With its eye-catching stepped side gables and wide entrance porch, this Prospect Park South standalone has some allure even right before a person gets to the depth-filled inside. For car proprietors, there is also the extra attraction of a two-automobile garage with a Tesla charging station.
In the Prospect Park South Historic District, 135 Stratford Street is a person of quite a few homes on the block made in between 1905 and 1906 by builders George T. and Lizzie Moore in conjunction with architect George E. Showers. Every household has a various style and design at No. 135, Showers added some Colonial Revival information to the Flemish-style gables. Brownstoner columnist Suzanne Spellen explained it as Colonial Revival with a twist, with a columned porch, sidelights and arched dormer home windows included to the combine.
The single-relatives has the information of the period on the first ground this kind of as wood floors, moldings, pocket doorways and designed-ins. Parlors flank the central entry, which has a bench built into the unique stair and stained-glass sidelights all around the doorway. The stained glass is recurring in at least a person established of pocket doors foremost to the parlors. One particular of the front parlors opens into the dining home, which has its period of time wainscoting and plate shelves as effectively as a constructed-in china cupboard with leaded glass doors.
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Throughout the entry, the other parlor has been opened up to a renovated kitchen, with a peninsula separating the two. The changeover from wood-crammed rooms to an all-white kitchen with a tile ground is abrupt, but a couple type tweaks may simplicity the change. The kitchen area has an expanse of cupboards, a 2nd peninsula with room for seating and a windowed nook with area for a desk. A glass-paned doorway provides accessibility to the rear lawn and a powder home is tucked up coming to a stair foremost down to the basement.
6 bedrooms are spread across the top two floors. The most significant is on the second ground and has 3 exposures, a window seat and four closets. There is not an en suite but the three bedrooms on the ground share two whole baths, just one with a tub and 1 with a shower. The listing notes both of those have been renovated, and the 1 pictured has a sleek marble topped wood vainness. A 3rd comprehensive tub is on the ground earlier mentioned.
There is a last 50 percent bathtub in the concluded basement, alongside with a laundry home and flexible space with house for a relatives place, health club or other use.
In addition to the entrance porch, which retains its wood slatted ceiling, the outside place features a stone-sided rear deck with home for dining and a small lawn with planting beds. Adjacent to the garage is a paved seating location and in the corner of the yard is what the listing refers to as a treehouse but, at the very least heading by the image, appears to be an elevated shed.
The residence was final on the market in 2001. It is now shown with Rebekah Carver of Douglas Elliman at $2.8 million. Really worth the talk to?