Property Description for 179 Crown Street
Introducing 179 Crown Street, a historic three-bedroom, three-bathroom home meticulously reimagined for an elevated modern lifestyle with exceptional design and convenience, including a large backyard and private two-car parking. This Crown Heights showplace is perfect for lively entertaining and busy daily life just minutes from Prospect Park thanks to a spacious indoor-outdoor layout, gourmet kitchen, serene primary suite, and an English basement level with a rec room and home office.
Inside the 2,400-square-foot residence, ceilings trimmed with crown molding and designer lighting soar over refinished hardwood floors and new Andersen windows with custom remote-controlled shades. A gracious foyer invites you into a breathtaking living room wrapped in custom built-ins, extra-tall windows and an exquisite fireplace. Ahead, the formal dining room welcomes your next dinner party with coffered ceilings, a dramatic branched chandelier and a window seat. The newly opened and expanded kitchen wows with custom cabinetry and expansive counter space topped with chic black granite. Cooking and cleaning are a joy with a fleet of state-of-the-art stainless steel appliances, including a vented Bertazzoni five-burner gas range, Liebherr refrigerator, Fischer & Paykel dishwasher drawers, and a Bertazzoni microwave drawer.
Private quarters are tucked upstairs for optimal peace and privacy. Discover a tranquil owner's suite with an enviable walk-in closet/dressing room and a new en suite bathroom featuring a frameless glass shower, Duravit commode, Hansgrohe fixtures and marble tile. Two spacious and bright secondary bedrooms share a magazine-worthy hall bathroom where floor-to-ceiling marble penny tile and stylish brass hardware surround a shower, Duravit commode and a floating double vanity featuring Delta fixtures. Stretch out and relax in the English basement, where the rec room is perfect as a playroom, media lounge or family room. Here, the large home office is the ideal work-from-home destination, while a bonus room would be perfect as a homework or music room. A full bathroom with a soaking tub, a laundry room with an LG washer-dryer, and multiple closets add excellent convenience.
Lovely outdoor spaces front and back make al fresco entertaining and lounging irresistible. Off the kitchen, a large Ipe wood deck with steel railings overlooks paver and gravel seating areas flanked by planters. Ahead, your wide driveway with remote entry provides parking for two vehicles. In front, relax under a remote-controlled retractable awning while taking in the mesmerizing streetscape. A handsome brick facade and restored terraced gardens add dazzling curb appeal. Extensive upgrades, including electronic key entry, Wi-Fi lighting, three-zone HVAC, a tankless water heater and new roof coating, complete this truly special Crown Heights haven.
Built around 1915, 179 Crown Street sits among a development of houses touted for their revolutionary conveniences for the period, including convenient attached garages, "easy housekeeping" layouts and fine architectural details. Today, residents enjoy a delightful way of life that seems unlike any other in the city. Annual Block Association dues of $75 cover maintenance of the rear alley driveway gates.
Located on a gorgeous tree-lined street in vibrant Crown Heights, this home is just two blocks from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Library and Museum, plus Prospect Park's spectacular recreation, events and greenmarkets. Outstanding shopping, dining and nightlife are within easy reach, and transportation is a breeze with 2/3, 4/5 and Brooklyn Shuttle subway lines, excellent bus service and CitiBikes all nearby.