RARE opportunity. Impressively designed, restored and completely renovated in
2018, this historic townhouse for chic modern living is available for the
first time. Originally built in 1857, 183 Lafayette is a Vernacular Italianate
style wood-framed row home nestled in the landmarked Fort Greene Historic
District, surrounded by grand trees and brownstones—arguably one of most
picturesque blocks to live on.
This house was not only re-imagined with thoughtful stylish design selections,
it was also truly renovated from the inside and out, including, new floors,
walls, electrical system, plumbing, central 2 zone HVACs, double paned
windows, new garden, deck, with every detail included. 183 Lafayette is a
single family, 20ft wide home that is comprised of 5 floors; 4 floors of
living spaces with 4 large bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 2 powder rooms, a
finished rec room basement, and a magnificent landscaped garden and deck. This
is a bright and luminous home facing northeast and southwest for all day
The main entrance is steps up from stoop to the parlor floor and into the
Great room. The open living room plan with a formal dining area features 7ft
tall arched windows at the front of the house, 10.5 ft high ceilings, 10” wide
white oak hardwood floors, recessed lighting. There is also a wall of windows
with French doors leading to a large terrace with views of the meticulously
manicured garden. The original staircase was beautifully restored as the spine
of the home that connects all of the floors. There is also a windowed powder
room on this floor. This is truly a “Great” room.
Step down to the garden floor, the grand eat-in kitchen with access to the
backyard and a secondary entrance from the front of the house. This floor
features a gorgeous chef’s kitchen, oversized light gray cement tile flooring,
a lovely 4-windows-bay-window with built in seating benches, a spacious
laundry room, and a pretty powder room. The breakfast nook leads out to the
garden with a French door and wall of windows. The luxurious Italian GD Cucine
kitchen features triple-layer oak cabinetry, complete with a luxurious natural
stone finish marble counter top and backsplash. The Bosch appliances include
the stove with a vented hood, oven, dishwasher, and a double refrigerator,
located side by side. As no details were overlooked, there are steps leading
down to the basement floor to a fully finished and designed recreational room
with built-in oversized closets for storage.
The second floor features a king sized bedroom, a queen sized bedroom, and a
gorgeous windowed bathroom, while the third floor features the master bedroom,
a spacious bedroom/den/office and a spa-like master bathroom. There are
skylights that pour in bright light to this room—and feature serene sunset
views out to the gardens of the neighborhood. These bedroom floors boast of
ample closet space, 10” wide white oak flooring, recessed lighting, and double
paned windows, all with lovely garden and neighborhood views. The spa-like
bathrooms are fashionably designed with hand made Moroccan tiles by Popham,
oversized stacked subway tile, Blue Dot Mirrors, Duravit toilet, sink and
fixtures. The master bathroom boasts of a large freestanding soaking bathtub
and a separate rain shower.
Superbly located in prime Fort Greene, 183 Lafayette is a one-of-a-kind
townhouse steps to renowned restaurants, cafés, nightlife and conveniences.
Fort Greene Park, BAM, Barclays center are also minutes from your front door.
Transportation is breezy from this location with the C, G trains and Atlantic
Terminal close by.
Available starting as early as Nov. Offered for $16,000, 1 year minimum, or
$18,500. FURNISHED OPTION, 7 months minimum. All utilities are the
responsibility of the Tenant.