$12,250,000
Updated 8 days ago
Off Market
Park Slope, Brooklyn | President Street & Carroll Street
18 Rooms7 Beds3.5 Baths6,232 Square FeetSingle Family

$12,250,000
floors / apts4 / 1
Lot Size25'x100'
Built Size25'x58'
ZoneR8X
Building TypeTownhouse
RE Taxes$23,526
Price Per SF
$1,966

Listing Features

  • Original Details
  • Restored Details
  • Central AC
  • Central Heat

Outdoor space and views

  • Backyard
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Garden Views
  • One WTC
  • Park Views

Building Amenities

  • Voice Intercom
  • Alarm System
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Parking
  • Wine Cellar

Property Description

This limestone mansion perched on Prospect Park is certainly among New York City's most spectacular homes. Replete with turn-of-the-century detail yet finished with the most modern amenities, perfectly integrated to create a seamless and breathtaking masterpiece which is both boundlessly elegant and so easy to live in. Built in 1899, and designed by renowned architect Montrose W. Morris, this mansion sits on the corner of Prospect Park West and Carroll Street. Featuring utterly glorious original detail throughout including stained glass windows, mahogany columns, herringbone floors and delicately carved mantels and five working gas fireplaces, to name but a few. Sun floods into the home from three sides, including the largest with south facing exposure. 25' wide with stately proportions throughout, words do not do justice to the beauty of the detail and scale of this home.

The glorious parlor floor greets with soaring coffered ceilings and intricate carved wood details, a corner living room overlooking Prospect Park with a working gas fireplace and onyx mantel, a stunning formal dining room with fireplace, a built-in china cabinet and corner vitrine, plus a gorgeous butler's pantry with hammered copper countertops, storage, sink, and dishwasher.

On the home's garden level is the one of the most beautiful and functional kitchens you'll see. It features handcrafted cabinetry, a massive center marble island beneath a Lindsey Adelman chandelier, top of the line appliances including glass fronted Subzero fridge, 48" La Cornue range, two dishwashers, and a convenient tucked away pantry. Find a cozy sitting area centered around the fireplace, looking out into the home's gated garden. And while it's hard to know what is most stunning in this home, one possibility is the 600-bottle wine cellar sublimely tucked under the home's stoop, both a visual and functional gem.

The top three floors of the home present one massive bedroom after another. The master bedroom has soundproof windows and faces onto the green canopy of Prospect Park. A dressing room of birds eye maple with stained glass and marble counter sits in the middle of this floor and transports you back in time. The second bedroom on this floor is equally gracious as the first and like the master, also has a working gas fireplace. The bathroom is chic and lush with a massive glass shower stall.

The children's floor above, has two enormous bedrooms and a magical sunny library with original casement windows and cushioned bench that begs you to curl up with a book or a loved one. The front bedroom has a stone planting balcony facing Prospect Park. The bathroom is whimsical and utterly lovely. With double sinks and a massive tub that is nothing short of a piece of art, a lovely spot for evening bath time.

The top floor of the house has three additional rooms, one beautifully built with a hidden kitchenette that folds away, but is equally beautiful on display as well as acclimatized A/V storage rooms. The central room is the perfect cozy media room, which has an enormous storage closet, and the last, the ideal guest room adjacent to a classically finished bath with claw-foot tub. Full sized vented laundry is located on both the garden and top floors. A dumbwaiter travels from garden to 4th floor for ease of living. Plus all of the modern conveniences expected in a home of this caliber - central air conditioning and humidification system, Savant home automation including integrated sound system throughout, security system, central vacuum, and impeccable mechanical systems.

Pure perfection in Park Slope.

Listing History

Now
01/15/2022
Expired by Lindsay Barton Barrett
Douglas Elliman
2022

Building Details

OwnershipSingle Family
Building TypeTownhouse
Service LevelVoice Intercom
AgePre-War
AccessWalk-up
Year Built1899
Floors/Apts4/1
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Transit and Citi Bike

Subway

Grand Army Plaza
0.27 miles
Eastern Pkwy-Brooklyn Museum
0.37 miles
7 Av
0.4 miles

Citi Bike

Grand Army Plaza & Plaza St West
0.12 miles
Plaza St East & Flatbush Ave
0.17 miles
Garfield Pl & 8 Ave
0.18 miles

Contact Agent

Contact Agent

Lindsay Barton Barrett
Douglas Elliman
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Park Slope | Brooklyn

Quick Profile

Boasting beautiful tree-lined streets, brownstones and a range of activities for all age groups, Park Slope is consistently ranked as one of New York’s most desirable neighborhoods. Filled with lush parks and greenery, the neighborhood is also known for its rare combination of excellent public schools, award-winning restaurants, nightlife, small independently owned businesses and community gardens.

Situated at the western slope of Prospect Park, the neighborhood is divided into different sections: North Slope, Center Slope and South Slope. Depending on who you ask, of course, the definitions of where these borders end and begin may vary (is the divide between North and Center deemed Union Street, Garfield Place, 1st Street or 3rd Street? The one between Center and South 6th Street, 9th Street, 11th Street or 15th Street?). 

Regardless of what part of the Slope you find yourself on, there’s no shortage of architectural beauty. From row houses to brownstones to mansions, the idyllic setting of the neighborhood is further enhanced by its Romanesque and Renaissance Revival styles. Case in point of this is also two of the area’s most well-known churches, Park Slope United Methodist Church and Saint Augustine Roman Catholic Church. 

Revered for its family-friendly appeal, Park Slope is often regarded as one of the best places to raise a family in New York City. That said, it doesn’t mean that parents don’t know how to have a good time... a slew of bars constantly opening in the neighborhood ranging from the high-end cocktail saloon to the dive (well, by Park Slope standards, anyway). 

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