838 Carroll Street - Park Slope, New York
The Remington House, designed by C.P.H. Gilbert, a picture-perfect Romanesque Revival, truly embodies Park Slope's modern renaissance.838 Carroll Street was commissioned in the late 1880s and was completed in 1888. Landmarked in 1973, the townhouse has been obsessively restored in a manner that has caused it to exceed its former grandeur.At 32 feet wide, this is a true mansion. Currently arrayed as an opulent quadraplex + garden apartment perfect for use as an in-law or au pair suite. The main quarters features 6/8 bedrooms, 4 lavish baths, 4 powder rooms, and 11 working wood burning fireplaces, whereas the junior apartment is an equally beautiful 2 bed - 2 bath unit. The quad is completed by a formal dining room, sitting room, family room, den / library, and laundry room. Entire 3rd floor master suite complete with private sitting room, custom walk thru closets, and opulent master bath with fire place,steam shower and soaking tub all encased in Calacatta gold marble.Original detailing was maintained at almost every possible junction: the fireplaces, pocket doors, decorative plaster ceilings, moldings, and mahogany inlayed oak floors are just some of the appointments which were afforded a rebirth at the hands of master restorers.The garden is encircled in cedar paneled fencing, sodded with lush Kentucky blue grass, and is crowned by freshly planted cypress trees. There is also a set-up for a full outdoor kitchen.This sun-flooded, triple mint home is in turn-key condition and includes a state of the art security system, a new roof, new mechanicals, new plumbing, new electric, and a completely restored facade.Taxes are $2029 per month.
This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman