866 Park Place
Between Nostrand Avenue and New York Avenue Crown Heights
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Two bedroom floor through. Kitchen and bath renovated in 2001.
Front studio with bay window. Kitchen and bath renovated in 2001.
Duplex three bedroom with 1 1/2 baths. Deep backyard with deck off parlor floor. Two extra rooms on third floor can be used as bedrooms, studios or offices.
- Approx. Sq. Ft.4,000
Live in a landmarked 3 family four story brownstone on a rare 20 x 127 foot lot in Crown Heights North. The lower duplex contains a chef's kitchen, dining room, living room, 1/2 bath and deck on the parlor floor and a full bath and three bedrooms on the garden level. Original oak trim molding is found throughout the foyers, staircase, halls and many rooms. Large floor-to-ceiling windows flood sunlight into the south facing kitchen and dining area on the parlor floor . The kitchen boasts a wide L-shaped granite counter, over-sized cherry cabinets, designer pendants, a new Electrolux refrigerator and range and Bosch dishwasher. The steel deck off the dining room opens onto the extra deep backyard, a gardener's paradise. An area dedicated to barbecuing leads onto paths that wrap around an wild area of ferns, rhododendrons and violets. The garden level front bedroom features an original built-in display case. Two bedrooms on the third floor are available for additional living space, for a studio or offices for the lower duplex.
A sunny studio apartment occupying the front of the third floor includes street-facing bay window. The top floor has a two bedroom apartment floor-through with sunny south-facing bedrooms. New kitchens and bathrooms were installed in both units in 2001.
A new Crown gas boiler was installed in 2015 and two 50 gallon water heaters were installed in 2013. All other plumbing and electrical fixtures in the entire building were upgraded in 2001.
Nearby is the Nostrand Avenue shopping strip with Tinto and Meme's coffee shops, Urban Asana yoga studio, Lulu bagels, Milear taqueria, Gloria's Caribbean take-out and both a Key Food and Met Food supermarket within two blocks. Both the 3 train and the A train are a short walk away. Crown Heights is also the home of the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and the Central Branch of the Brooklyn Library.
The seller is a licensed associate real estate broker. The first showing will be at the open house on Sunday June 12th 2-4 PM.
Runs from Franklin Avenue to the west, Atlantic Avenue to the north, Ralph Avenue to the east and Empire Boulevard to the south.
Crown Heights offers a variety of housing options: For townhouses, the Crown Heights North Historic District contains large and finely detailed row houses and freestanding mansions designed by Brooklyn’s major architects in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Some of the area townhouses sport stained glass, ornate plaster ceiling medallions, and oversized windows. There are even rental units available in Crown Heights with these amazing historical details. A second area around Brower Park contains four- and five-family homes built mostly in the Renaissance Revival style, and Italian and Greek Revival styles, too. But if you do not desire a townhouse, the former Brooklyn Jewish Hospital of Crown Heights has been renovated to hold 700 rental apartments — some with 12-foot ceilings.