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Artfully renovated with a designer's eye and modern sensibilities, 122 Congress sits on a tree-lined block in Cobble Hill. Built in the Italianate style of the 1850s with a red brick fa ade, this very special 25' wide townhouse is surrounded by greenery; with 6 irrigated outdoor spaces and climbing rose trellises, you are transported to a fairy-tale space.
Throughout the 5 bed/5 bath single family home is 5' oak hardwood flooring. The parlor floor has a lovely breakfast ipe deck with climbing hydrangeas overlooking the magical oasis of a garden. The oversized, Calacutta gold-marble island separates the custom-designed, open space kitchen from the family/dining room; the chef's kitchen is fully equipped with 2 Miele dishwashers, Ernestomeda Italian cabinetry, Sub Zero fridge and wine cooler, farmhouse sink, and Wolf range.
The entertaining space expands to the second floor with a salon-style living room and wet bar. The custom bar beautifully marries the modern, Nero Dorado marble counters and perforated brass cabinetry with antique mirror and fridge. Replete with a gas marble fireplace and separate lounging room that could be used as a guest bedroom this wonderful floor has a multitude of functions.
Further up the stairs are 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Bathrooms all have Carrara marble and handmade subway tile walls, soaking tubs, Calacutta marble mosaic flooring and marble countertops.
The awe-inspiring top floor is a world unto itself. This enviable primary suite is flooded with light and nature with north and south facing teak terraces with climbing rose trellises, a developed rooftop garden featuring lavender and seagrass, and sweeping 360 degree views. A walk-in closet and en-suite bath with soaking tub, radiant heat marble floors and terrace garden views complete this bedroom you will never want to leave.
Garden level has an oversized laundry room, media room and full bath. The media room is lined with custom bookcases and copper flecked cork wallpaper for sound. Cellar is finished and currently a recreation room.
This captivating home is perfectly located in Cobble Hill near subways and within blocks of a multitude of cafes and restaurants--La Vara, Saint Julivert, Colonie and Poppy's to name a few--playgrounds, shops, the waterfront and Brooklyn Bridge Park.