The historic charm and elegance of coveted Park Slope are on full display in this exceptional 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom duplex at 120 Prospect Park West. Residence 2, occupying the parlor and second story of a grand 19th century Victorian mansion right on Prospect Park, has been impeccably maintained with gorgeous original woodwork, fireplaces and other details finely preserved throughout.<br><br>The home's main level introduces the incomparable elegance with soaring 12-foot ceilings and rich parquet wood floors with intricately-patterned inlayed borders. Host guests in the gracious formal dining room that is further accented by a decorative fireplace with custom emerald green tiles, a wall of handsome built-ins, and spiral staircase to level 2. Adjoining sits a generous light-bathed living room, centered by its own decorative tiled fireplace, flanked by storage cabinets with original leaded glass doors. A stunning original hutch makes a perfect dry bar for serving cocktails, adorned with beautiful wood carvings, a mirrored backsplash and leaded glass cabinet doors.<br><br>Beyond is a convenient powder room, and lovely windowed kitchen appointed with ample wood cabinetry and counter space, tiled backsplashes and stainless steel appliances. The upper floor is equally enchanting with sun-filled rooms, airy ceilings and distinctive old world craftsmanship. Atop the staircase you'll encounter an open den/study area with strip wood floors, thick wood base moldings, a decorative wood mantle, and built-in desk. Off the den is the first full bathroom complete with a stained glass window and washer-dryer. The second full bath sits between the den and rear-facing bedroom, accessing a tranquil deck with garden views.<br><br>On the opposite side of level 2 is a closet-lined hall leading to the smaller of 2 front-facing bedrooms. The larger bedroom is a peaceful retreat with triple bay windows, Prospect Park views, a stately fireplace, plus walk-in and second closet. Another great feature is a designated oversized storage area in the building's basement!<br><br>Located in the Park Slope Historic District between 7th and 8th Streets, 120 Prospect Park West is a wonderful self-managed, pet-friendly co-op on Brooklyn's prized 526-acre park. The prime address is also close to Grand Army Plaza with its weekly year-round farmer's market, abundant shops and restaurants, vibrant 7th Avenue, CitiBike stations, and the F, G, 2, 3 and Q subway lines.
Listing courtesy of Corcoran Group.
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