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32 1st Place

Brooklyn NY, 11231

$6,800,000


$1,119.34 per sqft

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6 Beds

5 Baths

6,075 sqft

Residential

Built in 1900

Located in one of Brooklyn's most desirable historic neighborhoods, this 6,075 square foot immaculate Italianate style brownstone was fully rebuilt to a standard of luxury and convenience seldom seen. A private elevator whisks you between all floors, comprising 6 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, and numerous well-proportioned and luxurious living and dining spaces. A rooftop lounge, and landscaped rear and front gardens, contain another 2,000 square feet of private outdoor living space.

What is unique about this historic location? Positioned mid-block on one of only three "Place Blocks" in Carroll Gardens, 32 1st Place has an extra deep front garden, defined with an original wrought iron fence and gate, that provides for an abundance of natural light and air, including wonderful sight lines, along this beautiful verdant tree-lined street. Enter the home either through the classic Brooklyn brownstone stoop, a formal and refined parlor level entrance, atop an elegant half-flight of stairs or under the stoop through a convenient, informal and private garden level entrance into the custom designed mudroom area.

The open and wonderfully airy garden level of the home features a spectacular array of spaces designed for family living. Custom closets and thoughtful storage abound; in the front bedroom/study, the casual dining area and workspace, the wet bar and the stunning open kitchen and pantry. Double-height windows look out onto the rear landscaped garden, and sky, and open up above to the parlor level and a 24' high ceiling. Premium Wolf, Bosch and Sub-Zero appliances, Calacatta Gold marble countertops and backsplash, complement the black American walnut custom cabinetry with unpolished brass handles. Enter from here into the garden, with a pergola shading the outdoor dining area and wonderful landscaping featuring special nighttime scent flowerings, magnolia, persimmon, apple and horse chestnut trees, a vegetable garden and open grassed area.

Beneath the garden level is the finished cellar with a large recreation room fitted out with numerous custom closets, an additional laundry area, a kitchenette with wine fridge and several storage rooms.

As you move up through the house to the parlor floor you are treated to a stylish and elegant front parlor room with floor to ceiling windows bracketing an original pier mirror and an original restored working fireplace with a marble surround, leading into a wet bar and large formal dining room with an original and custom built Lindsey Adelman light fixture. Open to the living area below and leading to a full buffet with storage underneath and warming draws, this dramatic loft like space is full of natural light and leads to an exterior landing and stairs down to the manicured garden.

The 3rd floor features the front guest bedroom with a private and generously sized full bathroom, a lovely windowed seating area facing 1st Place and two rear bedrooms with a large family bathroom and another full laundry room.

The master floor occupies the 4th floor of the home. A restful and spacious dressing room with a gas marble fireplace and a wall of Italian custom cabinetry overlooks the rear garden and leads into the sky-lit master bathroom. A free-standing claw tub, open shower, double sink vanity, separate WC room and more custom dressing closets lead into the front garden facing master bedroom. A separate home study completes this floor.

On the top floor of the house is the best kept surprise of a large media lounge with comfortable built-in seating that converts into two twin beds and one full bed. A gorgeous large tiled steam room, separate powder room and a wet bar with custom cabinets, sink and wine fridge, make the rooftop terrace with wood burning fireplace and extensive views of Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty and beyond, a wonderful oasis.

The iconic property has been completely rebuilt from top to bottom with all new plumbing, electric, state of the art heating and cooling systems, built-in sound system, central vacuum, custom lighting and all custom cabinetry. Too many features to mention, reflect the quality of the design and rehabilitation, making this a one of a kind single-family townhouse in a historic and much sought after Brooklyn neighborhood, walking distance to all the amenities that Carroll Gardens and Brooklyn are known for.

This is a "must see" home. Our beautiful listing photos and video tell an important part of the story, but they should not be solely relied on to make an informed assessment of this unique property. The bespoke level of quality and care that went into making this classic, and timeless, Brooklyn brownstone a real home should be experienced in person.

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PRCH-2966593

MLS ID

November 22, 2021

Listed

July 13, 2024

Updated

Map

32 1st Place
Brooklyn NY, 11231

Interior Features

Total Stories

3


Bedrooms

6


Total Bathrooms

5


Full Bathrooms

4


Half Bathrooms

1


Interior Features

Den, Separate/Formal Dining Room, Entrance Foyer


Appliances

Dryer, Washer Dryer Allowed, Washer


Fireplace

Yes


Fireplace Description

Wood Burning


Cooling

Yes


Cooling Description

Central Air


Heating

No

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size

2,000 Acres


Exterior Features

Building Garden, Building Roof Deck, Garden

Other Property Details

Garage

No


View

Yes


View Description

City


County

Kings


Pool

No

Listed by Donald Brennan with Engel & Volkers Brownstone Brooklyn
Listing Contact: (917) 568-6525 

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