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Picture-perfect Brooklyn Colonial wants $2.26M after gut renovation

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The home in South Midwood has tons of curb appeal

A room with white walls, a TV mounted on one wall, large windows, and a white couch.
A South Midwood single-family home has a large living room situated just past the front door.
DDreps, Courtesy of Compass

In a part of Brooklyn that’s filled with charming, historic single-family homes, this particular dwelling on East 24th Street stands out.

The Dutch Colonial-style house, which dates back to 1915 (per the listing), has plenty of curb appeal: Like many other places in nearby Ditmas Park and Prospect Park South, this South Midwood home has a sweet little porch, as well as nicely preserved architectural details like columns and a gambrel roof.

Inside, however, is a different story; the structure was gut renovated, with custom finishes, new windows, updated HVAC systems, smart home features, a stylish winding staircase, and a quite swanky kitchen (with a muted gray color palette and high-end appliances) all part of the package. The house has five bedrooms, including a large master suite on the second floor with a walk-in closet and balcony that overlooks the backyard.

The house sits on a pretty large lot with both a small front lawn and an expansive backyard; there’s also a garage, and it has a finished basement.

The house at 649 East 24th Street is listed for $2.26 million with Scott Savory of Compass.

A dining room with wood floors and a large table surrounded by eight chairs.
The dining room has enough space to seat eight. It leads into the eat-in kitchen.
A kitchen with a large island made from gray wood, gray floor tiles, and gray cabinets.
A gray color palette dominates in the kitchen, which has lots of storage space and new appliances.
A room with three windows, a bed with an upholstered headboard, and a nightstand made from light wood. A neon light on the wall says “HI” in cursive script.
There are five bedrooms, many of which have large windows.
The exterior of a blue house, with a backyard that has some outdoor furniture and a large grill.
The backyard has plenty of space, and there’s an adjacent garage.
A porch with white columns and black railings on a light blue house.
The front porch adds lots of curb appeal to this Brooklyn home.