162 Argyle Rd

Single Family Townhouse

RLS IDX Data display by Douglas Elliman.

Property Description

A rare find in Prospect Park South! This beautiful home, built in 1907 by Hobart A. Walker offers much to delight, with 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths and 2 half baths. Beautifully landscaped grounds greet you, as does a large front porch, perfect for sipping lemonade in the summertime. The grand foyer/gallery is a lovely way to greet visitors, and you'll be delighted by the large dining room with coffered ceiling, with its working wood burning fireplace and original marble surround. There is an enormous living room, with another working wood-burning fireplace, with a marble surround. At the end of the living room is a separate sunroom/library - perfect for reading, enjoying the sun or doing some office work.The cheery windowed eat-in-kitchen wraps around the house and has a spacious eating nook. A half-bath completes this floor.The second floor has an incredible master suite, that runs the full width of the house - 38' wide - there are four huge closets (2 walk-in) and a separate dressing room/lounge with an ensuite bath. There are two additional bedrooms on this floor - one which has three exposures and a private terrace. An updated full bath is on this floor as well.The top floor has 2 bedrooms, plus a full bath with the original clawfoot tub. One of the bedrooms could easily function as second master bedroom-it's that huge. Please note: hardwood floors are beneath the carpeted floors. The basement is perfect as a rec room - it's finished and currently there is a separate room for laundry, and a large cedar closet.The house has been exceptionally well-maintained, has central a/c, a new roof and all mechanicals are in good shape. The yard is large, plus there is a private driveway with a 2 car garage to complete the picture. Near all - Prospect Park, excellent transportation via the Q/B train lines, all amenities on Cortelyou Road and on Church Ave, including The Farm on Adderley, Lark Caf, Hunger Pang, Mimi's, Wheated, the Flatbush Food Co-op, Downtown Market and much, much more.
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Listing Courtesy of Douglas Elliman