About this property
Welcome to 578 Lafayette, an ultra-modern and bright, fully renovated loft-like five bedroom (5BR), five bath (5BA) 4 story townhouse with a flexible layout on the border of trendy Clinton Hill and Bedford Stuyvesant. This 3,520 square foot legal 2-family home consists of a four bedroom (4BR), three-and-a-half bath (3.5BA) owners triplex over a large one bedroom (1BR), one-and-a-half bath (1.5BA) lower duplex that can be delivered vacant or with a rental tenant in place, currently paying market rate. Enter through the tiled private entrance to the dazzlingly bright living area with its double height wall to wall windows. This sun-drenched living and dining area features a 24 ceiling and a stunning layered wood feature wall and built-in shelving unit. This entire floor is an entertainers dream with an open floor concept connecting the living and dining areas to the huge chefs kitchen with all Bosch stainless steel appliances, along with a showstopping 12 x 8 waterfall marble island with 5-burner gas cooktop and plenty of counter seating. Custom Italian cabinets and pantry provide ample storage, and a sunny window seat offers a view of the private deck and landscaped garden. Theres even a built-in U-Line 30 bottle wine fridge for sipping away while you cook, adding to the charm of this family home. The kitchen leads to a private south facing deck and a shady, private 16x45 landscaped outdoor oasis with a dedicated gas hookup for your grill and built in raised planting beds for your own city garden. Continuing inside, the Australian steel and wood staircases with modern glass railings anchor the space and lead to the serene lofted second living room; perfect to use as a den, office or play area - whatever flex space you need! The second floor also includes an oversized, bright south facing en-suite bedroom as well as a walk-in laundry room with additional storage. Head upstairs to the fourth floor and youll find 3 additional bedrooms. Two large sun-drenched bedrooms (one is currently used as an office and yoga studio) both have custom-outfitted closets, and they share a tile- and river-rock lined full hall bathroom with a combination tub/shower, plus theres a hall linen closet for extra storage. The spacious primary bedroom (16 x 18) has a truly grand feel thanks to its vaulted ceilings and oversized windows that allow an expansive view of the skyline! This luxurious suite can easily fit both a King size bed and an office area, reading nook and more, and it features its own private bathroom with a windowed rain shower, plus two walk-in closets. The whole house was gut-renovated in 2015 and has a state-of-the-art HVAC system with smart thermostats on each floor, all new energy-efficient windows, new electrical and plumbing from top to bottom, and it features polished bamboo wood flooring throughout. 578 Lafayette is conveniently located near many of Clinton Hills' & Bed-Stuys favorite dining and shopping spots including Pilar Cuban Eatery, Speedy Romeo, Peaches Hot House, Clementine Bakery, The Council Cafe, Peace & Riot and many others. Lively Herbert Von King Park with a large dog run and music and outdoor movie screenings in the summer is a block away, and the G train Bedford Nostrand stop is 100 yards away, making your commute to the subway less than 30 seconds! Dont sleep on the opportunity to make this wonderful home yours with the added bonus of an amazing investment opportunity for years to come.
Listing courtesy of Nicholas Oliver