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Renovated brick house is a welcome respite

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This spacious, renovated seven-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom brick house sits on a double lot along a tree-lined street.

Built in the 1930s, this home at 306 W. 261st St., enjoys a welcoming front porch and a level, grassy backyard with an inviting patio and a raised sun deck. High ceilings complement handsome hardwood floors. It also has a detached garage with a private, multi-car driveway.

Standout features include: a front vestibule, entry hall, living room with bay windows, open-plan dining room and new center-island kitchen with a quartz countertops, stainless-steel appliances and a pantry closet with an antique sliding barn door.

There is also a master bedroom, main-floor powder room, second-floor laundry closet with stacked washer and dryer, finished walk-out basement with a fitness room and an office/playroom, and a new roof with solar panels.

The property is comprised of two adjoining lots. So, bring your architect and your vision if you want to develop this site further.

It is conveniently located for schools, shops and the vast greenery of Van Cortlandt Park, and is close to the Bx9 bus and express buses to Manhattan.

All of this could be yours for $1.25 million.

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