56 Marlborough Road, Apt B
Originally constructed in 1918 as a single-family mansion, 56 Marlborough Road has been meticulously renovated and designed to create two luxurious, unique townhome condominiums with state-of-the-art design features and Smart technology while preserving the beautiful historic detail.
Originally intended to be the developer/owner's residence, this custom bespoke townhome is the consummate expression of understated elegance. Careful selection of luxurious finishes and fixtures and meticulous attention to the behind the wall infrastructure make the quality of this home unmatched. Fully insulated for warmth and sound,with new Andersen windows, new roof and exterior, new plumbing and electrical throughout, soft closing solid core pocket doors with custom mortise hardware, a full coverage sprinkler system, a high velocity central system by Unico with three zones of central heating and cooling, ducting in place for the addition of an ERV fresh air recirculation system.
Townhome B stretches over four stories with 2,600 square feet of gracious living space including 4+ bedrooms and 2.5 baths and an additional 1,700 square feet of limited common space (porch, backyard, garage, terrace)! Enter the Parlor from the covered mahogany front porch and feel the warmth of a new wood burning fireplace restored with the home's original mantel from 1906 the floating chimney provides the perfect backdrop as you enter dining room with plenty of space for a table that seats 10 to entertain family and friends.
Continue through the open plan, into the stunning kitchen that beckons your inner chef - or open the four-panel, floor to ceiling glass door onto your expansive deckthat descends to the backyard. Custom finishes include Reform cabinetry with solid, white oak drawers, ahuge island with a honed/leathered brown Brazilian Quartzite countertop and a 33' double basin, ledge /under mount Franke sink, Dacor 5-burner range with an exterior vented Faber hood, double Bosch wall oven, microwave / speed oven combination unit and a Bosch dishwasher w/ 12" convenient wine cooler and beverage center. There is also aluxe half bath with tambour wainscoting has a wall mounted Duravit toilet and bidet.
Ascend the custom white oak and wrought iron stair to the 2nd floorwhere you'll find a Primary bedroom suite with a lovely sun/meditation room, two walk-in closets with louvered doors and a huge ensuite bath.Sleek finishes include matte black fixtures, floor to ceiling Nemo ceramic tile, exposed brick, two vanities and a glass enclosed shower with a combination rain hand/shower fixture, a freestanding deep soaking tub and a warm toilet nook with a Philippe Stark wall mounted unit and bidet. The floors have radiant heat.
There is asecond bedroom with two exposures, crown moulding and a convenient laundry room with utility sink that opens to a balcony overlooking the expansive backyard.The third floor has an electronically controlledskylight and dramatic vaulted ceilings. The third bedroom suite has sliding glass doors to a private roof terrace overlooking the tree lined street and a full bath with vaulted ceilings, a skylight andshower/tub combo.The flex family room/den or home officecan easily be converted to a 4th bedroom. The fully insulated and waterproofed basement is a versatile, bonus living space with a multitude of possible uses. Media room, home gym, kids play room or office. There is a half bath with potential to be converted to a full and floating, natural cork floor over insulated, epoxy sealed concrete.
The gated property is privately fenced with a new horizontal modern cedar design and landscaped with indigenous evergreens in the front and lush grass with peripheral plantings in the back. The garage has new custom red Cedar doors that are WI-FI operated.
Referred to as one of New York's greatest architectural treasures, Prospect Park South was intended to be "the country in the city" for those fortunate enough to reside there. Nestled in this enchanting enclave are The Townhomes of Marlborough Road. Bucolic, tree-lined streets of stately, detached homes in varying styles are complemented by lush greenery and landscaping that beautifies the neighborhood, creating a feeling of open space. So unique is the look and feel of the neighborhood that first-time visitors wonder what world they've entered.Read more