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This elegant garden home offers a serene respite from busy city life.
The home's main floor opens to a spacious living area with double hung windows overlooking your very own secret garden and highlighting soaring ceilings, wide plank oak floors and the soft, neutral palette of the home's interior. A chef's dream, the open kitchen features Montclair Danby marble countertops, custom European cabinetry with a Bertazzoni stove, Bosch dishwasher and Liebherr 30 inch integrated refrigerator. Entertaining is effortless with a gracious living area leading directly to your private garden. The separate bedroom wing is set back from the tree lined sidewalk and offers ample closet space and chic, modern baths, outfitted with herringbone marble floors, stone walls and Waterworks polished chrome hardware. The expansive and surprisingly bright lower level presents a plethora of options as a recreation room, home office or home gym, serviced by a full laundry room and powder room. With approximately 1,750 square feet interior space, if you find yourself needing additional storage, there's a deeded 120 square foot storage unit on the lower level.
Your private garden measures over 700 square feet and features a spacious patio, perfect for an outdoor dining set up and hosting summer BBQs. Garden greenery includes Red osier dogwood, vibrant China roses and tall Northern White Cedars which provide shade and seclusion.
Fort Greene, known for its tree lined streets and elegant architecture, offers access to a multitude of transportation options including most subway lines and the LIRR. Anchored by the beloved Fort Greene Park, the neighborhood offers a wealth of fabulous restaurants such as Olea, The Quarter, Colonia Verde and Baba Cool. Shopping local is easy with gems such as Greenlight Bookstore, Clic and Yours Truly, Brooklyn. Brooklyn Academy of Music hosts a wide array of music, dance, theater performances and film. Head to Barclays to pick up a Nets game or a concert.
Whatever you're looking for, you're sure to find it here at 171 South Portland Avenue in Fort Greene.