278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building
Sold

278 Lafayette Avenue Unit: Building

278 Lafayette Avenue, New York City, NY 11238

$2,075,000
First offering of this stately, landmarked 20x45x100 ft brownstone 4-family property in 40 years. Situated amongst a contiguous row of five Italianate residences built c. 1868 by James. H. Mason and Patrick Lambert, the architectural beauty of this home begins at the facade and extends well beyond to the wealth of remaining original detail in each unit and common area. Some of the wonder of the facade includes the beautiful eyebrow lintels and table sills at the entrance, desirable full length parlor floor windows as well as the upper story windows plus a bracketed wooden cornice as the homes crown.

Enter the home on the parlor floor and be greeted by the massive wood curved hall stair with detailed woodwork, spindles and striking raised panel wainscoting. The grand parlor floor has traditional dramatic ceiling height with floor-to-ceiling windows adorned by unpainted wood shudders, original inlaid wood floors, medallions, a marble fireplace and more.This floor is configured as a 1-bed/1 bath with access to deck + backyard. The top (2) floors have an identically spacious floor plan with 1.5-Beds/ 1-Bath and galley kitchen just off from the livingroom. Original details include, inlaid hardwood flooring throughout, (2) fireplaces each, crown and base moldings. The garden floor is currently a 1-bed plus home office/den with separate livingroom, galley kitchen and garden access.

In need of cosmetic renovation bring your architect and/or contractor to help contemplate the perfect restoration of the inherent grand nature of the home to each unit. DELIVERED VACANT. Keep the current configuration and earn an attractive projected cap ratio of 5% or w/ ease convert the property to the most desirable and classic configuration for a Clinton Hill townhome of an upper 4+bed/ 3-bath triplex over garden rental. Options truly abound here!

Prime Clinton Hill proper location steps to trains and a battery of restaurants and quaint cafes and shops including Michelin star rated The Finch, Locanda Vini & Olli, Aita, Starbucks and Urban Vintage. When opportunity​​‌​​​​‌​​‌‌‌​​​​​‌‌​‌‌‌​​‌‌​‌‌‌ knocks!...

6
beds

4
baths

3,304 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA

Shameika Wade

Shameika Wade

Features & Amenities

Interior

  • total bedrooms6
  • Total bathrooms4
  • full bathrooms4

Area & Lot

  • Status Sold
  • Living Area3,304 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS IDOLRS-0077466
  • TypeRESIDENTIAL
  • YEAR BUILT1905
  • Architecture StylesPrewar

Exterior

  • STORIES4
  • other exterior FeaturesGarden

Financial

  • Sales Price$2,075,000
  • Zoning R6B

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