919 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Total # of Rooms: 9
Year Built: 1899
Interior: 2,700 sq. ft. (approx.)
Situated on a prime, tree-lined Bedford-Stuyvesant block, this extraordinary two-family townhouse offers ~2,700 square feet of original splendor with an exquisite custom renovation, state-of-the-art systems and a large private garden. This is not a developer spec house; this charming house is a unique offering by way of its custom design, magnificent light and compelling rent roll previously achieved on both units.
The Owner’s Duplex features three bedrooms and two and half baths with outstanding natural light and fine pre-war details such as dramatically high ceilings, three decorative fireplaces and exposed brick throughout. Enter up the stoop to the grand parlor floor featuring the open plan living and dining room, ideally suited for entertaining. A superb Chef’s kitchen enjoys top-of-the-line appliances, beautiful finishes and plentiful storage. An elegant floor-to-ceiling glass door opens to a lovely terrace and enjoys stairs down to the private garden offering an irresistible indoor-outdoor flow from the parlor floor. Also on this floor is a lovely windowed powder room and washer/dryer. Atop the floating modern staircase, enjoy a large skylight which allows maximum light to stream through the center of the house. The third floor offers a quiet north-facing master bedroom with a windowed spa-like en-suite bath overlooking the garden below. The large, south-facing secondary bedroom features a decorative fireplace and superb light. The third bedroom features a large skylight, and a full bath enjoys a bright skylight and clean, white finishes throughout.
The garden rental apartment offers a similar level of custom finish, which is rare in many Bed-Stuy two-family offerings. This floor enjoys a decorate fireplace, open kitchen, an oversized bedroom that leads to the private garden and one and half baths. This apartment has exclusive access to the finished basement which enjoys unusually high ~8’ ceilings, a laundry room, a powder room, abundant storage and an open flexible space to suit the tenant’s needs. This rental duplex has previously achieved rent rolls of $2,500; the Owner’s Duplex has previously achieved $3,850. Outfitted with state-of-the-art sound, wifi and alarm systems and central air/heat throughout, this turnkey home is steps from fine restaurants and shops of vibrant Bedford-Stuyvesant.