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182-year-old Brooklyn Heights home comes with award-winning backyard, for $9.75M

Check out lovely homes in Crown Heights, Bay Ridge, Bed-Stuy, and more

Welcome to the Brooklyn Townhouse Roundup, where we—you guessed it—take a look at the most notable Brooklyn townhouses on the market. Got tips? Send 'em here.


↑This Federal style townhouse in Brooklyn Heights is asking a whooping $9.75 million. Originally built around 1825, the five bedroom, 4.5 bathroom home has been revamped by designer Tom Scheerer to combine its classic zest with modern convenience. The massive chef’s kitchen includes a full size wine fridge and a separate wet bar. There are several fireplaces, a library, powder room, office space, and “award-winning” outdoor spaces, originally designed by the late Alice Ireys (the landscape architect behind the New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Museum, and others). [Floorplan]


↑According to the listing description, this 115-year-old home in Crown Heights has only had two owners in its lifetime, however, now its seeking the third, with an asking price of $1.95 million. The Renaissance Revival style home was built by Axel S. Hedman and features 4,070 square feet with four bedrooms and four bathrooms. So much of its original details remain in tact including pier mirrors, inlaid floors, pocket doors, wainscoting, ornate molding, and much more. [Floorplan]

Halstead Property.

↑In Bay Ridge, a turn-of-the-century limestone townhouse with four bedrooms and two bathrooms is asking $1.575 million. Classic design like ceiling medallions, decorative fireplaces, inlaid floors, coffered ceilings, and stained glass skylights remain in place. The sunny home also features renovated spaces that include the marble-clad bathrooms and the basement with a washer/dryer machine. The backyard boasts a landscaped garden. [Floorplan]


↑This contemporary townhouse at 271 State Street was built in 2005 and designed by architects Rogers/Marvel. Spanning 3,760 square feet, the single-family home boast a sleek, open layout with plenty of sunlight throughout. Some of the details include oak plank floors, a wood-burning fireplace, an eight-foot skylight, and a 20-foot glass wall. In total there are five bedrooms, four bathrooms, a full basement, a terrace, and a landscaped garden. Asking price is $4.3 million. [Floorplan]

Halstead Property.

↑The listing for this Bed-Stuy home, seeking $1.85 million, does not provide a description nor floorplan, so we don’t know exactly what’s going on here but from the photos, it appears to be a lovely space. High ceilings, decorative fireplaces, an open kitchen, and plenty of windows are among the features within this six bedroom, three bathroom home.


↑Per the listing description, whoever purchases this $3.465 million Park Slope home will “inherit a distinguished legacy of stewardship.” Built in 1888, the house was once owned by the mayor of the city of Brooklyn from 1892 to 1893 and is said to be the oldest house on the block. Much of the original details like wainscoting and built-ins are still in place, along with a few modern updates. There are four bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, a full basement, and an expansive backyard. [Floorplan]