Your gateway to a modern version of Narnia
Have you ever dreamed of coming home from a long day and escaping into a fantasy world all your own? This one bedroom duplex in Park Slope is your gateway to a modern version of Narnia, with its bold color palette and the most exquisite details in home design. From pocket doors to poured concrete floors to brushed metal accents in bronze and copper, every element has been chosen with style in mind. Take a tour!
A sculptural wall paneling made of solid walnut runs the length of the entry hallway concealing the master bedroom, walk-in closet, and decadently tiled en-suite bathroom. Your curiosity beckons as you search for the hidden door. (Hint: Look for a silver pull in the wall.) Or you can access the sleeping quarters behind one of two conveniently located pocket doors. And when you do, prepare to be delighted by the simple opulence captured by the inner rooms.
Retreat into your master bedroom and imagine a tranquil English garden with the accent floral wallpaper. You can spend an afternoon in the customized walk-in closet which provides plenty of height to organize every wardrobe season. And if you’ve been wondering what to do with your priceless family gems, important documents and other valuables, you are in luck — your new home comes with a turn of the century home vault, featuring an inviolable lock and inner drawers.
Sashay into the adjoining en-suite bathroom, the size of some NYC studios, and immerse yourself in the teak soaking tub for a bubble bath of epic proportions. Or if you prefer, take a steam cleanse in the double-sized tile shower where the floral motif continues with iridescent lotuses in bloom. Paradise has never felt so good.
As you enter the southern-facing (read: sunny) open-concept kitchen with more than enough space to accommodate a table for eight. You can imagine a farmhouse table under the polished nickel pendant with clear tubular glass bulbs.
As you decide what to make for dinner, your inner cook bursts with excitement eyeing the top of the line appliances: a built-in Sub-Zero full size refrigeration system, Bluestar stove, Zephyr range, Wolf microwave, and Fisher & Paykel cooling drawers. And even non-aspiring chefs will be impressed with the abundance of space for every kitchen gadget known to man with a dedicated pantry closet, tambour appliance closet, deep soft-close cabinets and drawers, and a walk-in utility closet complete with customized spice rack and wicker basket shelving. The piece de resistance: a magnificent floral mosaic backsplash of climbing-vine peonies designed by Elizabeth Bomberger and Sicis Tiles complemented by the vibrant pink kitchen island.
Stylized with contemporary and nature-inspired elements that are both warm and inviting, the fluidity of the space continues through to the lower level with the wood and acrylic panel staircase leading to the recreation area. The downstairs area is filled with whimsy, where every corner brings a new surprise. From the customized home office with a snowflake bookshelf to the enclosed laundry station with LG front-loading washer and dryer to the rough-hewn wood and marble utility sink to the half-bath with burled wood lacquer cabinetry and a leaf tiled floor design.
The main area of the recreation room includes a built-in storage unit with a queen-sized Murphy bed, and sliding door access to a 22’x11’ private outdoor oasis. The room comes equipped with (2) retractable walls: one is soundproof to create a second bedroom when guests come to visit, the other houses a movie screen to create a private theater for movie buffs, all at the touch of a button.