Description - In Contract

Energy-efficient brownstone with spectacular roof deck! This property brings modern living to the next level with a complete Passive House retrofit. The transformation was completed in 2013 and many period details were preserved, including original stairs, slate mantels, and wood molding and doors. The 18 foot wide, one family home offers four plus bedrooms, three full baths and a powder room, a fully finished basement, FOUR outdoor spaces and a green roof across 4.5 floors of living and entertaining space! On the parlor floor are the dining room, galley kitchen with custom cabinets, powder room, and the living room, which opens to the deck and stair to the garden. The third floor offers a spacious and bright master bedroom with en-suite bath. Two small children's bedrooms are set beneath a light-filled playroom on the floor above, which opens to the lower roof deck and green roof. Duck out onto the deck to relax, or head up the spiral staircase to the large top roof deck for spectacular city views. On the garden floor you will find a sunny guest room, a full marble bath, and a large study that opens to the porch and hot tub. The garden is landscaped with SYNLawn artificial grass and perennials. The fully finished basement features a rec room with a soft cork floor, as well as a large storage area. Certified by the Passive House Institute in Darmstadt, Germany, this energy efficient home has low monthly operating expenses, available on request.Hot water is provided by a Rheem on-demand-tankless water heater. No boiler is needed. TheZehnder ERV constantly supplies filtered fresh air, and a 2-ton mini split provides central heating and cooling. Triple-glazed Zola windows and doors and closed-cell foam insulation with airtight Intello membrane envelope keep this home quiet and comfortable.

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