Classic Victorian with In Ground Pool
On an enormous corner lot at Dorchester Road and 16th Street, this beautiful landmarked Victorian home is tucked privately behind rows of maintained hedges. Enter the grounds and the up the stairs to the front covered porch where you can easily sit and enjoy a lemonade on a warm day. The double door entry leads into a grand foyer introducing the old world charm of the home. To the right is an expansive living room featuring a marble surround fireplace. Abundant natural light pours in from the enormous windows looking out onto the wraparound sunroom on the front of the house.
On the opposite side of the home is a formal dining room. The room's crown molding, wood wainscoting and hardwood floor inlay makes the space elegant and timeless. Continue through to a powder room and convenient butler's pantry before entering the eat-in kitchen. Granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and ample storage make this an ideal kitchen for chefs and cooking enthusiasts alike. Built in banquet seating and access to the side and back yards make the space ideal for entertaining.
The stately center staircase leads up to the main sleeping level. The first bedroom features large windows and a lovely terrace overlooking 16th Street. The front bedroom has its own marble sink and custom millwork around the radiators with a large walk in closet. Across the landing is the massive and bright master bedroom. A full bathroom, walkthrough dressing room with dual closets and an additional bedroom complete the level. The top floor of the home offers 3 additional bedrooms and a full bathroom. The basement is accessible through the kitchen and offers immense amounts of storage as well as a half bathroom and a laundry room.
The grounds of the home have been meticulously maintained and offer many options for customization. The rarest aspect of the grounds is the incredible in ground pool and adjacent hot tub. The rear yard has a patio where a grill and dining area can easily be set up for entertaining. And this property has a curb cut.
1600 Dorchester is conveniently located near the B and Q subway lines at the Cortelyou Road Subway Station. Ditmas Park is known for its gorgeous tree lined streets and picturesque historic homes and is home to many shopping and dining options.