185 St James Pl - Clinton Hill, New York
This stunning 2-family home at 185 St. James Place is located on a picturesque block set within the Clinton Hill Historic District and one and a half blocks from the Clinton-Washington Avenues Subway (A-C) and Fulton Street restaurants and retail shops. The home is in excellent condition, resplendent with many of its pre-war details and all original brick facade, cast iron railed brownstone stoop, and roofline cornice. Built in 1899 in the Federal Style, this charming home with many Italianate details, is in move-in condition and offers an owner's triplex and garden level rental unit with rarely available sun-filled east and west exposures. Double French doors lead into the elegant parlor floor with its many architectural details featuring crown molding, marble mantle fireplaces, parquet floors, high ceilings and a beautifully maintained oak and carpeted staircase to the upper floors. The parlor floor has a gracious living room, powder room with marble sink, and gallery, which flows into the dining area and open kitchen with stainless chef's grade Viking appliances and custom cabinetry with marble counter tops. The rear door from the kitchen and dining area lead directly outside to a peaceful and private terrace for alfresco dining, overlooking the lush landscaped garden. The owner's unit on the upper 2 floors includes 3 bedrooms, a sitting room, and 2 additional bathrooms. The master bedroom and sitting room on the second floor include marble mantled fireplaces and partial marble bathroom with spa tub. The 2 bedrooms on the third floor share a wood wainscoted and slate bathroom with original claw foot tub and sink.The 2,684 square foot legal 2-family home is 16.7-feet wide and built 40-feet with a garden level decked extension leading down to the tranquil landscaped large garden made private by a beautifully crafted bamboo fence. This is the perfect opportunity to own this magnificent property as a single-family or retain it as a 2-family with supporting rental income. The house will be delivered vacant.
This listing courtesy of Corcoran Group