211 Greene Avenue - Clinton Hill, New York
Striking glamour and modern living intertwine to inspire the ultimate in refined living. With its stylish color palette, tailored details and subtle touches of whimsy, this home is at the pinnacle of urban townhouse sophistication. Uniquely positioned facing Cambridge Place on one of Clinton Hill's most handsome blocks, this house is filled with abundant sunlight and open views. Meticulously renovated and restored, this magnificent 20-foot wide 2-family brownstone spans approximately 4,300 SQFT over five stories. The parlor level features 12-foot ceilings, custom mahogany windows, new white oak floors, restored original plasterwork, and a working wood-burning fireplace. The renovated kitchen has a Bluestar gas range, Miele oven, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Grohe fixtures, and bookend-matched quartzite surfaces. A terrace opens to the rear garden, planted with a number of flowering trees sourced from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Up the reinforced and leveled Cuban mahogany staircase with a glowing, French-polished bannister, find two generous bedrooms each with walk-in and walk-through closets. Fixtures by Waterworks, Toto, Kohler, and Arne Jacobson grace the terrazzo-floored full bath. The fourth and fifth floors, designed by Chris McVoy of Steven Holl Architects, host an additional two bedrooms, a full en-suite bath, wood-burning fireplace, and laundry facilities, as well as a sun-filled guest suite, complete with a den, bedroom, full bath, laundry, and ample storage. The two bed, 1 bath garden-level apartment was renovated in 2017 with the same discerning eye for contemporary finishes and original detail. The kitchen includes Miele and Dakor appliances and quartzite counters. Laundry, new oak floors, and a private entrance make for a desirable high-end rental. Recent building-wide mechanical upgrades include landmark windows, new plumbing and electrical systems, and a high efficiency hot air furnace. Clinton Hill is one of Brooklyn's most desirable neighborhoods, steeped in history and home to many of Brooklyn's best restaurants; The Finch, Locanda Vini e Olii, Mekelburg's, Speedy Romeo, and Aita are only a couple blocks away. The G and C trains are close by at Clinton-Washington Avenues providing easy transport.
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