A Cobble Hill two-bedroom triplex that's anything but basic

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Its tall ceiling heights and interesting layout keep this Cobble Hill two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath on Verandah Place from being ordinary. A maisonette—meaning it has its own entrance, among other things—located in a former schoolhouse building, it has three levels (the highest level being a loft) and windows stacked above each other, bringing in more light than is usual in an apartment on the ground floor. 

The kitchen's a mite compact, but it clearly benefited from a 2013 renovation. Per the listing on Brown Harris Stevens (which is representing the seller, who's asking  $1.9 million), it has a breakfast bar, a marble backsplash, name-brand appliances (including a Wolf stove with a griddle), and a double farmhouse sink.

The dining room's airy—again, that ceiling!—and the bedrooms, too. The piece de resistance: a semi-private parking spot—a treasure in a neighborhood known for tough street parking. 

The apartment's only been on the market for a few days, so we'll see if the price makes sense for this coveted neighborhood. (A few other two-bedrooms are asking less.) As always, we recommend doing your own due diligence, but for now, on looks and layout alone, consider us a little smitten. 

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