Park Slope fashionable dwelling constructed from a former carriage home is again in the marketplace for $7.9M

Picture courtesy of DD Reps–Donna Dotan

If you happen to’ve strolled previous it, you could have seen the traditional strains of the modernist dwelling tucked among the many brick condominium buildings and historic brownstones in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood. The exceptional home at 77 Prospect Place, given its present type by architect Phillipe Baumann in 2004, was as soon as a single-story carriage home, inbuilt 1886. Baumann’s renovations included a brand new higher flooring, a 30-foot skylight, and a dazzling nice room that opens onto an outside patio with a sizzling tub; customized architectural interiors incorporate heat wooden, glass, metal, and plaster. The beautiful dwelling final modified fingers in 2017 for $6.6 million; it’s now again in the marketplace for $7.9 million.

6sqft beforehand featured this notable dwelling, recounting the story of the way it was bought by the Brooklyn Union Fuel firm in 1972 to be used in an alternate power experiment, serving as the corporate’s present home, with experimental gasoline cells on its Apollo spacecraft-inspired roof.

Baumann’s website explains how a metal body was fabricated, then craned into place above the present roof, permitting for the development of a brand new higher flooring whereas disturbing the construction beneath as little as potential. The brand new flooring was offset three toes from the constructing subsequent door as a way to permit mild to enter from beneath. Structural logic, spatial readability, and lightweight, aided by supplies like metal beams, plank flooring, plate glass, and plaster outline the constructing’s design.

The 30-foot-wide semi-detached townhouse seems to have acquired a latest renovation, giving its 5,300 sq. toes of inside area a sleeker, extra up to date really feel. Its important flooring is framed by wide-plank pine flooring and 15-foot-high cedar ceilings. A 30-foot skylight parallels the lounge wall.

Lit by a west-facing wall of home windows, an open chef’s kitchen brings collectively the principle flooring dwelling areas. Options embrace Pietra Cardosa worktops and customized millwork; home equipment embrace a Miele double oven, 36-inch induction oven and dishwasher, a SubZero fridge, a Broan vary hood, and Kessebohmer sliding cabinets.

The house’s main bed room suite spans the width of the home, with a wall of home windows and customized wardrobes with door-activated lighting. A classy skylit en-suite bathtub has a glass-wrapped bathe with a built-in bench, double sinks, and mirror-clad partitions.

Up a large staircase is a superb room boasting 15-foot ceilings, 4 exposures, and floating bookshelves. A rotating wall results in a powder room and a 30-foot-wide glass wall.

A novel street-facing balcony was created within the architect’s signature fashionable model. This wonderful rooftop patio is a real city oasis with outside seating and lovely views.

Again down on the backyard degree are two extra spacious bedrooms with partitions of home windows and large customized closets. A double-sized walk-in bathe floats absolutely enclosed in glass. Geometric-patterned wall tile enhances the pure tones of stone flooring and counter tops.

Towards the entrance of the house is a comfortable fashionable media room full with customized temper lighting, and a house gymnasium. This one-of-a-kind Brooklyn townhouse additionally has photo voltaic panels put in for power effectivity, making use of sunshine each inside and outside.

[Listing details: 77 Prospect Place by Matthew Scott and Abdul Muid of Ivey North]


Pictures courtesy of DD Reps–Donna Dotan

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77 Prospect Place, Fashionable Houses, Philippe Baumann

Neighborhoods :

Park Slope