1265 Bergen is the home you've been waiting for. Over the decade, the current owners have fastidiously maintained the 4 story, 3 family home and preserved its special details, creating a home that is perfectly move-in-ready. Complete with substantial rental income from two-2 bedroom top floor rental units (each with its own washer and dryer), you can comfortably live in the owners ground floor duplex with 12 ft ceilings, master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a large eat in kitchen leading out to the private fenced rear garden which provides peaceful enjoyment for relaxing and entertaining outdoors. The spacious building with a 19x45' footprint, front courtyard, original stoop, railings and cornice, and a full height round projecting bay makes a magnificent statement on a coveted tree-lined block. The gracious 3,448 square feet of interior space is comprised of four stories and a basement, affording unparalleled living comfort in the heart of coveted Crown Heights. Allowances exist to extend or build an additional 1,106 square feet if desired.. This historic grand home, located in the bucolic Crown Heights North Historic District is one of 8 majestic limestone built by John J. Magilligan circa 1895. A beautiful reflection of the Renaissance Revival style, 1265 Bergen boasts many original period details that define its distinctive elegance and classic character. Original inlaid hardwood floors, well preserved woodwork, detailed fretwork and millwork, pocket doors, lovely fireplace mantels and other original features are in excellent condition and exude old world charm throughout. The home blends history with modern convenience and is in one of Brooklyn's most architecturally distinguished neighborhoods. The location is exceptional, mere minutes to Brower Park, Brooklyn kids museum and a brief stroll to Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Museum. Walk to nearby hot spots on Nostrand Avenue like King Tai, Lula's Bagel, and Colina Cuervo or a few blocks over to Franklin Avenue and enjoy Berg'n, Barboncino's and the gastronomically favored Mayfields. Transportation in this area is exceptional with the 3 train located on Eastern Parkway and the A, C train on Fulton for an easy trip to Manhattan or take the B65 bus on Bergen street to neighboring Prospect Heights and downtown Brooklyn.