The owner’s duplex in this Clinton Hill townhouse has plenty going for it: Every room features a marble fireplace, and the original parquet flooring is still in place. Exposed brick and wooden beams in the kitchen add old-world charm, while big windows and a spacious backyard provide ample opportunity to grab some sun. A top-floor rental unit seals the deal. Listed by John Bataille of Nest Seekers.
This barrel-front brick townhouse in Prospect Lefferts Gardens is just a couple of blocks from Prospect Park. Original details make a scene here, from the carved-wood front door to the ornate molding and fireplaces. The top-floor master bedroom features an ensuite bath and access to a private rooftop deck. On the ground floor, a deck and patio are accessible via the kitchen. Listed by Mark Martov of Corcoran.
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This Gowanus home has two units, a 2-bed/2-bath and a 3-bed/1-bath, so rental income should be a breeze. The duplex owner’s unit has gorgeous features throughout, from the whitewashed-brick fireplace to the updated kitchen’s subway-tile backsplash. The garden has lots of space to relax and entertain, and even has a large workshop/shed in the back. Listed by Sal “Cappi” Capozucca of Brown Harris Stevens.
This two-story brick townhome in Crown Heights was designed by an architect who also owned the house. The finished basement can function as an office space and also contains a full bath and a laundry room. The open-plan living/dining space flows into a modern kitchen and outside to a spacious backyard with a thoughtfully designed stone patio. Listed by Charlie Pigott of Corcoran.
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This Bed-Stuy townhouse contains an owner’s triplex with garden access in addition to a top-floor rental unit. The circa-1899 home retains tons of charming original detail, including tall ceilings, glossy hardwood floors, pocket doors, ornate moldings and multiple marble fireplaces. The cellar can be finished to provide additional storage or living space. Listed by Dina Foster-Osbourne of Halstead.