An oversized 2-family townhouse situated on a picturesque tree-lined street in Bedford-Stuyvesant, 471 Lexington Ave blends traditional brownstone charm with modern convenience and design. Features of this gut-renovated home include gorgeous hardwood floors, central heating and cooling, northern and southern exposure, recessed lighting, open plan layouts, exposed brick walls, fireplaces, in-home washes/dryers, private outdoor spaces, a spacious owner’s triplex, and an income-producing rental unit.
The 3-bedroom, 4-bathroom owner’s triplex begins on the parlor level of the house, a floor-through living room, dining room, and kitchen saturated with natural light. The living and dining spaces boast a pair of fireplaces, while the double height kitchen features an enormous wall of windows, access to a north-facing deck, sleek countertops, and a suite of high-end stainless steel appliances. A convenient powder room finishes the parlor level.
A luxurious master suite occupies the entirety of the second level of the house. It possesses a massive walk-in closet and a marble en-suite bathroom with dual vanity sinks, a glass-enclosed walk-in shower, and a separate soaking tub. The remaining two bedrooms sit one level up and have private en-suite bathrooms. One of the bedrooms has access to a large north-facing terrace. A finished cellar and a private rooftop terrace with views of the surrounding neighborhood complete the owner’s triplex.
The garden level rental unit contains 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, access to the backyard, and an open-concept living room, dining room, and kitchen. Each bedroom has a private reach-in closet and a large, north-facing window. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, while the second bedroom has backyard access and is adjacent to a separate full bathroom.
471 Lexington Avenue is less than a block away from Herbert Von King Park and is close to all the restaurants, grocery stores, cafes, and shops that line Tompkins Avenue and Marcus Garvey Blvd. Nearby subway lines include the A and G.