Updated 7 months ago

421 East 2nd Street

Kensington, Brooklyn | Beverley Road & Ave C

9 Rooms3 Beds2.5 Baths1,546 Square FeetSingle Family

floors / apts3 / 1
Lot Size25'x100'
Built Size17'x42'
Building TypeHouse
RE Taxes$6,072
Price Per SF

This property was sold for $1,615,000 on 12/28/23.

Outdoor space and views

  • Backyard [38'x25']
  • Frontyard
  • Garden
  • Porch [5'x15']

Building Amenities

  • Driveway

Property Description for 421 East 2nd Street

Isn't she lovely? This semi-attached one family piece of heaven is situated on a bucolic Kensington block. With 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a private driveway with a garage and a beautiful backyard too, this is a home to cherish! It's all in the details... Walk through the front yard up the front steps to the porch, imagine having your morning coffee here. Enter into a spacious sunroom; easily a perfect reading room or an office. The large, detailed sunny living room awaits you through a french door. You'll find gorgeous, fully intact stained glass panels here and in the dining room, along with cove ceilings The formal dining room is extraordinary. With coffered ceilings, bay windows with shutters, built-in original cabinets fronted with stained glass you'll love dining here. The updated windowed eat-in-kitchen is spacious, with windows over the sink, looking out into the backyard. It was updated to include plentiful new quartz counters, white cabinetry and fixtures, a new stainless steel fridge and a wine cooler. A spacious half bath with pretty blue tiles completes this floor. The second floor has a huge primary bedroom with two exposures - one a virtual wall of windows, letting in abundant sunshine. There is plenty of room for all your creature comforts here. The other two bedrooms are quite spacious and could each accommodate a queen size bed if needed, and have large closets, with original antique mirrored doors. One has a double exposure. The bathroom was beautifully redone in the period of the home. It has a marble tiled floor, subway tiles, a rain shower head and a gorgeous stained glass window that was custom made for the space. There is easy access to the backyard from the kitchen. The backyard is large and has plenty of room for relaxation and entertaining. The one car garage is spacious and in excellent shape. The driveway alone can hold 4 cars... The basement has a huge finished recreation room, along with an updated half bath with a separate shower. There is a separate utility room with laundry and mechanicals. This home has updated electric, a 9 year old roof, a new boiler and solar panels that are leased for $59/month - average electric bills are approx $22/month currently - a huge savings. Details throughout the house include original parquet floors, picture frame moldings, cove ceilings, original stained glass panels that are fully intact and impeccably preserved, coffered ceilings with some original lighting elements and original closet doors with their antique mirrors. Superbly located on a lovely tree lined street, steps from shopping and all the retail amenities available on Church Ave and Beverley Road. It’s around the corner from F/G train lines and from multiple bus lines. Greenwood Cemetery and Prospect Park are a short distance away, and multiple playgrounds are nearby. This is a great place to call home. Showings start at the open house Sunday, 9/10.

Listing History for 421 East 2nd Street

Sold and Closed by Carolyn Cedar
Contract Signed by Carolyn Cedar

Building Details for 421 East 2nd Street

OwnershipSingle Family
Building TypeHouse
Year Built1930
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OLR ID: 92394TH