This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from June 05, 2013
Live in your own mini compound in the heart of Red Hook, Brooklyn! This incredible single-family home built in 1900 boasts a beautifully landscaped garden with a viewing pond that leads to a separate 2-story guest house/artist studio. The 3 bedroom 2 full bath main house is filled with natural light, offers plenty of space with 2 floors and a full basement, plus features many original details such as the beautiful wood floors throughout and grand staircase connecting the first and second floor. There are also 2 wonderful wood-burning fireplaces, skylights on the 2nd floor, ceiling fans, an updated/renovated kitchen with generous counter space and stainless steel appliances, plus a custom master bath with an extra large steam shower. Entertain comfortably in the living room and formal dining room, and relax in the sitting room/TV area with a good book or movie. The roomy loft-like guest house, a new construction residence that mirrors the guest house, is also 2 floors with lovely skylights. All mechanicals and electrical are new. This special property in a quiet residential waterfront community is also convenient to all the area's great offerings, including the famous Fairway market, Chelsea Garden Center, Ikea and other big-name retailers, interesting boutiques, great bars and restaurants, and the Red Hook waterfront park with stunning views of southern Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty.