683 Leonard Street
Townhouse · Greenpoint · $1,850,000
Like finding a needle in a haystack: 683 Leonard Street is a sunlit, semi-detached, two-family home in prime Greenpoint, featuring Victorian-era details, a spacious 25'x100' lot width, and a private backyard with a breezy, screened-in porch. A thoughtful layout and its excellent condition is ideal for adaptation into a beautiful single-family home, or as two apartments with excellent rental income.
Experience its gracious atmosphere from the moment you set foot in the house via the formal entryway, with gleaming hardwood floors and the original staircase with its carved wooden bannister. Prewar details abound, including original tin ceilings, decorative fireplaces, original built-in shelving, and attractive crown molding.
On the first floor, delight in entertaining guests in the sunny living room, with airy French doors, or enjoy a meal in the spacious dining room. The eat-in kitchen features wooden cabinetry and opens onto the screened-in porch and side patio. Upstairs, currently configured as a separate unit, you'll find three bedrooms, two of which feature sunny skylights, and a walk-in closets, plus an eat-in kitchen. Each floor features a full bathroom with tubs. The house totals at almost 2000SF of living space, with ___5000 total__ FAR.
Top it all off with an unbeatable location on leafy Leonard Street, just one block from the Greenpoint Avenue G train, steps away from bustling Manhattan Avenue, and only a few blocks from the shops and bars of Franklin Street. Families will clamor for the highly-regarded zoned primary school, historic P.S. 34, the oldest continually-operating school in New York City, nearby McCarren and Transmitter Parks, and the new Greenpoint Library. At just 20 minutes from Midtown, enjoy the best of all worlds in this rare and delightful Brooklyn house.
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