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176 MacDonough Street - Bedford - Stuyvesant, New York
176 MacDonough Street is a 3,600 plus square foot Renaissance Revival brownstone which would make anyone proud to call home. The home was originally built a century ago for attorney William Carey and wife Eleanor Clark Carney. The Carneys hired architect John Jose Carroll to custom design this classic brownstone. The handsome house contains three stories plus a garden basement and lower cellar on a 20 x 100 foot lot. The impressive entry includes a dog-leg or L-shape stoop and Nouveau iron and glass entry doors that make for a grand welcoming. Original details both inside and out including parquetry ornament, original light fixtures, plaster walls and ceilings, crown moldings, waist-high wainscoting, pier mirrors and twelve-foot ceilings. This house contains six carved- mahogany and oak mantels surrounded with period tiles. Each floor contains large a bay window that brings in abundant natural light. The front views overlook the Our Lady of Victory Complex and the deep-set gardens and trees of beautiful MacDonough Street. The very quaint south facing backyard garden is ready to be transformed into a private Eden. This home is located on a beautiful and often called Gold Coast Street which is part of the original 1971 Stuyvesant Heights Historic District. The area contains the largest collection of stunning 19th Century townhomes, French Style flats and Civil War era Villas in New York City. The surrounding blocks are row after row of two and three story plus basement exquisitely designed townhouses set upon broad tree lined streets and avenues. Developed between 1870 and 1920, Stuyvesant Heights is an almost exclusively residential neighborhood with small businesses, shops, and fine restaurants serving the community. This home is conveniently located to bus lines. A/C and LIRR train transportation. Community playgrounds, parks as well as other new shops, restaurants are all conveniently located. Note: This house is a Single Room Occupancy but has been occupied and lovingly maintained as a one family dwelling for the past ten years. The property is being sold AS-IS. Bring your preservation architect to improve and unlock the potential of this historic home.
This listing courtesy of Halstead Property Co
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