271 Hicks Street has been impeccably renovated to the highest standard and constructed with precision and unparalleled craftsmanship. This Greek Revival brownstone sits in the heart of coveted Brooklyn Heights Historic District and encompasses over 6,300 SF of interior space coupled with over 1,900 SF of private outdoor space. This 24-foot wide spectacular six-story home includes a seven-stop high speed elevator (that opens on the rooftop), hand crafted helical staircase, six bedrooms, five bathrooms, and four powder rooms. Baxt-Ingui Architects designed 271 Hicks Street with certified passive house principles. This super-insulated townhouse has ultra-low energy, triple pane windows, five-zone central air and filtered continuous fresh air.
The parlor level includes a formal living room with ceilings over 10' tall, 5 inch white oak floors and a wood burning fireplace with a wood-veined limestone mantle. The wet bar features a marble countertop and a full slab backsplash paired with smoked glass cabinetry that seamlessly ties the living area and dining room.
The state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen, which overlooks a tranquil backyard, boasts coffered ceilings with honed Carrara marble countertops, waterfall island, custom cabinetry, and Waterworks faucets. Appliances include a 42 inch Subzero refrigerator, 48 inch Thermador gas range with custom metal casted range hood, 30 inch undercounter sub-zero refrigeration, Thermador dishwashers and Miele steam oven. The terrace is fully appointed with a gas grill, sink and leatherized quartzite countertops.
The second floor is dedicated entirely to the Master Suite which showcases three glass doors onto an east-facing terrace. The master bathroom includes a fumed walnut double vanity with marble countertops, and Bianco Dolomiti herringbone tile flooring with radiant heat. Additional features include a Perlato freestanding soaking tub, steam shower, Lefroy Brooks fixtures and heated towel rack.
The third floor consists of two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms complete with custom vanities, marble countertops, and Rohl fixtures as well as an optional home office or nursery. The laundry room boasts custom inset shaker cabinetry and a porcelain farm sink.
The fourth floor offers a media room or home office with en-suite bathroom and windowed powder room which is outfitted with a natural stone trough sink and Waterworks faucet. Enjoy bright open views of New York Harbor from every western window on this floor as well as dramatic sunsets and unobstructed vistas of lower Manhattan.
The top floor, with captivating skyline views of lower Manhattan, New York Harbor and the ever-changing skyline of downtown Brooklyn, features a fully irrigated landscaped rooftop and a second fully equipped outdoor kitchen.
The garden level offers another large recreation or media room, custom wet bar and irrigated landscaped garden. An additional home office or bedroom with an en-suite bathroom provides greater flexibility within this spacious home. The cellar level below is outfitted with a 400 bottle temperature-controlled wine room, guest bathroom as well as a recreational space suitable for a gym. There is a second laundry area with full-size vented Electrolux washer and dryer.
Brooklyn Heights is one of the most sought-after neighborhoods due to its proximity to Brooklyn Bridge Park which contains several children's playgrounds, running paths, soccer fields and green spaces. 271 Hicks Street is also located minutes from bustling Atlantic Avenue which has grocery stores, boutiques, specialty shops and fine dining. This location provides an easy commute to Manhattan by water taxi, subway or car in under 15 minutes.