Welcome to one of the most magical spaces you will find in Fort Greene. The Classic Modern boasts exquisitely finished apartments with unique architecture and a small building community.
Enter through a cozy private entryway of this 4th floor walk-up to a sunlit living room that is made even more expansive by one of two large outdoor spaces that is easily accessed by large, dual sliding doors. The luxurious kitchen boasts quartz counter tops and a Carrara marble center island for entertaining and working on your favorite recipe. As you enter the first bedroom, what comes to mind is the perfect balance of modern and classically historic. The hardwoods, woodwork, and windows are elegant and inviting. The spa-like bathroom is on the first floor with stunning modern features such as a deep Lacava sink, stone counter tops, and an extra-large soaking tub that steals the show!
The second floor is accessed by a wide, wrap-around staircase with storage ingeniously built in to the steps. The bright and open second bedroom has gleaming hardwoods and built in storage that is made even more perfect by the large private terrace accessed by sliding glass doors with spectacular views of the historic Ft. Greene church spires and downtown Brooklyn skyline. The additional room upstairs is bright and cheerful with room to be an office, entertainment room, or ensuite space.
268 Cumberland 4B is in the perfect location, one block south of Fort Greene Park and two blocks from either the Lafayette Ave (C) or Fulton St (G) subway stations. Ft Greene is listed on the New York State Registry and on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a New York City designated Historic District. Fort Greene contains many examples of mid-19th century Italianate and Eastlake architecture, most of which is well preserved. It is known for its many tree-lined streets and elegant low-rise housing.
Fort Greene is also home to the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Brooklyn Music School, The Paul Robeson Theater, The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, BRIC Arts, UrbanGlass, 651 Arts performing center for African-American presenters, The Irondale Center for Theater, Education, and Outreach, the Mark Morris Dance Center and Lafayette Church. The neighborhood is served by the New York City Subway at DeKalb Avenue (B, D, N, Q, R, and W trains), Atlantic Avenue Barclays Center (LIRR, 2, 3, 4, 5, B, Q, D, N, R, and W trains), Lafayette Avenue (C train), and Fulton Street (G train).