There are striking historic homes in New York City, and then there are those that make you feel like you stepped into a fairy tale—and that’s exactly the case for this beautiful Dutch Colonial Revival-style home that has just hit the market in the Prospect Park South Historic District.
The dreamy three-story home, located at 85 Buckingham Road, has a gambrel roof, a brick chimney, windows with crescent moon shutters, and a large porch with doric columns. It was built in 1910, according to the Landmarks Preservation designation report, and is quite the charmer.
Inside, there are seven bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, and plenty of historic touches including a wood-paneled entry wall, original balusters and handrail in its main staircase, original parquet floors, and several fireplaces.
The house also has a huge landscaped patio with brick floors, a lake, and a wooden pergola covered in vine; which the brokerbabble says “evokes an idyllic enchanted forest.” For once, that’s not hyperbole.
The property, listed with Jeffery L. Welch of Brown Harris Stevens, is asking $3.875 million.