Please note: Showings begin Tuesday, September 6th.
489 Clinton Street is a rare Carroll Gardens residence, combining historic detail and carefully considered contemporary updates.Meticulous detail and thoughtful design are the hallmarks of the extensive renovation of this 16.5-foot-wide, approximately 2,500-square-foot home.
The classic parlor floor offers 11-foot-tall ceilings, wide plank oak floors and sumptuous millwork. With a traditional townhouse flow, original solid arched doors open from the central stair hall to a welcoming front parlor and dining room. A working gas fireplace with custom hearth divides these spaces. A set of pocket doors reveals the spacious kitchen with Carrera marble counter tops and tin backsplash which flows to the cozy breakfast nook. Next to the kitchen sits the guest half bathroom. This entire level provides an ideal layout for receiving and entertaining guests.
The light filled second floor of this charming townhome features the primary suite with windows overlooking the garden, walk in closet, custom bookshelves and en-suite skylit bathroom which also opens to the hall. The second bedroom faces west at perfect tree-line height while the adjacent windowed room makes for an adorable nursery, comfortable home office or cozy den.
On the garden level below, a guest bedroom, media space, kitchenette and laundry area (full size washer and dryer), in addition to a full marble bathroom with brass fixtures, open to a 400 square foot back garden. Outside features a patio for entertaining and room for landscaping and four-season plantings. Enjoy relaxing outdoor entertaining thanks to the comfortable seating area and convenient barbecue. Zoned as a two-family townhome, this level has the potential to be converted to a one bedroom, income producing apartment with forecourt entrance.
Lastly, full-height cellar offers additional storage. A new structural steel beam was added during the renovation to reinforce the property's foundation.
Located between 3rd and 4th Place, 489 Clinton Street is a stunning brownstone with high stoop entry, gorgeous custom mahogany front door, original marble entryway and a charming forecourt. Built in 1878 and fully renovated in 2016, this home is positioned on a tree-lined townhouse block in desirable Carroll Gardens. It is a short distance to countless restaurants (Lucali, Ugly Baby, Buttermilk Channel, Frankies 457 Spuntino, Court Street Grocers, Black Mountain Wine House, Pizza Moto, Bar Bruno, Gersi, & Avlee Greek Kitchen to name a few!), bakeries, boutiques, parks and playgrounds in addition to the Sunday farmer's market on Carroll Street. Close proximity to the F and G trains.