527 3rd Street is a meticulously executed, thoughtfully designed, modern home, set within an impeccably restored turn of the century exterior. Every inch of this classic Park Slope townhouse has been crafted to create the perfect contemporary Brooklyn residence, designed for the way you actually live. Featured in numerous publications, this home has been recognized as one of the most beautiful in Brooklyn.
Spanning four spacious floors plus finished cellar, this grand brownstone boasts roomy living spaces bathed in sunlight- a rarity in many townhomes- through a two-story modern window wall overlooking the garden, plus a beautiful central skylight filtering light down through each floor. A stately parlor level showcases an imported marble fireplace mantel, original parlor doors and shutters, and grand parlor windows facing south onto extra wide, tree-lined 3rd Street. Overlooking the garden is a sizeable dining area opening into the adjacent fully custom kitchen. You will find ample use of dark marble, white stone, and lacquer and walnut cabinetry, set alongside concealed top of the line appliances, creating a lively interplay between modern and organic. Rock-solid, high-quality construction blends with beautiful interior design, featuring custom, hand-painted wallpaper throughout.
The garden level features a colorful family room with custom built-ins, opening to the rear yard with plenty of space for gracious outdoor entertaining. A full guest suite is situated at the front of the garden floor a steam room in this bathroom is an amazing guest amenity and perfect after using the gym. A finished cellar with slate floors and high ceilings provides that perfectly appointed gym set among stone walls and arched doorways with custom walnut doors. Also find a wine cellar second to none, custom designed with 300 bottle storage and vented climate control.
On the second floor of the home, you will arrive at the lavish primary suite. This serene retreat is anchored by custom arched windows framing trees on the street below and a linear gas fireplace. A tranquil walk-through bathroom is finished with hand-picked stone slabs, with a double vanity and walk-in shower centered around the deep soaking tub which has a massive skylight – relax and gaze at the stars above. Just beyond, overlooking the garden, is a smartly designed walk-in closet and home office. A peaceful terrace in the trees sits just outside the closet overlooking townhouse gardens – a perfect spot for the first cup of coffee or a last glass of wine. This area can be closed off by pocket doors, accommodating two different dressing schedules and the ultimate level of privacy – indoors or out.
The top floor of the home houses two more bedrooms with large closets adjacent to two more full bathrooms. An additional living space here is ideal for use as a playroom or study or an additional one or two bedrooms. In all, there are currently four bedrooms, four full bathrooms plus convenient parlor level powder room in this expansive and beautifully executed home. With all the comforts you would expect from a truly high-end home including radiant heat in all bathrooms, central air, home automation system, perfectly plumb floors and a breathtaking custom stair. Finishes include Siberian oak floors and Bisazza tiles in the bathrooms.
Located mere steps from Prospect Park, this truly immaculate brownstone is surrounded by the best of Brooklyn including dozens of restaurants, nightlife venues and shopping destinations. The F/G, 2/3, 4 and R trains provide fast and easy access to the rest of the city.
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