Welcome to 19 Irvington Place, a grand three story single family home with a landscaped yard and garage in the historic and park like neighborhood of Midwood Park in Brooklyn.
Built in 1915, this lovingly maintained home still retains most of the original details that make this home so spectacular- a wood burning fireplace, stained glass windows, pocket doors, high ceilings, and beautiful millwork throughout.
As you enter the home on the main level you are greeted by 10 foot ceilings and gleaming hardwood floors. A formal foyer welcomes you with a wood burning brick fireplace and an original stained glass window. The expansive living room features a massive south facing bay window, additional stained glass windows, and sliding glass doors that access the large covered front porch. The formal dining room easily seats 12 or more and features original wood pocket doors, detailed millwork, and windows overlooking the lush side yard. A bonus room off the staircase makes a perfect library or den and has 3 additional stained glass windows. The large eat in-kitchen has 11 foot ceilings, a tile floor, wood cabinetry, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Natural light floods the room with a skylight, multiple windows, and sliding glass doors to the side deck. A half bath completes this level.
The second level of the home features hardwood floors, 9 foot ceilings, 3 large bedrooms and a windowed bathroom. The massive primary bedroom has oversized windows, two closets, and overlooks the peaceful back yard. The second and third bedrooms both feature two exposures and beautiful bay windows, one with a window seat.
The third level of this home has 8 foot ceilings, 3 bedrooms and another full windowed bathroom. The fourth oversized bedroom is south facing and has the original bay window. Two additional bedrooms offer versatility and easily make for perfect children's rooms, additional bedrooms or offices. With a total of six bedrooms in the house, the options are endless to meet anyone's needs.
Enjoy the best of outdoor living with multiple spaces to garden, entertain, or relax. A massive south facing covered front porch with tile floors, detailed metal railings, and classic overhead pendant lights welcomes you to the home. The deck off the kitchen is a perfect spot to soak in the sun on a bright morning.The side and back yards have lush plantings that have been lovingly cared for and professionally maintained. The serene backyard has a stone paved floor, and is so large it can fit both seating and dining areas to host family and friends.
The garage is fully finished with sheet rocked walls and electricity, and can house your car or be used as an additional room. The driveway and garage accommodates 3 cars. A full basement with an additional 1240 square feet houses the laundry room, multiple storage rooms, and another half bath.
This home is not to be missed.
Midwood Park is a historically significant neighborhood in Brooklyn with beautiful, large, and exquisitely detailed Queen Anne, Victorian, and Colonial Revival style homes in a beautiful park like setting while being so close to the center of it all.
Transportation is a breeze with multiple bus lines nearby, and the B/Q trains a few blocks away at Newkirk Plaza. The neighborhood is filled with nightlife, restaurants, and shopping. Prospect Park is a short walk away.