position: Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York
price: $3.2 million
This is the last unit for sale at Brooklyn’s Timber House, a six-story building constructed entirely of a sustainable composite material called Mass Timber.
Unique Brooklyn Project park slope The neighborhood is New York’s first mass timber condominium The building, and the city’s largest mass timber project, according to listing agent Lindsay Burton Barrett.
“Mass Timber is a very eco-friendly building type. , requires less energy than other materials, resulting in huge, beautiful and incredibly dense wood.”
According to Barton Barrett, developer The Brooklyn Home Company worked with eco-minded MESH Architectures to build Timber House. The result is a building that incorporates many eco-friendly Passive House features with bright, modern rooms warmed by natural materials.
Unit 4A has three sun-filled bedrooms, a Juliet balcony and a beautiful Scandinavian kitchen with a 28 foot long kitchen island. One of the wow factor of this home is the nearly 11 foot ceiling height. This is “something you don’t see in buildings in Brooklyn, old or new,” says Burton’s Mr. Barrett.
The 2,041-square-foot unit has 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms and is located on the 4th floor of a 6-story condominium with a total of 14 units.
Timber House is packed with smart and eco-friendly features. This includes Lutron lighting, Latch smart locks, Nest Protect carbon monoxide and smoke detectors. Energy efficient Zehnder ventilators control air exchange throughout each unit.
Solar panels, Passive House-quality triple-glazed windows, and mineral wool insulation also add to this home’s symphony of eco-friendly features, while a multi-zone heat pump efficiently controls temperatures without burning gas. All appliances in the house are electric,” Barton Barrett said. “These are incredibly efficient and designed around the idea that the power will come from fully sustainable sources within 20 to 30 years.”
Shared amenities at Timber House include a bike room, private storage units for each property, on-site parking with EV charging for purchase, and a beautiful furnished roof deck with views of downtown Brooklyn and the Manhattan skyline. “Onsite parking is very important at Park Slope,” Barrett said. Unit 4A has Juliet’s balcony and his 42 square foot basement storage unit.
Timber House is located on Union Street in Brooklyn’s historic Park Slope neighborhood, adjacent to Gowanus, a cultural hub for arts and recreation. “This place is really convenient for everything,” said Burton Barrett. “Walking distance from the iconic Park Slope Food Co-op, many gyms, and all the amenities imaginable at Park Slope, but with Whole Foods, a very creatively stimulating and vibrant Gowanus It’s right next to the -Coming Neighborhood.
Park Slope’s 5th Avenue is lined with boutique restaurants, retailers and nightlife. The building is 3 blocks from Prospect Park and Grand Army Plaza, home to a lively farmers market. We are half a block from the Union Street subway station and have easy access to Manhattan.
Agent: Lindsay Burton Barrett, Douglas Elliman
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