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  • Price$2,999,000
  • Beds5
  • Baths4
  • Sq. Ft.2,970
  • Built1899
  • Est. Tax$7,116

265 Carlton Avenue, Brooklyn

Welcome to 265 Carlton Avenue, a historic brownstone with 5 bedrooms, 2 full baths, and 2 half baths located on one of Fort Greene’s most desirable, landmarked blocks! Built in 1899, this rare, two-family townhouse is currently configured as a four-bedroom (plus home office) owner’s triplex over a one-bedroom garden rental – all around the corner from beloved Fort Greene Park. Enter through the light-filled parlor level resplendent with original details including oak hardwood flooring, grand wooden doors, 2 ornate marble fireplaces (7 in total throughout the home), and high ceilings with decorative moldings. The renovated kitchen features stainless steel appliances including a dishwasher, a generously sized island with ample seating, custom cabinetry, granite countertops, and three large storage pantries. The kitchen opens up to a new, steel deck outfitted with IPE-wood decking overlooking the lush garden – the perfect place to grill and dine alfresco this Summer! Head up to the second floor which boasts two expansive bedrooms including the grand master suite adorned with original arches, ornate moldings, a marble fireplace, rustic wide plank pine floors, and oversized windows letting in an abundance of natural light. The second bedroom is equipped with an additional fireplace, Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, a walk-in closet, and bathroom. On the top floor of this stunning home, find the laundry, a full bath, home office, and two more expansive bedrooms also adorned with original fireplaces, mantels, wooden beams, and wide plank pine floors. The garden rental has been tastefully renovated and is equipped with a stackable washer/dryer and a dishwasher and will be delivered vacant. This well-loved home is surrounded by all of the best cafes, restaurants, and boutiques that Fort Greene has to offer. Moments to Fort Greene Park, BAM, Barclays Center, and an abundance of train hubs for seamless access into Manhattan and all of Brooklyn. Showings by appointment and open house.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #4924605
  • Price$2,999,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms4.00
  • Full Baths4
  • Square Footage2,970
  • Acres0.00
  • Year Built1899
  • TypeMulti-Family 2-4
  • StatusActive


  • AmenitiesFoyer, Home Office, Garden, Eat in Kitchen, Stainless Steel Appliances, Hardwood Floors As Seen, Cathedral/Vaulted/High Ceiling, Oversized Windows, Exposure West, Exposure East
  • ParkingOther/See Remarks

School Information

  • DistrictNew York
  • ElementaryCity of New York
  • MiddleCity of New York

Community Information

  • Address265 Carlton Avenue
  • AreaBrooklyn
  • CityBrooklyn
  • CountyKings (Brooklyn)
  • StateNY
  • Zip Code11205


  • HeatingSee Remarks
  • CoolingNone
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementSee Remarks

Listing Details

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Listing information last updated on May 25th, 2019 at 6:13am EDT.