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20 Verandah Place

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Feb 25, 2021
It previously was on the market for a total of 65 days.
65 days on Market

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Key Details

  • Listed: Dec 22, 2020
    Days on Market: 65
    Building Type: Townhouse
    Neighborhood: Cobble Hill (Brooklyn)
    Listing viewed 508 times
Est. Monthly Mortgage: -
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $16,102
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($599,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Description

Rarely available and coveted carriage house right on Cobble Hill Park! Bring your architect to this nearly 25’ wide carriage house with its unique façade, historical detail, and prime location on this special mews block. Currently set up as a single-family home, your historical Brooklyn dream home with awaits.

Has Landmarks approval for a renovation. As you enter from quaint Verandah Place, the first floor is open and quiet, with exposed brick and the first of the house’s two wood burning fireplaces. Off the kitchen, a deck offers space for outdoor dining, with stairs down to the tranquil garden below. Brick details from the home’s time as a carriage house add character to the stairway leading to the second floor, which is currently set up as the primary bedroom. This bright, open space overlooks Cobble Hill Park through its large windows.

More carriage house character emerges in the ceiling’s beams, and a second wood burning fireplace warms the space on chilly nights. The top floor offers three spacious bedrooms and a full bath. On the garden level, a bright rec room offers walk-out access to the yard through a sliding glass door.

Previously used as a bedroom, this gutted space is ready for you to build out to your own specifications. 20 Verandah Place sits on a block full of history and charm in prime Cobble Hill. Constructed in the 1840s through 1860, the carriage houses on this block served as homes for the servants (and horses) of the wealthy home owners of Warren and Clinton Streets. Since that time, the block has seen much Brooklyn History.

According to its owners, during its early history, 20 Verandah served as a stop on the Underground Railroad. Nearby 40 Verandah Place housed novelist Thomas Wolfe while he wrote his novella No Door. In 1965, the newly formed Cobble Hill Association successfully lobbied the city to turn the site of a former church into what is now the lovely, flowering Cobble Hill Park.

The Park is the very heart of this most charming, coveted neighborhood and is the delightful view from 20 Verandah Place.

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