96 Joralemon Street
Garden Place Brooklyn Heights
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- Approx. Sq. Ft.4,630
- Wood-burning fireplace
- Decorative fireplaces
A rare gem in the heart of Brooklyn Heights, this 5-story home on Joralemon Street is a lovely example of Federalist architecture and offers a unique opportunity to own a stunning 5-7 bedroom townhouse with income!
Light pours from all four exposures into this beautifully detailed, enormous and elegant 24' x 60' three unit townhouse. The five bedroom triplex sits above a stately two bedroom parlor floor apartment with the third unit on the garden level, rented out as a doctor's office. This very special property has been in the same family for nearly 50 years, nurturing the pursuits of an award winning children's book author and illustrator, a world class oboist and a host of other creative individuals.
The leaded front vestibule doors tastefully open onto the parlor floor apartment which boasts period parquet floors, two ornate decorative fireplaces, lovely stained glass windows, two bedrooms and a full bath. The upper triplex is flooded with light and has beautiful parquet floors, two decorative and one working marble fireplace. A new eat-in kitchen leads to a formal dining room and a grand living room. Upstairs one finds a master bedroom plus two bedrooms, a full bath, and laundry. From the master bedroom, glass doors lead to a wisteria draped terrace which overlooks peaceful gardens. On the top level one finds two more charming bedrooms and a full bath.The garden level is used as a doctors office providing additional rental income with a separate entrance.
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Living in Brooklyn Heights
The true gem of Brooklyn Heights is the Promenade, a half-mile long waterfront esplanade that draws visitors all year round. With panoramic views of Manhattan and an easy commute to the city, Brooklyn Heights is the perfect marriage of convenience and beauty. The elegant townhouses that line the Brooklyn Promenade are some of the most coveted homes for sale in the area. These 19th-Century mansions were built to take advantage of the neighborhood’s sweeping views of the water and the Manhattan skyline. Many of the homes also have details like multiple fireplaces, libraries, and even the occasional elevator.