|311 East 2nd St ~ Kensington||
|Proximity: Trains, Buses, Shopping|
Offering for the first time, built in 1920 this commanding and pristine 17ft x 38ft fully renovated, two family, two story brick townhouse with a beautiful, completely finished basement presenting 2100 sq. ft. of 3 full floors, sprawling from front to back and boasting the original architectural integrity of the detailed façade with the English basement entrance and a large, charming, open front porch which sits amidst a spacious front yard with unmistakable curb appeal.
The 1st floor, 2 bedroom, 2 full bath, sundrenched owner’s duplex brings a large eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets, granite countertops, wood floors throughout and a full bath. Through the kitchen, step out to the sprawling rear grounds, which are an extension of your wonderful quality of life the inside brings you, al fresco style!
Step down to the expansive lower duplex with a plethora of options and multiple uses as the wide open space works so well for an oversized family room plus an additional office space or whatever your family’s needs are and 2nd full bath and laundry. In addition to the interior duplex staircase, there are separate entrances from the front and rear yards. The ambiance and warmth the recessed lighting and ceramic tile wide plank wood floors brings to this spacious level are engaging.
The equally alluring top floor, large, one bedroom, one bathroom apartment with wood floors throughout, triple exposure, including a skylight, and an ideal open concept living room, dining room and kitchen is as meticulous and enticing as the lower two floors and currently rents for $2,000 while the tenant pays their own heat and hot water and enjoys the luxury of their own washer/dryer.
This house can be delivered with a lovely top floor tenant, currently residing there for 2 years, or we can deliver the house vacant to be used as a one family, with no alterations required to do so, or bring in your own friend or family member to rent the top floor.
The beautiful detail and elegance of this house is not just appealing to the eye the stellar mechanicals with all new electric and plumbing and top of the line Mitsubishi split unit air conditioning throughout and radiant flooring heat in the top two floor bathrooms leave nothing to be done except move right in and have an awesome quality of life!!
Situated on a lovely, quiet, tree lined street in the heart of the highly desired neighborhood of Kensington, just 2 blocks from prime Windsor Terrace and a short 7 block walk to Prospect Park with a plethora of shopping and restaurants with outdoor cafes at every turn just steps away.
2 blocks to the F and G trains and multiple bus lines. Just 25 minutes to NYC or 20 minutes the other direction to the famous Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk and steps to all cafés, lounges, supermarkets, farmer's markets, deli's, bistros, child care, schools, library and gyms!
With 20% down, which is approximately $299,000, at a 3 5/8% interest rate, that means it is $456 per hundred thousand that you are borrowing, and you may do better, your mortgage would be approximately $5,454 monthly and with your tax write off at the end of the year you will recoup a relatively significant amount of that monthly mortgage payment.
Barbara Puccia - Real Estate Broker | Barbara Puccia Realty | 718.755.1609