Nestled just steps from Prospect Park on one of Park Slope's premier landmarked park blocks, this handsome two-family limestone has been lovingly maintained by the same family for decades and can easily be converted into a single-family home.
Period details ensconce each of the three levels of this inviting home. Climb up the stoop and enter the foyer of the gracious parlor level. Pocket doors open into the sun-filled living room with three tall south-facing bay windows that boast stained glass transom and a gorgeous pier mirror, serving as the centerpiece of the room. The living room flows into an inviting drawing room, which is the perfect space to use for reading, lingering conversations, cocktail hour, games, and afternoon naps. In the rear are the two bedrooms that peacefully overlook the verdant garden below along with a full updated bath. The master is enhanced by a decorative fireplace. Throughout this level are inlaid parquet and strip hardwood floors, generous ceiling height, picture moldings, built-ins, and original woodwork.
The garden level can be accessed by either of two staircases or privately from outside. Pocket doors lead to an elegant formal dining room with space for both intimate and large gatherings. Details include wainscoting, parquet flooring, a decorative fireplace, and a built-in curio. The kitchen, in the rear section of this level, offers a functional layout and plentiful cabinet and counter space, including a breakfast counter, awaits your creative vision to transform it into a chef's delight. Allowing for seamless indoor and outdoor living and entertaining, the professionally-tended garden, featuring a deck and a circular patio, is accessible through the kitchen. The laundry room and half bath are conveniently located next to the kitchen.
A stained-glass skylight welcomes you as you reach the top level of the house via the carved wooden staircase. Enveloped in natural sunlight, the airy and chic upper floor is currently configured as a two-bedroom rental unit (vacant), consisting of a bay-windowed living room with a decorative fireplace and mantelpiece and windows that overlook leafy 8th Street, an adjoining bedroom that is ideal for a nursery, a separate sitting room or study, a king-size master bedroom with three bay windows with garden views, a windowed eat-in kitchen with quartz countertops and a dishwasher, and a full bath with a linen closet. There is ample closet space throughout the unit along with high ceilings, moldings, and refinished hardwood flooring.