Top Open Houses This Weekend

Cobble Hill

WHERE:  205 Congress St. Brooklyn

SIZE: 2 units, 4 floors, 6 bed, 3 baths 

COST: $4,300,00

WHEN: Saturday, May 13, 12:00PM - 2:00PM  &  Sunday, May 14, 12:00PM - 2:00PM

About: Rarely available elegant townhouse located in the heart of the historic Landmarked neighborhood of Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, on the coveted and charming Congress Street. This estate sale, 3500sf home has been gently lived in, and well maintained by the same family for over 50 years. Original parquet floors and the wood and plaster detailing remain intact and in beautiful condition. Legally a two family, the four story house plus cellar is currently configured as a triplex with an open connection to a garden floor in-law or guest suite with updated kitchen.

The parlor floor has a lovely front dining room, a central kitchen and a gracious living room adorned by a stunning, rose-marble, wood-burning fireplace. Continue out to the greenhouse which has housed a collection of orchids and tropical plants over the years - a perfect spot to read the morning paper, share a pot of tea, or relax at the end of the day. Enjoy the view of the lush blue stone patio and garden of 205 Congress Street as well as the beautifully maintained neighboring gardens.

The third floor has a spacious Master Bedroom and an equally generous front room currently used as a Library with built-in book shelves, desk, and working fireplace. Both rooms have marble mantelpieces. Don’t miss the vintage Italian marble and brass master bath complete with bidet.

The bright top floor has generous 9’5” ceilings, 3 bedrooms and a large sky-lit bathroom which includes a washer and dryer. Four out of the six bedrooms are equipped with a vintage working marble sink. All have generous closets.

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WHERE:  229 Cornelia St. Brooklyn

SIZE: 3 units, 3 floors, 8 bed, 5 baths 

COST: $1,645,00

WHEN:  Saturday, May 13, 11:30AM - 1:00PM

ABOUT:  Welcome to 229 Cornelia Street, a newly built three-family townhouse in vibrant Bushwick location! Consisting of three floors plus a finished basement, the building is built 19 feet wide by 50 feet deep, approximately 2850 square feet plus a beautifully finished basement. The garden duplex apartment features an open concept kitchen and living area, with stainless appliances. In the rear, find two queen-sized bedrooms, plus access to the backyard and two full baths. The basement has excellent ceiling height, washer/dryer hookups and access to the rear garden. Both of the upper floor-through apartments boast similar layouts and finishes, with spacious living areas with floor to ceiling windows, three bedrooms and two full baths each. All three apartments have central heating and A/C. 

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Chelsea/ Hudson Yards

WHERE:  655 Sixth Avenue Apt. 2H

SIZE: 2 bed, 2 baths 

COST: $2,650,00

WHEN: Thursday, May 11, 12:00PM - 2:00PM  &  Sunday, May 14, 2:30PM - 4:00PM

ABOUT:  New to market! Extraordinary light and volume are what immediately impress you when entering this elegant 2 bed, 2 bath condo in the historic O’Neill Building. With ceilings soaring nearly 14 feet, this loft is dramatic, yet understated. Huge, newly replaced south-facing, wood-framed windows flood the space with light, and feature custom motorized shades. Both bedrooms feature added citiquiet windows, creating a serene sleeping environment. The tasteful living space features beautiful millwork, wide plank walnut floors and cast-iron columns that evoke the grandeur of a former era.                                                                           
The spacious, efficient kitchen will appeal to aspiring and accomplished chefs alike with stainless steel appliances from Viking, long black granite countertops and solid wood cabinetry with plentiful storage. In fact, storage throughout the apartment is both abundant and well-designed and includes a walk-in closet in the master suite. The luxurious, beautifully tiled master bath boasts a deep soaking tub, walk-in shower and dual sink vanity. HVAC units throughout create flexibility in climate control. The apartment also includes a stacked Bosch washer/dryer, and private storage unit.                                                                                                    
The O’Neill is a landmarked building, within the Ladies’ Mile Historic District. Occupying the entire block from 20th to 21st street, it features an ornate façade, cast-iron columns and distinctive ornamental gilded domes at both corners. The elegant lobby is staffed 24/7 with a doorman. The landscaped roof deck with grill and dining area is perfect for outdoor entertaining and relaxation. The ideal location: you are surrounded by shopping and restaurants of both Chelsea and Flatiron and easy transport options minutes away from the both the Village and Midtown.

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