If you're a fan of California casual chic (and have a couple million to spend), 816 Fifth Ave. in Brooklyn's Greenwood neighborhood may be for you. Listed for $2.5 million, the single-family townhouse has three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, a den, and a basement.
An abundance of windows make the rooms look airy and bright. The house also has hardwood floors, exposed brick and concrete, hand-troweled cement stucco, and striking wood-beam ceilings. Several Ipe decks offer space to relax outside.
Other bells and whistles: radiant heated concrete floors in the cellar and on the third floor, an AC system with controls for each floor, quarter-sawed white oak railings, and a private parking spot. There's no elevator, so you'll end up climbing quite a bit. Don't forget your phone in the cellar!
The townhouse is between 33rd and 34th Streets, right next to Greenwood Cemetery. The nearest subway stop, the D, N, R station at 36th Street, is a five-minute walk, and the new Liberty View complex near Industry City provides shopping options, but no supermarket.
For more of an idea of the place, here's a video tour. Did we mention the house has expansive views... of the cemetery?
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