231 Decatur St. $2,095,000

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    231 Decatur St. Brooklyn, NY 11233

    • 6 Beds
    • 3.5 Baths
    • Multi-Family
    • MLS# 3954834
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    Property Details

    Quintessential Renaissance Revival brownstone designed in 1897 by noted Brooklyn architect Axel Hedman. His homes are an important part of the landscape of Bedford Stuyvesant and other Brooklyn neighborhoods. Hedman tailored his designs to each neighborhood and added touches that make these exceptional houses stand out amidst their neighbors. Now you have the opportunity to add your personal touch and transform this architecturally significant property into your dream home! 231 Decatur Street is a masterpiece nestled in the Stuyvesant Heights historic district, on one of its most coveted blocks. This exemplary barrel-fronted townhome features a classic Hedman interior, rich with Colonial Revival details such as deep rounded bay windows, classical columns and pediments, arched doorways, and wainscoting. The interiors have been designed to provide a feeling of openness and grand proportion. The lower duplex offers exclusive access to a lovely backyard and full-height basement with storage space and laundry facilities. This apartment offers gorgeous original detail, tall ceilings, renovated open kitchen and bath, and a flexible floor plan. The third and fourth floors each feature an updated two bedroom apartment, with large barreled bay windows, gorgeous decorative fireplaces, and other historic detailing. The top floor unit includes an in-unit washer/dryer. This property is a fantastic investment opportunity, as this area of Brooklyn continues to thrive. This house is unparalleled, whether you are looking for rental income or to create your own showstopping home. Building upgrades include recent conversion to gas heat with a newly-installed furnace, upgraded electrical, and renovated kitchens and bathrooms throughout. When you step outside 231 Decatur Street, you'll find the neighborhood institution Peaches right around the corner, as well as the sleek coffee bar & cafe Skal. Nearby is the ever-popular Saraghina, and too many other fab eateries, bars and cafes to name. All within close proximity to the A / C train for easy access to other Brooklyn destinations and Manhattan.

    • General Features
      • Year Built 1897
      • Hoa Fee 0.00
      • Neighborhood Stuyvesant Heights
      • New Development No
      • Real Estate Tax 467
    • Building Features
      • Building Bike Storage No
      • Building Class C0
      • Building Doorman No
      • Building Elevator No
      • Building Garage No
      • Building Gym No
      • Building Laundry No
      • Building Pets Yes
      • Building Pool No
      • Building Prewar No
      • Building Rooftop No
      • Building Storage No
      • Foyer No
      • Garden Yes
      • Has Fireplace No
      • Has Outdoor Space Yes
      • Multilevel Yes
      • Number of Building Stories 3
      • Number of Building Units 3
      • Number of Half Baths 1
      • Number of Rooms 16.00
      • Unit Balcony No
      • Unit Garden Yes
      • Unit Laundry Yes
      • Unit Terrace No

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    Neighborhood

    11233 (Brooklyn) Demographics

    34 Median Age
    59,160 Population Density (per sq. mile)
    36% College Educated
    $48,278 Estimated Median Income
    7,099 Estimated Total Home Owners
    24,712 Estimated Total Renters
    22% / 78% Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
    2 Estimated Average Household Size
    79,796 Total Population
    Community data courtesy of LiveBy, Inc.

    Market Last 30 Days In This Postal Code

    $902,500 Median Sales Price
    2 Homes Sold
    8 New On Market

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        Property History

        Date Event Price Percent Change
        -- Current Price Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $2,095,000
        1/19/2023 6:27:45 PM Price Reduced Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $2,095,000 -7.91%
        9/21/2022 2:35:00 PM New in Database Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $2,275,000

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        Note: All room dimensions, including square footage data, are approximate and must be verified by the buyer. The information contained herein is furnished by the owner to the best of his/her knowledge but is subject to verification by the purchaser, and agent assumes no responsibility for the correctness thereof. The sale offering is made subject to errors, omissions, change of price, prior sale, or withdrawal without notice. In accordance with the Law, this property is offered without respect to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, familial status or disability. This is not intended to solicit property currently listed.