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Awe-inspiring corner 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath apartment with an office/guest loft, at a coveted full-service Art Deco cooperative in vibrant Downtown Brooklyn! This stunning architect-created gem at 96 Schermerhorn Street boasts generous open, airy living space highlighted by soaring 14'4" ceilings, massive windows, extensive custom storage and chic design elements at every turn.
The voluminous living room is perfect for relaxing and entertaining. Its gorgeous hardwood floors continue throughout the home, and tall 8" windows invite in abundant light. Flanking the large open dining area is a built-in bar for easy serving, and a handsome built-in desk. Beyond the foyer sits a well-appointed kitchen offering plentiful cabinetry that rises to the ceiling, along with custom Carrara marble countertops, subway tiled backsplashes, and premium stainless steel appliances by Jenn-Air, Liebherr and Bosch. Nearby is a chic guest powder room with Kohler fixtures.
A ladder ascends to the 6'8" custom-designed loft with storage that makes an ideal home office, guest space, studio, etc. Back on the first level, in their own private 'wing' reside the main sleeping quarters. The spacious, sunny primary bedroom has extensive closet/storage space occupying an entire wall from floor to ceiling. The 2nd bedroom is equally bright and inviting; plus there's a beautifully-renovated full hall bath graced by a custom Corian countertop and backsplash with integrated sink, and an oversized shower behind glass.
Built in 1928 as the main building of St. John's College, the 13-story building was converted to an impeccably-maintained co-op in 1981. Elevating the lifestyle is an elegant lobby, multiple elevators, a full-time doorman, porter, live-in super, 24-hour laundry room on the 2nd floor, and bike storage. A spectacular common roof deck tops the allure presenting amazing views of Downtown Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty, and New York Harbor.
Best of all is ultra-convenient location near it all, at the crossroads of Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill and Downtown Brooklyn. Minutes away are the 2,3,4,5,N,R trains at Borough Hall/Court Street, the A,C,F,R at Jay Street Metro-Tech, the F,G trains at Bergen Street, even the LIRR. Also close by is Trader Joe's, great shops and restaurants on Court St, Smith St and Atlantic Ave, a multi-cinema, as well as Cadman Plaza, the Heights Promenade and Brooklyn Bridge Park for enjoying the outdoors. Not to be missed!