Park Slope modern home built from a former carriage house is back on the market for $7.9M

Image courtesy of DD Reps–Donna Dotan

If you have strolled past it, you could have noticed the vintage traces of the modernist home tucked amongst the brick condominium properties and historic brownstones in Brooklyn’s Park Slope community. The impressive home at 77 Prospect Area, given its existing kind by architect Phillipe Baumann in 2004, was when a one-tale carriage household, built in 1886. Baumann’s renovations included a new upper ground, a 30-foot skylight, and a dazzling wonderful place that opens onto an out of doors patio with a very hot tub custom architectural interiors integrate heat wooden, glass, metal, and plaster. The breathtaking dwelling past modified hands in 2017 for $6.6 million it’s now back again on the market for $7.9 million.

6sqft formerly showcased this notable dwelling, recounting the story of how it was acquired by the Brooklyn Union Gas enterprise in 1972 for use in an alternate electrical power experiment, serving as the company’s present home, with experimental fuel cells on its Apollo spacecraft-impressed roof.

Baumann’s internet site clarifies how a metal body was fabricated, then craned into put over the present roof, letting for the building of a new upper floor although disturbing the structure beneath as small as possible. The new flooring was offset three toes from the developing following door in buy to permit light-weight to enter from down below. Structural logic, spatial clarity, and gentle, aided by materials like steel beams, plank ground, plate glass, and plaster outline the building’s style.

The 30-foot-large semi-detached townhouse appears to have been given a latest renovation, providing its 5,300 square feet of inside house a sleeker, far more present-day feel. Its principal flooring is framed by wide-plank pine flooring and 15-foot-large cedar ceilings. A 30-foot skylight parallels the residing home wall.

Lit by a west-experiencing wall of home windows, an open chef’s kitchen area delivers alongside one another the key ground living spaces. Options involve Pietra Cardosa worktops and custom millwork appliances involve a Miele double oven, 36-inch induction oven and dishwasher, a SubZero fridge, a Broan assortment hood, and Kessebohmer sliding cabinets.

The home’s key bed room suite spans the width of the household, with a wall of windows and customized wardrobes with doorway-activated lighting. A stylish skylit en-suite bathtub has a glass-wrapped shower with a created-in bench, double sinks, and mirror-clad partitions.

Up a extensive staircase is a excellent place boasting 15-foot ceilings, 4 exposures, and floating bookshelves. A rotating wall qualified prospects to a powder place and a 30-foot-large glass wall.

A one of a kind street-dealing with balcony was created in the architect’s signature modern-day type. This remarkable rooftop patio is a correct urban oasis with outdoor seating and stunning sights.

Back again down at the garden level are two extra roomy bedrooms with walls of windows and huge customized closets. A double-sized walk-in shower floats entirely enclosed in glass. Geometric-patterned wall tile enhances the organic tones of stone flooring and countertops.

Toward the entrance of the home is a cozy modern media place complete with customized mood lighting, and a home fitness center. This just one-of-a-type Brooklyn townhouse also has photo voltaic panels set up for energy performance, building use of light-weight the two inside and out.

[Listing details: 77 Prospect Place by Matthew Scott and Abdul Muid of Ivey North]


Shots courtesy of DD Reps–Donna Dotan

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77 Prospect Spot, Present day Houses, Philippe Baumann

Neighborhoods :

Park Slope