A rare opportunity to own a piece of history on the former prestigious St. Marks Millionaire's Row in the North Crown Heights Historic District.
Built in 1905 by premier Victorian Architect Axel S. Hedman, renown not only as a prolific builder in Crown Heights, but responsible for magnificent homes in Park Slope and Lefferts Manor.
Be charmed and fascinated by this landmarked limestone 4,000 sq. ft. plus
3 family Renaissance Revival townhouse, currently occupied as a family home since 1947.
A treasure trove of original detail featuring stained glass windows, ceiling medallions, cartouches, pocket doors, decorative fireplaces, wainscoting, corinthian columns, custom leaded glass cabinetry, and wood moldings. Beautiful parquet wood floors and soaring ceilings throughout complete this 5 bedroom 4 bath residence.
901 St Marks Avenue holds 11 rooms filled with memories. Complimented by light from the front, the parlor floor is spacious, leading to the sitting room, then on to the library with decorative fireplaces and exposed wood beam ceilings. The grand staircase leads upstairs to the music room, dining room, kitchen and bedroom. The upper level has two generously sized bedrooms, a smaller bedroom, and a full bathroom with a skylight.
The enormous finished front lower level is perfect for a family recreation room, fitness area or the ultimate man cave or diva den. Two rooms to the rear could accomodate a media room, extra storage or use your imagination to create something special.
An abundance of outdoor space awaits you with a spacious front balcony, fenced private side patio, small rear patio, a huge 3rd floor deck and potential deck on the top floor. A 2 floor legal brick extension extends all the way to the lot line.
From 1890 to 1910, St Marks Millionaire Row was home to Brooklyn's most affluent doctors, lawyers, merchants and industrialists. Today this rapidly expanding neighborhood is home to Boeuf & Bun, Basil, the Brooklyn Children's Museum, Brower Park and nearby Fulton Street shopping. Fantastic dining and nightlife on Nostrand Ave. and nearby Franklin Ave. Close to the A, 3 Express trains, multiple bus lines, and the LIRR. A short commute to Manhattan.