This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from January 21, 2016
Introducing 231 Decatur Street, a rarely available 4-story, 3-family jewel on one of Stuyvesant Heights' most coveted blocks. Built in 1897 and designed by Axel Hedman for Eli Bishop, this barrel-front Renaissance Revival style brownstone beauty is teeming with stunning original details, including hand-carved bannisters, gorgeous wainscotting, intricate mantels and woodwork, decorative fireplaces, stained-glass windows and skylight, lace plasterwork and elegant inlaid wooden floors throughout. Whether you're looking for an income property or an historical gem to serve as the canvas for your glorious dream home, 231 Decatur offers an array of exceptional possibilities. Currently used as a fantastic income-producing rental property, all three units are in turn-key condition with updated kitchens and baths. The garden and parlor floors serve as a 3-bedroom duplex with access to the full garden and cellar. The third floor features a modern and stylish 1.5 bedroom apartment with an exquisite built-in seating area under the sun-flooded bay window. The top floor 2-bedroom sports beautiful hardwood floors, french doors, and arched doorways. Soaring ceilings and southern exposures add to the grandeur and beauty of this special property. With its close proximity to the A/C trains and Bed-Stuy staples Peaches, Saraghina, and Manny's, to name just a few, the location is simply amazing. 231 Decatur presents the extremely rare opportunity to own a beautiful and historic home on one of the very best blocks in Stuyvesant Heights. A true treasure.