BIG BOLD VACANT 5 UNIT LIMESTONE IN PRIME CROWN HEIGHTS 186 New York Avenue Brooklyn NY 11216
Built in 1898, by Architect and builder D’Oench & Simon in the renaissance revival style, 186 New York Avenue, with its architecturally stunning façade, is an outstanding semi-attached limestone . This 20 wide 4 story townhouse offers a rare opportunity to live in and invest in a legal 5 unit property or why not downsize it to a gigantic 2 or 3 family as it ‘s currently fully vacant.
With a gross square feet of 5600, the property consists of, on upper 2 floors: 2000 square feet owners duplex with 4 br / 2.5 baths and a large private terrace , on the lower 2 floors: 2 spacious 1 br / 1 bath apartments and 2 large studio apartments in the 2 story rear yard extension, and a full/unfinished basement with an oil boiler.
Most of the units including owners duplex still maintain the pre-war charm in its original parquet flooring, molding, wainscoting, built-in shelves, decorative fireplace, bay windows, stained glass, arched ceiling beams……
Located in the heart of the scenic rowhouses and mansions area of land-marked Crown Heights, and close to all the neighborhood favorites, new brunch spots, cafes, bakeries and organic restaurants like Memes Crepes, Catfish, the Crabby Shack, 2 saints, Cocoa Grinder, French Ricol Bakery where you can enjoy exquisite french styles baked goods….
Only a few blocks to subway transportation 3, A & C lines, LIRR, and a short stroll to the Brooklyn Children s Museum, Botanical Garden, Prospect Park with its Saturdays famers market, the Brooklyn Museum , etc….
For investors, this rare gem has endless of investment potential to substantially increase the property value, by upgrading the units to luxury rentals and/or converting them into condominiums.
Rarely does a vacant property like this come on the market!! so come on and make this your dream home and investment!