Rarely does an opportunity like this come along ! Along with a beautiful garden, this fabulous duplex condo is an architectural gem! Located on Park Slope's prized historic Montgomery Place in one of 24 townhouses designed by C.P.W. Gilbert, was designed as a twin to its sister building next door. Noted for it's unique combination of architecturally significant homes, this coveted street, only one block long, has been identified by the AIA as "must see" for any architecture buff. The magnificence of the detail found on the exterior of these homes is mirrored by the detail found on their interiors including this building, is no exception! The first floor of this condo still maintains the grand style and intricate detail as originally envisioned by C.P.W. Gilbert. From the ornate plaster detail on the ceilings to the 3 unique fireplaces, one of which is wood burning. If you are looking for real grandeur then here it is! The wood paneling, custom built-ins, plaster detail and intricately detailed hardwood floors are all in excellent condition. You are welcomed into this home by an oversized living room with original light fixtures, built-in glass enclosed bookcases that line the wall on either side of the wood burning fireplace all lit by a beautiful bay window. From there you walk into heart of the home. The great room has a modern kitchen contrasting with the traditional restored quarter sawn oak paneling. The ornate plaster ceiling and unique mantel are all original to the home. The bay window overlooks the spacious 25×35 foot backyard with mature plantings. From there you have direct access to a private terrace leading into the garden. As you proceed to the original music room (bedroom) with original peer mirror, you have an array of closet space and a hidden half bath. Perfect for a den, bedroom, office or, you can use as originally intended, a music room.
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