Lovely and huge pre war 3 bed 2 bath duplex with garden and full basement a half block from McGolrick Park. This is a dream opportunity for those looking for ample space with some o to unwind from city life or work from home in. Well over 2000sf on two levels as well as a basement level for setting up a workshop, art studio, and storage. This is like having a home in the burbs whilst still being in the city. Your very own dedicated entrance leads into a mud room with a storage closet. The huge living and dining room has 3 bayed windows, a decorative mantle and has an astounding 26'x16' of usable space. Plenty of room for a sectional and a grand dining table. The separate eat in kitchen has ample granite counters, a stainless steel appliance package, and gets streaming light from the French doors that welcome you onto the slate patio, a wonderful place to dine al fresco and grill to your heart's delight. You are then able to step up to the garden with a lush lawn as well as beds for planting and a peaceful pergola where you can relax with a glass of wine or just admire your gardening prowess. Back inside, there is a full size bedroom off the kitchen that would also make for a marvelous home office. Pantry closets and a full bath with a tiled shower finish out the first floor. Upstairs are two of the largest bedrooms you may see in your time as a New Yorker. Both are king sized. The rear facing bedroom has three large windows, a decorative mantle and restful garden views. Two double door closets with additional high cubbies should satisfy even the most voracious clotheshorses. The front facing bedroom has a park view, 3 bayed windows with a charming window seat feature for curling up with a book. Ample storage again with a double doored closet and loads of shelves. The bathroom has a full tub, and a linen closet just outside. There is an oversized landing area that could even fit a desk should you need more home office space. In the basement there are full sized washer and dryer, and room for a workshop or crafting area. Please call, email, or text for a prerecorded video tour. Virtual showings available after 4/15. In this time that home is more special than ever, this home is a wonderful place to be.
Greenpoint is the northernmost point in the borough of Brooklyn. Greenpoint borders Williamsburg and East Bushwick, East Williamsburg, and Long Island City (Queens). This riverfront neighborhood is undergoing its own cultural makeover. Greenpoint has long been known as an immigrant neighborhood (it’s even referred to as “Little Poland”) but is also an appealing real estate option for bohemian city dwellers. Greenpoint is home to the famous McCarren Park and several churches and schools known for their architectural bonafides.
With the recent unprecedented rate cut by the Federal Reserve, banks have been inundated with people looking to take advantage of lower interest rates. Because of the overwhelming demand, we have not yet seen a huge reduction in mortgage rates. While we aren’t there yet, it is likely that we will see a dramatic shift in the upcoming months, which raises the question, “What does a 1 point difference in interest rate do for my bottom line?”Read more