253 Carlton Avenue

253 Carlton Avenue

253 Carlton Avenue, New York City, NY 11205

Build your own 25' wide dream townhouse on one of Fort Greene's best blocks. 253 Carlton is a simple, Italianate Townhouse that sits on a quiet, tree-lined street around the corner from Fort Greene Park. The current owner, a well-regarded architect with a deep understanding of landmark townhouse properties, purchased the house for its innate attributes including the A+ location. Resting on a 100' deep lot, the existing brick stone house is 3,100 square feet over 3 floors with a 4,900 buildable square foot lot. The current architect/owner estimates approximately 4,300 square feet would make it through landmarks. This would include an extension to the rear of the existing 3 stories plus a 4th story set back from the front cornice. There already exists a below the stoop entrance at the front of the building that leads to the cellar level. The cellar ceiling height is 8' plus and begs to be incorporated into the rest of the home above. Integrating the cellar into the upper 4 stories would create a 5,200-5,500 square foot home. 25' is wide enough to accommodate an elevator if desired. There are options for the delivery of the property including the architect/owner delivering DOB and Landmark approved plans post-closing. Please inquire for more information.

Attached are an existing floorplan and proposed floorplan for a single-family home.

In the heart of the Fort Greene Historic District, 253 Carlton Avenue is proximate to the neighborhood's sundry amenities: Fort Greene Park, acclaimed restaurants along DeKalb Avenue, BAM, Barclays Center, and quick transport to Manhattan.
Doug Bowen

Doug Bowen

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status Sold
  • MLS® IDPDES-20781029999
  • TypeResidential
  • YEAR BUILT1899
  • NeighborhoodFort Greene
  • Architecture StylesPrewar




  • Sales Price$3,250,000

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