plaza and Clinton Street on the east.
The elegant townhouses that line the Brooklyn Promenade are some of the most coveted homes for sale in Brooklyn Heights. These 19th-Century mansions were built to take advantage of Brooklyn Heights’ sweeping views of the water and the Manhattan skyline, and these townhouses can have details like multiple fireplaces, libraries, and even the occasional elevator. The Promenade itself is the gem of Brooklyn Heights, a half-mile long waterfront esplanade that draws visitors all year round. With panoramic views of Manhattan and yet an easy commute in, Brooklyn Heights is the perfect marriage of convenience and beauty.