1408 Dean Street, NewYorkCity, NY


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About 1408 Dean Street

1408 Dean Street is a historic and handsome four story townhouse, situated in Crown Heights North, Brooklyn. This Second Empire residence was home of a famed abolitionist and Frederick Douglass confidant, Hiram P. Crozier, in 1871. Dean Street is a landmarked block, but this house is not a part of the landmarks designation, allowing you to create the home of your dreams. Standing on an oversized 30 x 95 ft lot, this two family home is currently configured as a generous owner’s upper triplex boasting six bedrooms over a studio garden rental providing for grand living while collecting income. The garage at the back of the property, once a carriage house, can be transformed into your dream home office, artist studio, workshop, or extra residential space. A legal curb cut affords ample and convenient parking for multiple cars to arrest your need to endlessly circle in search of parking. The generous front porch overlooking a front garden planted with champagne and scarlet Westerland roses allows for seamless entertaining between inside and outside spaces. The oversized front doors lead to a triple parlor with original wood parquet, working fireplace, loft ceilings, two oversized windows with pocket shutters and built-in cabinetry, providing an elegant space for entertaining. Directly off the main parlor area, you will find an exquisite light-filled bedroom which can be used as an office or guest room. Through an original pocket door with stained glass detail, you will find a light filled southern exposure dining room adorned with original lincrusta wallpaper. The galley kitchen off the dining room allows for easy conversion to an open plan concept. Stairs off the kitchen lead to the backyard and garage. The second floor leads to two generous bedrooms which span the entire house and provide ample light from northern and southern exposures. On this level the front room provides access to a generous balcony with views of the treetops and neighboring townhouses. On this level, you will also find a bathroom with walk-in shower. Up another flight of steps, on the top floor you will find an additional three bedrooms, an office, and a bathroom with an original tub and fixtures. In the lower-level apartment which is private and accessible by walking down the driveway to the back of the property, is a spacious and fully renovated 600 square foot studio with an original tub, washer/dryer, full kitchen, and recreation room and original tiles. Recent infrastructure upgrades include an updated boiler, water heater, water main, electrical panels and roof provides a fully-functional and move-in ready home. With further cosmetic updates and an additional 4,000 square feet of FAR available, this property can be easily transformed/rendered to your taste. 1408 Dean is convenient to the best that Crown Heights has to offer including Brower Park and its jogging path, playground and basketball courts adjacent to the Brooklyn Children’s Museum are conveniently located two blocks away. The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, Brooklyn Public Library, Barclay’s Center and Prospect Park are easily accessible. Downtown Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan are 15 minutes away via subway, with the A, C, 3 & LIRR all closeby. Numerous cafes, bars, restaurants and live music venues, including Café Cotton Bean, Café Rue Dix, King Tai, Barboncino, Chavelas, Franklin Park Beer Garden, Peaches, and the Salon on Kingston are mere minutes away.

Features of 1408 Dean Street

MLS® # COMP-151185026066044
Price $2,100,000
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 3.00
Full Baths 3
Square Footage 2,772
Year Built 1899
Type Residential
Sub-Type Townhouse
Status Pending

Community Information

Address 1408 Dean Street
Area Brooklyn
Subdivision Crown Heights
City NewYorkCity
County Kings
State NY
Zip Code 11216


Parking Garage, On Site, Private
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool No


Interior Hardwood
Interior Features High Ceilings
Appliances Washer
Heating Forced Air
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 1
Fireplaces Other


Exterior Features Private Entrance, Private Yard
Lot Description 30.000000x94.420000

Additional Information

Listing Courtesy of Compass
Date Listed February 13th, 2024
Days on Market 2
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No
HOA Fees Freq. Monthly

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