A gut-renovated & restored two-family townhouse boasting a gated parking spot
and a garden level rental unit, 153 Herkimer is a seamless blend of
contemporary convenience and classic Brooklyn charm. Features of this 3,600
sq. ft. house include a picturesque Victorian-style façade, a finished
cellar, walnut hardwood flooring, central heating and cooling, a private
backyard with a deck, bluestone pavers, and grass, and a stunning, 5-bedroom,
3.5-bathroom owner’s triplex.
The lower level of the triplex sits on the parlor floor of the house and
features a gorgeous formal living space, an eat-in kitchen, and a powder room.
The living room has a bay window, a decorative fireplace with the original
marble mantel, and original pocket doors that lead into the kitchen. The
kitchen has access to a patio and the backyard and is equipped with sleek
double height countertops, a wine cooler, a farmhouse sink, and a suite of
high-end stainless steel Viking appliances.
The master suite occupies most of the second floor and possesses a wood-
burning fireplace, a bay window, a massive dressing and closet space, and a
sublime en-suite bathroom with Carrara marble, double vanity sinks, a two-
person walk-in rain shower, and a free-standing soaking tub. Next to the
master is a hallway with built-in shelving and an office/study that can be
used as an additional bedroom. The third floor contains the remaining 3
bedrooms, 2 sky lit full bathrooms, and a washer/dryer. Each bedroom has
private closet space, and one has a decorative fireplace with original
The garden-level unit has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a washer/dryer, backyard
access, and an open-concept living room and kitchen. Each bedroom has private
closet space and looks out into the backyard.
153 Herkimer is situated on one of the prettiest streets in Bedford-
Stuyvesant. The building is just steps from restaurants, cafes, gyms, bars,
and shops, and is close to the Brooklyn Children’s Museum and Bedford-
Stuyvesant Museum of African Art. The A/C subway lines and the LIRR are just
around the corner.