38 Monroe Place

New York City NY, 11201


$1,944.44 per sqft


5 Beds

6.5 Baths

7,200 sqft


Built in 1900

38 Monroe Place is a magnificent, luxury, mint condition, five story brownstone with an elevator. This 22 foot single-family townhouse is set on the widest street in Brooklyn Heights offering 7,200+ square feet (6,360 above-grade) and has multiple outdoor spaces, including a private rear yard, a 4th floor terrace, and a stunning roof deck with spectacular Manhattan skyline views. Gracious entertaining space with excellent ceiling height and bright large windows give a feeling of space and luxury throughout the home. Five large ensuite bedrooms with walk-in closets, two laundry rooms, two office spaces and a chef's kitchen with open plan sitting and dining areas, offer the ultimate in luxury in a classic modern style. This breathtaking townhome was designed by architect Jose Ramirez and completely gut renovated.

Highlights to note include: an elevator for easy access to all floors including the roof deck, full floor primary suite, wide plank, Rift White Oak floors, two temperature zones per floor, a lighting control system, irrigation system, ADT Alarm system with Audio and Video Intercom, and power shades.

As you enter this elegant home through the gracious foyer, you notice the wood paneled elevator for ease accessing all floors. This flows on to the grand hall with the majestic staircase, lit from above by a central skylight. From here, the chef's kitchen awaits equipped with stainless steel Wolf appliances, including two ovens, a microwave, and warming drawer, as well as a Smeg dishwasher, and a large sub-zero fridge and freezer. There is a spacious dining area, breakfast bar and sitting area all within this huge, open plan space. The paved rear yard is easily accessed and is an ideal spot to enjoy a summertime BBQ. A powder room and bright office space are also provided on this floor.

The parlor floor offers an elegant living room with three floor-to-ceiling windows and excellent ceiling height overlooking tranquil Monroe Place and the Court House gardens. A gas fireplace adds to the luxurious feel. The large dining room benefits from a dumb waiter in the nearby butlers pantry, which has a dishwasher, fridge and freezer drawers, to make entertaining easy. An office which looks out on the garden below, also has a gas fireplace making it an ideal spot to work from home. There is also a powder room.

The third floor is a full floor primary suite, with lofty ceilings, beautiful tree-lined views, a separate spacious sitting room, two walk-in closets and a full marble bathroom. On the fourth floor there are front and rear bedroom suites, a terrace and a laundry room. The top floor provides front and rear bedroom suites. A finished basement provides ample storage, gym space, wine storage, powder room, and another laundry room.

Serene, tree-lined Monroe Place dates back to the 1830's and is named after 5th President of the United States, James Monroe. It is in close proximity to Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Cadman Plaza, the many restaurants and cafes the area boasts. The convenient location is a few short minutes from Manhattan. It is conveniently serviced by subways 2, 3, 4, 5, N, R, B, D.

This spacious, contemporary townhome offers the ultimate in Brooklyn Heights Historic District luxury living.



October 3, 2023


February 16, 2024



38 Monroe Place
New York City NY, 11201

Interior Features

Total Stories



5 Beds


6.5 Baths

Interior Features

Wet Bar, Breakfast Bar, Built-in Features, Double Vanity, Entrance Foyer, Eat-in Kitchen, High Ceilings, Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Bar, Walk-In Closet(s)


Double Oven, Dryer, Dishwasher, Electric Oven, Freezer, Gas Cooktop, Gas Oven, Refrigerator, Range Hood, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Washer

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Common Area

Floor Description

Hardwood, Marble, Tile





Cooling Description

Central Air



Heating Description

Baseboard, Central, Forced Air

Exterior/Building Features

Exterior Features

Balcony, Garden, Private Entrance, Private Yard

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Buyer Agency Compensation


Courtesy of Compass with pamela walshe, Barbara Wilding
Listing Contact: (347) 971-2296 

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