44 Monroe Place
Clark Street and Pierrepont Street Brooklyn Heights
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Nearby Subway Stations
- Approx. Sq. Ft.5,840
44 Monroe Place in Brooklyn Heights is a stunning and meticulously renovated 25-foot wide, four-story townhouse on a rare 122-foot deep lot with private backyard and lawn – perfect for modern living and entertaining. Spanning 5,800sf of living space and 1,500sf outdoors, 44 Monroe Place features a total of seven bedrooms, six-1/2 baths and six wood-burning fireplaces, configured as a grand 3,350sf duplex plus two luxurious apartments. Through the front doors and marble entrance foyer is a sun-soaked parlor with soaring 12’ ceilings, original plaster moldings and wood-burning fireplace, new herringbone oak floors and LePage Millworks windows facing the beautiful streetscape outside. Next flows a large formal dining room, which abuts a handsome butler’s pantry with sink, bar and wine refrigerator. The custom chef’s kitchen features soft-close cabinetry, radiant heat flooring, Thermador and Bosch appliances, and leads to a cozy breakfast room / den overlooking the professionally landscaped backyard. Spiral stairs from the den lead up to a serene home office/library on the floor above. French doors from the breakfast room open onto a new iron deck perched over a hand-laid bluestone patio. Steps run down to the patio and rear lawn, creating seamless flow for indoor/outdoor entertaining. The backyard is a beautiful and private sanctuary, flanked by a restored brick wall and custom fencing. The garden floor includes three spacious bedrooms, two full baths, high-capacity washer and dryer, generous closet space and additional access to the backyard. The master bedroom with fireplace and en suite bathroom opens onto a private patio, and adjacent to the rear bedroom is an incredible glass solarium – a wonderful spot to enjoy the outdoors year round. Above the main residence are two large, sun-filled apartments, each with two bedrooms and two baths and impeccably appointed, featuring open-plan kitchens equipped with chef-grade appliances, individual washer and dryer, and large custom closets and built-ins for comfort and convenience. 44 Monroe Place is ideally located on a very wide, sunny and peaceful, tree-lined one-block street in the heart of the Brooklyn Heights historic district. Nine subway lines are nearby, with Manhattan just one stop away, and numerous schools are around the neighborhood. The Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and many of the best shops, restaurants and celebrated cultural institutions of Brooklyn are also close by.
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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.