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Barbara Wilding
Jillian Woods

154 Congress Street

$4,900,000 154 Congress Street, New York City, NY 11201
Perfectly positioned on a corner lot with bluestone walkway around, this beautiful Cobble Hill townhouse is filled with gorgeous original details throughout. With 6 Bedrooms and 3.5 Baths, fantastic light streams in from the windows along the 60 foot width including 2 dramatic bay windows on the Parlour Floor that add to the grandeur of this home.

Enter the Parlour Floor vestibule and pass the beautiful arched door with etched glass panel into the entry gallery and immediately feel the difference in light and space of a corner townhouse. The 25 foot long Living Room is just to the right, past the original arched pocket doors. Your eyes are drawn in by the 12-foot ceilings and original details including a marble wood-burning fireplace, ceiling medallion, mouldings, and the incomparable large bay window that truly sets this room apart.

On the other end of the Parlor Floor, past a convenient powder room, is the bright airy kitchen. The extra-tall windows and matching large bay window here provide a uniquely special spot for dining. Enjoy creating memories and meals in this space with granite countertops, custom cabinetry, and stainless steel appliances. The back door leads to the bluestone paved garden below, a perfect place for outdoor entertaining.

Head up the elegantly curved original mahogany center staircase with its distinctive illuminated newel post that once contained a gaslight but is now electric. The extra-large Primary Bedroom with its giant widows is filled with light and original details including a marble wood-burning fireplace. The windowed Primary Bath, has a walk-in shower, marble tiles, and a convenient second door to the hallway. This floor has an additional large Bedroom, currently used as a TV Room. Continue to the top floor with its original tin ceilings and find three additional Bedrooms and a Bathroom with a skylight. The extra-large front Bedroom has views to the water and another marble fireplace. The back Bedroom contains a decorative marble fireplace.

A legal two-family house, the garden level could easily be turned into a separate apartment and has 2 separate entries to the sidewalk. Currently, there is a large 23 long Living/Dining Room with tin ceilings and marble fireplace. There is also a large additional bedroom, bathroom, and kitchenette on this floor as well as full-size washer/dryer. The lower Basement level runs the length of the house and has 6'5'+ ceilings, providing fantastic storage options.

This well-maintained home has been updated with zoned, central AC and heat, alarm system, and Nest doorbell with camera. Come see all this special house has to offer. Perfectly located in Cobble Hill near subways and all the great, cafes, restaurants, shops, playgrounds, and beautiful Brooklyn Bridge Park! Zoned for PS 29.
  • Sold
  • 6
  • 3.5
  • 1899
    Year Built

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • MLS® ID: OLRS-0080786
  • Type: Townhouse
  • Year Built: 1899
  • Neighborhood: Cobble Hill
  • Architecture Styles: Prewar
  • View Description: City


  • Total Bedrooms: 6
  • Total Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Half Bathrooms: 1
  • Fireplace: Wood Burning

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 4
  • Other Exterior Features: Garden


  • Sales Price: $4,900,000
  • Zoning: R6

154 Congress Street

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