- New Developments
17 Prospect Park West - Park Slope, New York
The epitome of Gilded Age Elegance. This outstanding home is not only one of the most exquisite mansions in all of Brooklyn it is also fully modernized and utterly livable. Every detail attended to with the utmost care, charm and excellence. Amazing original detail abounds in supreme condition throughout. Built in 1899 by architect Montrose W. Morris, producer of Brooklyn's finest homes, this beautiful mansion is an unrivaled show piece. The Parlor floor is graced with a grand corner living room with direct views of Prospect Park surrounded with 9'5" arched windows and mahogany Corinthian columns supporting intricately carved capitols. Onyx faced fireplace with original mantel carved in an acorn motif. Giant pocket doors set off by matching recessed coves open to an opulent formal dining room with a nearly 12 foot coffered ceiling, massive original sideboard with leaded glass panels and working gas fireplace with baronial mantle. Fully refurbished butler's pantry enriched with mosaic tiled flooring, copper counter and sink, opalescent subway tiled backsplash, ample custom cabinetry with hidden fridge and warming drawer plus original manual dumbwaiter to the kitchen. The garden level hosts an enormous professional grade kitchen with immense marble center island, a La Cornue 4 burner stove with center French plaque and a Pro48 Subzero refrigerator. Add ample cabinetry, outstanding custom fixtures by Brooklyn designer Lindsey Adelman and oversized pantry with additional refrigeration and coffee bar. Original stain-glasses windows, herringbone floors of antique reclaimed oak and a customized 600 bottle wine cellar complete this floor. The second floor includes a sumptuous corner master suite with bird's eye maple detailing and working gas fireplace with original carved mantle. Every woman's dream of a dressing room all in bird's eye maple with ample closet space and built-ins, all original details in exceptional condition. Master bath with an incredible fish and trident stained glass window, massive rain shower and radiant heat flooring. Magnificent sitting room with turn of the cenury herringbone floors, 10' coved ceiling with decorative relief, working gas fireplace and direct views of Prospect Park over a lovely balcony. The third floor is comprised of two massive bedrooms, the first a corner room with decorative fireplace, the second a huge room with floor-to-ceiling windows with direct views of Prospect Park through an amazing portico. Ultra charming bathroom with remarkable tub designed by Spanish artist Jamie Hayon, marble topped double sinks and fairly land fantasy mirror. Bright and airy library with room length banquette and wall of casement windows showcasing side views of Prospect Park. The top floor consists of a charming guest bedroom, 2nd guest bedroom or children's play room with oversized walk-in closet. Fully fitted office with acclimatized A/V storage rooms, wet bar and built in organizing wall. Delightful guest bath with views of Manhattan's Freedom Tower. This splendid home has immaculate mechanicals including a new roof with re-built chimneys, central A/C, fully integrated Savant home automation system, security system, acclimatized A/V storage rooms, central vacuum system, humidification system, new hot-water heating system with high efficiency boiler and sound system throughout. It simply doesn't get better than this.
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