70 Willow Street
"I live in Brooklyn. By choice." - Truman Capote lived in 70 Willow and penned "A House on the Heights".
Five-story, double-width, high Greek-Revival four-bay townhouse built in 1839 on a four-square country villa plan. Three-story elliptical mahogany staircase with rosette oculus window at the top. Double parlor with 12’+/- ceilings. Interior period detail designed by Minard Lafever. 40’+/- columned Charleston porch along rear of house leading to garden. 9,000+/- sf plus 2,000+/- sf basement on a 50 x 100’+/- lot. 38 windows have east, south, and west exposures, including parlor floor Jeffersonian floor-to-ceiling pocket windows and French doors leading to the Federal style columned veranda. 11 fireplaces, 11 bedrooms, 7.5 baths, and a private gated driveway. Two chef’s eat-in kitchens, master suite with bath, boudoir, and walk-in closet, artist’s studio, and library. A historic home located in Brooklyn Heights; a quiet refuge just minutes from Manhattan.