21 Prospect Park West
This rare once-in-a-lifetime Montrose W. Morris Renaissance Revival mansion is nearly 25 feet wide and gazes out onto Prospect Park, Olmsted and Vaux's personal favorite. Lovingly restored and standing tall at five stories, topped off by a roof deck with spectacular views, the home boasts over 7000 square feet of living space comprised of eight bedrooms, six bathrooms, six fireplaces, a library, two separate internal staircases, and the 1950's inspired ice cream parlor is literally the cherry on top.
The centerpiece of this breathtaking home is the double-height Gallery with its sensational turn of the century chandelier and an internal second-floor balcony completely surrounding the "Grand Galleria" creating a most dramatic double-height exposure from below.
The east wing of the second floor opens to a luxurious paneled library with custom millwork, a Juliet balcony, and views onto Prospect Park or retreat to the west wing where an ample den/office resides. Step out onto the second-floor petite terrace for an espresso and take in a little sun. The third floor is the primary suite and features a sitting room inside the walk-in closet, a marble-encased soaking tub, steam shower, ...
Park Slope, with its tree-lined streets and immaculate brownstones, has a small-town feel and social cohesion that’s unusual in the city.
It’s a place where activities for children are unending, shopkeepers know their customers and people stop in the street to chat. Even as the park-side homes are buffed to a high polish, the area still offers a variety of experience: There are scores of restaurants and bars; a diverse retail sector; multiple Farmer’s Markets, including Grand Army Plaza’s; and Prospect Park with its fantastic bandshell, baseball fields, zoo, botanic ... read more