|Living Area||2,676 sqft|
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Open the front door of this significant 18th century colonial, " The John Goddard House" you are enveloped by the history of this property. It has burnished wide pine floors painted a rich dark chocolate color, custom wooden shutters, plaster walls, and multiple fireplaces, including a rare double bee hive oven in the kitchen. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances & a lovely wood topped island. Step down from the kitchen, walk through the mud room area, into the magical large private bricked garden with mature landscaping highlighted by discrete lighting and multiple sitting and dining options. Or, enter the first floor bedroom and bathroom which is perfect for airbnb use, an au pair or conversion back to a rental as the property is a legal two family. The second floor has two large bedrooms, each with a fireplace and the second floor sitting room also with fireplace. The third floor, with a bathroom, serves well as an office, studio or more guest space. It has a lofted ceiling so a sunny open space. This owner has a combination of period antiques and Asian influences- which points out how flexible this space is for all aesthetic styles. There is parking for two in the pebbled driveway, two guest parking passes es and discrete storage off the driveway. Battery Park and other waterfront activities are only a block away but no flood insurance required. Put your paddle boards or bicycles in the shed in the back. Enjoy life to the fullest here at at 81 Second Street.