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92 Bergen Street - Boerum Hill, New York
92 Bergen Street is one of the most thoughtfully renovated and impeccably designed single family homes currently available in Brooklyn. The vision of Light House Design, this 1870s Greek Revival townhouse has undergone a meticulous transformation which preserved the elegant and historic exterior, while crafting a home that is warm, modern, and eminently livable. With approximately 5300 square feet of living space, this home offers an extraordinary sense of light and openness as the result of having the entire rear wall removed and replaced with a full-width extension and south facing, entirely glass wall on the first three floors.
Upon entering, this home greets you with a grand 60' triple parlor dedicated to living and dining, with a magnificent chef's kitchen one step down in the rear. A sweeping handcrafted stair case ascends from the parlor to a 6' X 11' skylight on the roof which pours light through the home. The living and dining areas both have restored original mantles (one wood burning) and are separated by original plaster arch corbels. The chef's kitchen is a true showpiece with a huge island, custom millwork of white ash, 2" honed Calacatta gold counters, 48" Wolf Range, integrated Sub-Zero fridge, Miele dishwasher. There is a large deck off of the kitchen ideal for outdoor entertaining.
Beneath the parlor, the garden floor has been reimagined as a mezzanine level dramatically overlooking a sun-drenched family room with a soaring double height ceiling and an entire 14' wall of windows facing the yard. The mezzanine level contains a den with a balcony open to the family room below, and a nanny/guest suite at the front of the house with a private entrance under the stoop, The family room level also contains an elegantly appointed wet bar/ kitchenette. From this level, you walk directly out on to the landscaped, south facing yard.
Upper levels of the home are built 20' X 50' and offer four to five oversized bedrooms. The master suite occupies the entire third floor with a gorgeous beamed ceiling, private south facing patio with reclaimed brick parapets overlooking the yard, and a huge dressing/sitting room. The master bath is magnificently appointed with floor to ceiling honed marble and custom millwork. The top floor of this home has three large bedrooms and two baths including a guest room with en-suite bath.
All of the millwork throughout including doors, moldings, vanities, cabinetry, and beamed ceilings are custom designed and finished for this house. Throughout, the floors are meticulously installed wide plank white oak. There is a hi-efficiency York 5 zone heating/cooling system. A smart home system controls climate, video, audio, security cameras, and window shades.
Located on tree lined Bergen Street, directly off of renowned restaurant row Smith Street, your new home is on one of the most coveted blocks in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Boerum Hill. You are in the midst of world class shopping including both international brands and locally loved boutiques. Some of the finest dining in NYC, parks, schools, and transportation are at your fingertips. World renowned destinations include the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park, the BAM cultural district and the Barclays center. A private garage parking spot located just 2 blocks away is included with the purchase of this home.
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