Designed by one of the borough's finest 19th century architects, George P. Chappell, 5 Arlington Place is a grand and stately four story, two-unit, Renaissance Revival style brownstone built in 1887. This home was recently restored from top to bottom maximizing every modern convenience, satisfying even the most discerning buyer, while preserving its extensive original interior and exterior details as well as beautifully restored period stained glass on multiple floors.
Fully renovated with integrity and style, 5 Arlington is a rare turnkey Brooklyn dream home without any compromises. Upon entering the dramatic and wide parlor floor, stunning central staircase and unique center hall immediately leave you in awe of the homes perfectly restored original details.
Arlington Place, located in the famed Bedford Historic District, is one of the prettiest and smallest of the tree-lined "place" blocks of Bedford Stuyvesant. Recently converted to a one-way street, thru traffic is almost non-existent. The bespoke block is a moment away from the Nostrand stop off A & C trains, which brings you to Lower Manhattan in under 15 minutes. Clinton Hill, Crown Heights, and Prospect Heights are all close by, along with cafes, restaurants and shopping on Bedford and Franklin Avenues & Brooklyn beyond.
First Level: Front parlor and elegant living room centered on a beautiful gas fireplace, with room for entertaining and relaxing. The back parlor houses the impeccably well-designed chef's kitchen with extensive custom cabinetry and multiple seating areas all built around a six burner Wolf range and huge kitchen island. Flanked by a custom glass door, the kitchen leads out to a private back terrace and landscaped garden, seamlessly merging indoor and outdoor.
Second Level: This floor features incredible 11' ceilings and houses three additional bedrooms, picturesque exposed original beams, two full baths, and a laundry room.
Third Level: Actually the fourth floor of the building, this is where you will find a newly built staircase which leads to the exceptionally special landscaped roof deck with plumbing, lighting, and speakers. - It's the perfect place to kick back or throw a party!
Ground Floor rental unit:
With separate access and private entrance accessed from the street, this unit has been redesigned to maximize rental income and renovated to the same high level of finish as the upper floors. The central kitchen has beautiful cabinetry, full sized appliances and tons of counter space. The living room and bedroom are huge and full width, with plenty of storage throughout. A coveted washer and dryer round out the amenities to appeal to a broad market of tenants or use by the owner and their guests. A small rear extension houses the marble bathroom, and a glass door lead to a small private patio garden.
Full-sized & finished basement level: 7.5' ceilings and accessible to both units (the upper triplex has the option to keep the basement private or share it with the garden apartment). There is space for all the mechanicals, a wine storage room, a screening room, or any multitude of uses.
Listing Price: $3,500,000
Date Listed: 10/27/17
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village, New York, NY
Outdoor space: garden and rooftop
Listing Agent: Nadine Adamson and Kelsey Hall