199 De Kalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, New York 11205. Welcome to 199 Dekalb Avenue. This beautiful 4 story, 22 foot wide, four family landmarked brownstone built around 1864 by Edward T. Backhouse is situated one block from the historical Fort Greene Park. Enter through the grand parlor level which boasts ornate original details, vaulted ceilings with classical crown moldings, two elegant marble fireplaces, original pocket doors, hardwood floors and oversized bay windows overlooking the spacious garden. Parlor level and garden floors could be combined as a grand owner's duplex leading into a spacious private yard. The parlor and garden level is in need of revival and lends itself to those willing to do a renovation project to make this home their own. Bring your contractor/architect and envision your dreams! Third & fourth floor apartments are fully renovated currently generating valuable rental income. Both spacious and light filled 2 bedroom apartments feature decorative fireplaces, exposed brick, hard wood floors, recessed lighting, open plan kitchen, stainless steel appliances and a dishwasher. *Roof and mechanics upgraded in 2010. This is the first time this unique property has been on the market in over 60 years! Fort Greene's energy vibes with the best Brooklyn has to offer. The Barclay's Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, MoCADA, BRIC Cultural Art Center, Whole Foods, eateries, cafes, boutiques and transportation nearby. City commute is a quick train ride away with multiple options at the Atlantic Terminal. Trains: 2,3,4,5,B,C,D,G,M,N,Q,R & LIRR.
Listing courtesy of Compass