This luxury-filled $15M Brooklyn Heights townhouse has passive home tech behind its historic grandeur

Picture credit score: Evan Joseph for The Corcoran Group

This 7,040 sq. foot townhouse at 37 Sidney Place within the postcard-pretty Brooklyn Heights Historic District spans six tales of residing area–all accessed by a bronze-mirrored elevator. From the gymnasium and sauna within the basement to the top-floor treehouse room, there are six bedrooms, 9 baths, a landscaped backyard, and two terraces. Asking $14,950,000, the Greek Revival-style dwelling was inbuilt 1846. A full renovation by Baxt Ingui Architects has added each fashionable luxurious and a sustainable future: The home is underneath evaluation for passive home certification.

Luxurious supplies and advantageous craftsmanship outline the house’s inside. Quietly at work within the background, passive home options embrace an ERV air filtration system, triple-pane home windows, and insulated, air-tight development, for a quiet and energy-efficient dwelling.

Along with architectural design by Baxt Ingui, inside design was a collaboration with LA-based Jeff Corney, with development by SMR Craftworks and furnishings and advantageous artwork by Hovey Design.

On the parlor flooring, outsized, triple-glazed home windows and 11.5-foot ceilings body the area. This degree highlights the house’s spectacular stock of conventional and fashionable luxurious.

The glamorous townhouse front room is anchored by a wood-burning fire with a Nero Marquina mantel. Gentle descends from a dual-skylighted customized aspect stair.

On the opposite aspect of a  jewel-like ebony-walled moist bar is the eating room. A powder room encompasses a Belgian Bluestone sink.

A light-filled chef’s kitchen options dramatic Calacatta Macchia Vecchia stone, a Lacanche vary, an built-in Gaggenau fridge and freezer, double built-in dishwashers, a full-height pantry, and an extra espresso bar with Sub-Zero drawers, all behind customized millwork. The area is anchored by an outsized marble-topped eating island.

The kitchen’s glass outer wall encompasses a Zola lift-and-slide door with motorized shades and a retractable exterior door display screen. Simply past is a terrace and stairs to the house’s landscaped backyard.

Down on the backyard degree, an excellent room will get gentle by a wall of home windows. A newly-constructed curving stair visually connects the open residing areas and brings gentle in from a skylight above.

A small moist bar is tucked into the west wall and a powder room with a customized Calacatta Viola built-in sink is across the nook.

Additionally down here’s a cozy au pair suite, a mudroom with secondary laundry and storage. Simply outdoors, under-the-stoop storage is guarded by a monitored, remote-controlled latch system for secure bundle supply.

On this degree, one other lift-and-slide door with motorized privateness shades reveals a again patio and an additional deep 75-foot-long yard. This non-public refuge is dwelling to old-growth London airplane and Norway maple timber and bluestone pavers and is surrounded by a customized cedar privateness fence. All landscaping options computerized irrigation programs.

Upstairs, a full-floor main suite options a bed room with a spacious terrace overlooking the backyard beneath. The entrance room is at present a research/workspace with its personal ensuite bathtub and walk-in closet.

The first bathtub is a spa-like affair with heated flooring, Calacatta Vagli slabs and an ebonized oak vainness, a steam bathe, built-in audio system, a big cast-iron soaking tub, and a separate W/C with a wise Toto bathroom. The suite additionally encompasses a huge walk-through closet.

One flooring up, you’ll discover two extra massive bed room suites with walk-in closets. A laundry room gives high-capacity LG models, and an under-the-counter beverage fridge means you gained’t should go far for a drink whereas doing laundry.

The treehouse-like prime flooring is bathed in daylight from triple glazed skylights above the steps and a German passive glass ceiling with a motorized privateness shade. Up right here you’ll discover a nice room that makes an ideal yoga studio, and a “treehouse room” with a loft-like pitched roof. A Jack and Jill bathtub is tucked between the 2 rooms.

Down 5 tales (there’s an elevator, bear in mind?) within the cellar, above a brand new slab with vapor barrier and insulation, you’ll discover a gymnasium room, a full bathtub with a chilly water bucket bathe, and a sauna room prepared for infrared or conventional sauna set up. As if this weren’t sufficient luxurious for one historic dwelling, the cellar additionally gives a refrigerated wine room with a customized metal and glass insulated enclosure.

Exterior, a grand stoop and restored facade match proper in on the historic block. Along with the neighborhood’s cornucopia of cafes, eating places, and retailers, the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and Cadman Plaza Park are close by, as are quite a few public transit choices.

[Listing details: 37 Sidney Place by Karen Talbott and Kyle Talbott of The Corcoran Group]

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Picture credit score: Evan Joseph for The Corcoran Group


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Brooklyn Heights