Located on the highly coveted border of Bed-Stuy and Clinton Hill, lovely 206 Quincy Street represents the charm of old Brooklyn. All four floors of this beautiful townhouse are dripping with original details including ornate ceiling medallions, 5 mantels, and exposed brick. This home is a legal 2 family and is currently set up as spacious double duplex residences. However, turning this beauty into a gracious single family home will be just as satisfying. The lower duplex features 4 bedrooms, a recently updated eat-in kitchen, and 2 large bathrooms. There's a cute laundry nook nicely tucked away across from the kitchen. There's hardwood flooring on both levels. The lush backyard is accessible from the ground floor and theres also a deck accessible from the parlor floor that leads down to the backyard.
The upper duplex is comprised of 4 bedrooms, and 2 large bathrooms. There's tons of large north and south facing windows that let in an abundance of natural light throughout. Bamboo pergo flooring is carried throughout the upper duplex residence.
One couldn't hope for a better location! 206 Quincy Street is conveniently located to the Bedford-Nostrand G and Nostrand Avenue LIRR and A/C/S subway. There's plenty of neighborhood cafes, restaurants, and fresh markets nearby but familiar hotspots include Black Swan, Barons, Corner Grind, Pilar, Playground Coffee Shop and Do or Dive Bar . The Bedford Avenue YMCA is just 2 blocks away.
Tucked behind the Brooklyn Navy Yard in central Brooklyn is the quiet residential neighborhood of Clinton Hill. Once a strictly working-class neighborhood, Clinton Hill has become known for its elegant brownstones and stately mansions that were built as Manhattanites crossed the East River in the 1920s in search of the supposed health benefits that came from living “on the hill,” which has an elevation of 95 feet. Now you will also find newer luxury apartment and condo buildings interspersed throughout the neighborhood.
The Pratt Institute and St. Joseph College give the area a certain energy that comes from having a college in your town, while it’s leafy streets, some with their original cobblestones, and slower pace attract young families. Millennials and professionals are flocking to Clinton Hill in search of a reasonably priced neighborhood that offers both nightlife and an easy commute to Manhattan. Clinton Hill is a beautiful neighborhood with a suburban feel and firm roots in its past that also offers plenty of urban amenities.
New businesses are showing up in Clinton Hill on a regular basis, adding to the current proliferation of coffee shops, restaurants, and bars. As the population changes, new entertainment and nightlife venues are migrating to the area to meet the demand. Barclays Center is within easy walking distance, offering exciting sporting events and concerts.