Magnificent Park Slope Brownstone
559 1st Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Total # of Rooms: 10
Interior: 5,000 sq. ft. (approx.)
This magnificently maintained and preserved turn of the century Park Slope Brownstone is situated six houses from the park. This four story 23.5’ wide home is graciously proportioned (legal two-family), filled with its rich and distinctive original architectural details, which have only flourished through time. Upon entering the parlor level, it’s entry hall with stained and leaded glass details, straight and true mahogany staircase, a sitting room with 11’7” ceilings, sweeping unblemished plaster walls and ceilings, separated only by pristine ornamental plaster molding. The bowed front windows, elegant parquet and inlaid veneer flooring, mahogany woodwork, full height effortlessly gliding pocket doors between both entry hall and formal dining room with a fireplace and original built-in mahogany & glass cabinetry. An updated service pantry located off the dining room, with oven, under counter refrigerator and wine coolers is perfect for entertaining.
The master floor features its original Birdseye Maple woodwork, 10’9” ceilings, impeccable plaster ceilings and molding, original fireplace, alcove for bed, bowed windows, dressing areas with sinks, and a stained glass master bath. The second bedroom on this floor overlooks the garden. The top floor features two equally sized bedrooms with dressing area in-between, a full bath, fireplace, oak woodwork as well as an additional small bedroom. The garden floor has 8’7” ceilings a large sitting room with a fireplace, the chef’s kitchen that includes 6 burner w/ grill Viking range, Viking exhaust hood, SubZero refrigerator and Bosch D/W. Directly off the kitchen is a secluded rear garden, yard and an addition that is directly of the kitchen. This floor has its own private front entry. The cellar features brick arches and ample storage throughout. Central A/C, gas heat washer/ dryer round out this beautiful home. Condo parking space is available for purchase.
Enjoy the definition of Park Slope living with tree-lined streets, local restaurants, cafes and shopping. Close to the Brooklyn Museum, Library, Grand Army Plaza, local transportation and of course the fabulous Prospect Park.