45 Chauncey Street, New York City, NY 11233
Welcome home to this historic Vernacular Victorian row house that dates back to 1867. 45 Chauncey Street is one of the oldest row houses in the Stuyvesant Heights historic district. It is the only one, of the three row houses that remain, to have kept its original porch. The charming porch is the first thing you notice as you approach the house, it faces south overlooking the beautiful tree-lined street and Fulton Park.
In 2014, this brick filled wood-frame house was meticulously renovated. As you enter the house into the vestibule on the parlor floor, you will see to the right that the living room, dining room and kitchen are fluidly connected to make one continuous space for great entertaining. The renovation was done carefully, taking care to leave the Greek Revival and Italianate features the builder incorporated. These include, the crown moldings on the ceiling and walls and most of the original tin ceilings. There are also two marble fireplace mantels, one of which is located in the living room and the other in the dining room. The floors throughout are made from reclaimed oak. The two full bathrooms are both white with Carrara tiles. The kitchen has white cabinetry with a Viking range, a Sub Zero refrigerator, an island and good storage.
Beyond the dining room, at the back of the house is a large den/bedroom that exits out to a blue stone patio in the garden. This room currently functions as a den and guest room and has a full ensuite bathroom. The windows are large and overlook pretty views of the lawn, a Magnolia tree, and three maturing White Crepe Myrtle trees planted by the owner. The kitchen also has access to the garden allowing for privacy if guests are staying. The garden is large enough to enjoy barbecues, parties and quiet enjoyment. There is cedar fencing all around for complete privacy.
On the second floor of the house, at the top of the stairs, is a full bathroom along with three bedrooms. The largest of the bedrooms faces north, with 4 closets, and overlooks the garden; the second bedroom faces south with 4 closets with views over Fulton Park; both rooms are spacious and bright. The smallest bedroom has a southern view and is currently being used as a laundry area, this room could easily be adapted to a baby room or office. Going back down stairs, through the hallway, to the back, is the door that leads to the basement. This space is currently a blank canvas, and carries a great opportunity for the new owners, to create a place that works especially for them.
The house has a great history and is situated in a wonderful neighborhood. There is always available parking right outside your door. For public transport, the closest entrance to the A/C (Utica) stop for the express and local train are across the street in Fulton Park. This unique and special home is ready to move in immediately; it has two very special outdoor spaces and the location to public transport could not be better. What a great alternative to Condo or Coop living. Monthly real estate taxes are $245.00 per month.
45 Chauncey Street is conveniently located to some great neighborhood hotspots including Saraghina, L'Antagoniste, Trad Room, Chez Oskar, Beso, LunAtico and Peaches. There is also Macon Library, Brooklyn Children's Museum, "Black Girl Magic" Street aka Tompkins Ave and a number of playgrounds all within walking distance.
Here are a list of updates to the property:- Back yard: Fence: Custom made cedar with metal frame/support; Patio: Bluestone; Planted Magnolia Tree and 3 White Crepe Myrtles; Resodded the Lawn; House: Upgraded gas and plumbing pipes to meet current code requirements; Upgraded electric in basement; Upgraded power outlets to cater to washer and dryer in upstairs laundry area; Painted and tidied up basement; Roof repair. Front yard: Re-paved the front entrance repairing cracks; Landscaped the front yard with plants, trees and bulbs.
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