A gut-renovated and restored two-family townhouse boasting a gated parking spot and a garden level rental unit, 153 Herkimer is a seamless blend of contemporary convenience and classic Brooklyn charm. Features of this 3,600 square feet house include a picturesque Victorian-style façade, a finished cellar, walnut hardwood flooring, central heating and cooling, a private backyard with a deck, bluestone pavers, and grass, and a stunning, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 1 half bath owner’s triplex.
The lower level of the triplex sits on the parlor floor of the house and features a gorgeous formal living space, an eat-in kitchen, and a powder room. The living room has a bay window, a decorative fireplace with the original marble mantel, and original pocket doors that lead into the kitchen. The kitchen has access to a patio and the backyard and is equipped with sleek double height countertops, a wine cooler, a farmhouse sink, and a suite of high-end stainless steel Viking appliances.
The master suite occupies most of the second floor and possesses a wood-burning fireplace, a bay window, a massive dressing and closet space, and a sublime en-suite bathroom with Carrara marble, double vanity sinks, a two-person walk-in rain shower, and a free-standing soaking tub. Next to the master is a hallway with built-in shelving and an office or study that can be used as an additional bedroom. The third floor contains the remaining 3 bedrooms, 2 sky lit full bathrooms, and a washer and dryer. Each bedroom has private closet space, and one has a decorative fireplace with original details.
The garden-level unit has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a washer/dryer, backyard access, and an open-concept living room and kitchen. Each bedroom has private closet space and looks out into the backyard.
153 Herkimer is situated on one of the prettiest streets in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The building is just steps from restaurants, cafes, gyms, bars, and shops, and is close to the Brooklyn Children’s Museum and Bedford-Stuyvesant Museum of African Art. The Air Conditioning subway lines and the LIRR are just around the corner.
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