895 Saint Marks Avenue, HOUSE
Brooklyn, NY 11213
Crown Heights

Off Market

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895 Saint Marks Avenue
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3 floors
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2 units
Middle School
Elementary School
PS 289
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This magnificent turn-of-the-century, 4,000 square foot Limestone townhouse was designed by famed architect Axel Hedman and is located on the best block in landmarked Crown Heights. It is a short walk to the shops and restaurants on Franklin Ave. Across the street from the Brooklyn Children s Museum and Brower Park, this museum- quality townhouse on the stretch formerly known as Doctor s Row, maintains almost all of its original detail. A single family home that has been converted to a legal two family with a mother/daughter layout, it could easily be converted back to its original layout. There are beautiful hand inlaid hardwood floors, mahogany wainscoting and surfaces throughout. Original hand-crafted moldings and medallions adorn the ceilings throughout the house. The parlor level has 12 ceilings, a front parlor and entry foyer with two grand mirrors, a library with stained glass window and built in bookshelves, pocket doors and wood beamed ceilings. Leading to the upper floors is an impressive, mahogany staircase. The extra-large upstairs bedrooms contain decorative fireplaces with mantles, and walk-in closets. Two of the six bedrooms have original shutters on the windows facing the front of the house. The second floor holds the master bedroom with a corridor connecting it to a second bedroom that is lined with wood and mirrored closets and marble sink. The top floor has its own kitchen The maid s/au pair s chamber has an additional, convenient back staircase from the maid s room leading to the lower levels. The bathrooms on the upper floors have original wall tiles and large claw foot tubs. The 18 x 70 ft. House is located on an unheard of 150 ft lot and has both a south-facing front yard with porch and a 50 ft. Deep backyard. The roof has recently been replaced and the mechanicals are in good condition. The property taxes are very low at under $4000 per year.


  • Brownstone
  • Outdoor common
  • Fireplace
  • Outdoor private
  • Bright
  • Townhouse

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Listing History

Sept. 9, 2013 Sold $1,440,000
Sept. 7, 2013 Sold $1,495,000
July 9, 2013 In Contract $1,495,000
May 21, 2013 Available $1,495,000
April 30, 2013 Available $1,595,000

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