676 East 18th St - Flatbush, New York
Thoughtfully Renovated Home with Period Details in a Historic DistrictA high level of skill and creativity is seen throughout this recently renovated 6 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home. New maple floors, custom walnut cabinets and limestone counter tops are just a few of the newer details that add a modern touch to its classic charm. The period details of this home have been lovingly restored and include pocket doors, beamed and coffered ceilings, and stained glass windows.The well laid-out first floor has a new, light-filled kitchen that opens to the living room and foyer and provides easy access to the backyard- perfect for warm-weather entertaining. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, counter to ceiling tile, and an accent wall made from the repurposed wood of the original staircase. The dining room has a gas fireplace, three large windows and pocket doors on two sides for cozy entertaining. Two stained glass windows add accents of charm and color in the open foyer as well as the living room and other parts of the home.A solid wood staircase leads to the second floor which has three bedrooms and a full bath, and an additional dressing area with sink in the master bedroom. The bathroom can be accessed from both the master bedroom as well as the hallway. A custom made headboard and cabinets add additional charm to the master bedroom which overlooks the backyard. The two additional bedrooms have double exposures and are tastefully renovated.The third floor has three bedrooms and one full bath. Major upgrades in this house include plumbing, electric, new roof and gutters and exterior paint. The windows on the first two floors are new and have custom made Hunter Douglas shades.Outside, a private driveway leads to the side yard which has a large peach tree and surrounding rose bushes. There is also a large wraparound porch and the extra wide backyard is equipped with a new gardening shed.The house is situated in a beautiful Historic District and conveniently located 2.5 blocks to the Newkirk Plaza B and Q trains, and a short distance from Cortelyou Roads shops, cafs and restaurants.
This listing courtesy of Brooklyn Hearth Realty