231 Washington Avenue - Clinton Hill, New York
Built 1892 by prestigious Brooklyn architect John G. Glover for brothers John and Henry Von Glahn, 231 Washington Avenue presents the first opportunity in decades to purchase this unique and storied Romanesque Revival townhouse in the heart of Clinton Hill. Situated on the corner of Washington and Willougby Avenues, this legal 4-family is configured as a 3-family home comprising a lower duplex and two upper apartments. At 22.5' wide and approx. 4,300 SF, this townhouse will be delivered vacant and ready to be transformed. This well-maintained house is replete with original detail throughout. The parlor floor features 11' ceilings and enjoys abundant light from oversized, arched windows around its two exposures, as well as tall baseboards and intricate window surrounds, including interior shutters. Below on the garden level find a windowed kitchen, dining room, bedroom and art studio opening to the garden and lush plantings surrounding the property. The upper floors comprise two spacious 2-bedroom + alcove, 1-bath apartments with abundant natural light. 231 Washington Avenue and its neighbor are wrought in stone and roman brick, with a dog-leg stoop and rusticated base. It anchors the corner of this block with a three-sided projecting bay, masked by an imposing arcade around arched windows on the parlor level. The highly articulated facade features band courses, terra-cotta enframements, an intact cornice, and textured elements throughout. Located in the heart of the Clinton Hill Historic District, 231 Washington Avenue sits on one of the neighborhood's most distinguished streets and enjoys close proximity to the Pratt Institute and its sculpture garden, the Myrtle Avenue corridor, Restaurant Row on DeKalb Avenue and all the amenities historic and contemporary that make this among Brooklyn's most sought-after neighborhoods. Fort Greene Park is a short 7 blocks away.Off-street 24/7 deeded luxury valet parking is available for purchase as well.
This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman