1101 Ditmas Avenue is an enchanting 1899 built Colonial situated on a picturesque corner lot with generous bucolic front and side gardens, with old growth Sycamores, surrounded by a white picket fence and located in the heart of one of Brooklyn's most desirable neighborhoods, Ditmas Park!
This gracious and beautiful home epitomizes charm and character. In keeping with the uniqueness of Ditmas homes, a lovely south facing front porch offers a shaded space for enjoyment in every season. The front door opens into the grand rectangular foyer, with space enough for a piano! An entertainers dream and an owner's oasis, the first floor flows seamlessly between rooms, boasting high ceilings, gorgeous period details, sun flooded spaces and is rounded out with a lovely half-bath.
The expansive 17 foot living room has exquisite original details and personality, including a decorative fireplace, three large windows, intricate moldings, original herringbone floors with gorgeous inlays, and custom built-in shelving. The elegant west facing formal dining room has stunning cross beamed ceilings, beautiful moldings, and connects to a sun-room (currently set up as a bar) with a door that leads out to the side garden. Retire in the evening into the rear den to unwind as you wish.
If you enjoy cooking you will love the window-lined country-style renovated marble kitchen with stainless steel appliances. This space has been intelligently designed, offering plenty of storage, and there is a separate enclosed deep pantry.
Upstairs, are three well proportioned bedrooms, a hallway walk-in linen closet and a full bath with an original porcelain sunken bath. The pretty and bright primary bedroom overlooks a large terrace, an ideal spot to sip your morning coffee, practice your sun salutations, and to enjoy your sunset cocktails.
The third floor open attic has endless potential. Currently unfinished, it could easily be converted into a dream office space, children's play area or even a primary suite.
There is a full, floor-through finished basement, with ample space to set up your home gym, media room and there's also a full laundry area. The basement has tons of extra storage space and closets too.
All this on a 3700 lot with a private two car garage and driveway!
This location is ideal, situated a short distance to two express subways stations B/Q at Newkirk Avenue and Cortelyou Road, one can be in Union Square in 30 minutes or Prospect Park in 10! Cortelyou Road, a short walk north on Sycamore lined Stratford Road, has become one of the most amazing foodie locations in Brooklyn, with the Flatbush Food Coop, and a variety of incredible eateries from around the globe! Yoga, coffee, art supplies, charming florists, and one of the very best green markets in NYC!