Gain a New Perspective

February 12th, 2009

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Exclusively ours, this thoughtfully designed home offers an expansive view of the East River from the Statue of Liberty across the Promenade to the glittering New York skyline — the kinds of priceless views that are rarely available and that remain a timeless asset. Read the rest of this entry »

A Heights Landmark — An Enduring Value

February 11th, 2009

Remsen Street’s tree-lined blocks encompass some of Brooklyn Heights’s most distinctive homes, from stately mansions to elegant rowhouses. This is one of the finest, now offered at a price that represents today’s market.

A winning combination of period detail and warm family spaces, this early 1840s brick townhouse, located just a block away from the Promenade, contains more than 5,000 square feet of thoughtfully designed living area on its four floors. Its second-story bow makes it one of the most interesting of the Heights’s Greek Revival façades, and the home has been published in surveys of Brooklyn historic neighborhoods.

Behind that façade, you’ll discover intact period details, including banisters, ceiling medallions, wainscoting, crown moldings, mirrors and mantelpieces. Leaded glass accents doorways and windows, and provides a colorful conclusion to a walk up the staircase. But more than a showcase for antique detail, the home has been designed to create a quiet sense of calm and serenity.

The garden floor features a warm, inviting family room with built-in bookshelves flanking a fireplace. An ample guest bedroom, a real laundry facility, plentiful storage, and access to the garden complete the floor. After entering through the leaded-glass-framed front door, the parlor floor flows from an elegant entrance foyer, opening to a south-facing, sunlit living room. The formal dining room eases elegant entertaining with built-in cabinetry and fireplace. An extension to the rear created a spacious kitchen with a cozy, fireplaced sitting and breakfast room, a real room that will encourage gathering. Glass doors lead to a leafy landscaped garden, and skylights bring in more light from above.

One floor above lies a real discovery, the full-floor master suite. The centerpiece is a fireplaced, sunlit bedroom with an adjoining sitting room, a space for personal reflection glowing with light from the leaded-glass window tracery in that distinctive bow. You’ll want to linger in the spa-like bath with dual sinks, a soaking tub with whirpool, and separate steam-shower enclosure. The room-sized dressing area includes built-ins and its own decorative fireplace. The home’s upper floor houses three additional spacious bedrooms and updated baths.In the1840s, just as Brooklyn became a city, successful New York merchants made Remsen Street their home, constructing a row of sturdy, stately brick homes on the tree-shaded street. Those homes remain, updated for our comfort, but with elegant echoes of the past.

Now offered at $5.6 million.

Now Ready for Your Family

February 11th, 2009

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This classically proportioned 25-foot Brooklyn Heights home has been in the same family for more than 40 years. Now you have the chance to create your family’s ultimate home. Read the rest of this entry »

Opportunity in a Prime Location

February 10th, 2009

265small.jpgCo-exclusiveLocated on a desirable corner on Hicks Street across the street from historic Grace Church in central Brooklyn Heights, this townhouse opens the door to your vision.Now offered at $2.75mm Read the rest of this entry »

The Right Place at the Right Time

February 9th, 2009

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If you’ve been waiting for the right time to expand to a two-bedroom, find a place in vibrant, friendly Cobble Hill, or right-size your living situation — now’s your time.
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Value for Family Living or Income — Now Reduced!

January 20th, 2009

henrymulti1.jpg Located on a prime Brooklyn Heights corner, this spacious home plus ground-floor store offers intriguing possibilities for either a single-family home, a duplex with income-producing apartment, or a real-estate investment in a rarely available Heights property. Read the rest of this entry »

Rent a Charming Carriage House – For Less

July 20th, 2008

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Grace Court Alley, one of the most charming byways in Brooklyn Heights, features a row of unique 19th-century carriage houses. We’re now offering one of the most striking for rent.

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Make the Heights Your Home

July 15th, 2008

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IN CONTRACT

Here’s the chance to own a home in Brooklyn Heights, on a picturesque block, in an established building with in-demand services such as a doorman — at a very attractive price. Read the rest of this entry »

This is Your Chance

June 25th, 2008

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This is a truly exceptional opportunity to own an historic, sunny home in prime Brooklyn Heights. Just two blocks from the Promenade, it comes with a notable history: it is one of oldest Federal-period houses in Brooklyn. Built in the 1820s, it is an inviting echo of our neighborhood’s earliest days. Read the rest of this entry »

A Bright Carroll Gardens Corner

June 24th, 2008

This brick, single-family home in Carroll Gardens is perfectly positioned to take full advantage of its corner location. Light streams in from three sides most times of day, revealing a recent renovation that turned this late 19th-century building into a wonderful, warm home steps away from the vibrant restaurant and shopping scene on Smith Street and Cobble Hill.
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An Ideal Family Location

June 21st, 2008

Growing families have long treasured Garden Place in Brooklyn Heights. With no through traffic, kids make full use of the street, watched by a close-knit community. Ample homes — close to schools — offer the space that families with children need. This much-loved home offers Garden Place living on three levels, all in the top floors of an 1854 brick townhouse. Read the rest of this entry »

A Home to Grow In

May 1st, 2008

A warm family-sized home in convenient Brooklyn Heights that offers room to grow, spaces just made for kids – and comfortable, private corners for parents, too. Read the rest of this entry »

Filled with Light

April 26th, 2008

You’ll find this comfortable, brick single-family home on one of Brooklyn Heights’s most prestigious, desirable streets. And it has something that many of the grandest homes nearby would envy: the house is filled with light from back to front at every hour, making it a cheery, warm, welcoming place. Read the rest of this entry »

The Ultimate Luxury – A Carriage House with Garage!

March 9th, 2008

rikkers.jpgWalk over the threshold of this stunning 1840s carriage house and feel immediately embraced by warmth and the sensation of being at home. The renovation: total. The quality: unsurpassed. Imagine driving up — and into — your home, located near the end of a handsome row of carriage houses on a quiet cul de sac in the heart of Brooklyn Heights. Read the rest of this entry »

A Family-Sized Rental

March 8th, 2008

This well-loved rental accommodates family life with generous spaces, and gathering spaces. On desirable Sidney Place near all transportation and schools, the four-bedroom duplex in a historic building makes an easy entrée to Brooklyn Heights. Read the rest of this entry »

Spacious Cobble Hill Rental

March 8th, 2008

strongplace7.jpgRent this upper duplex in an elegant brownstone on a light-filled corner on best Cobble Hill block. The newly-renovated unit in an elegant, owner-occupied brownstone contains 3 large bedrooms, 3 full baths, windowed kitchen, and laundry. Near schools, dining on Court Street and Smith Street, and transportation. Available immediately. $5,500/month.
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We’ve got a parking solution!

February 17th, 2008

A limited number of condo parking spaces in a well-established, full-service Cobble Hill facility also convenient to the Heights and Boerum Hill are now available for purchase. Parking has become a critical need in our community — this may be your solution. Offered exclusively at $150,000. Call 718-875-0033 for more details.

Gracious Period Details in Central Brooklyn Heights

January 24th, 2008

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IN CONTRACT

Many homes in our neighborhood immediately make a grand impression. Others reserve their most delightful features for those who enter the world beyond the doors. Read the rest of this entry »

We offer —

October 17th, 2007
  • A thoughtfully chosen selection of distinctive homes
  • Homes that may never appear on the open market
  • Buyer’s services for search and negotiation

A Remsen Street Grand Mansion

September 26th, 2007

88-remsen-st-028.jpgListed as occupying this site as far back as 1838, this home incorporates early Greek-Revival woodwork, which was later modified with post-Civil War period details. Read the rest of this entry »