It is not going to be the White Dwelling, nonetheless this Brooklyn Heights townhouse comes with some extreme Washington connections.
Joe Lockhart and Giovanna Gray Lockhart strive as quickly as further to advertise their 25-foot-wide, roughly 6,200-square-foot townhouse at 15 Willow St. — this time for $10.5 million, based mostly on a StreetEasy itemizing exchange.
This truly isn’t the couple’s first time on the rodeo. Joe, who was Pres. Bill Clinton’s press secretary, and Giovanna, the earlier DC editor of Glamour, bought their Washington house to the Obamas for $8.1 million in 2017. Positioned inside the affluent Kalorama neighborhood, the earlier presidential couple had rented that 8,200-square-foot unfold after leaving the White Dwelling earlier that 12 months.
Two years later in 2019, this time in New York Metropolis limits, the Lockharts shelled out $8.99 million — the full asking worth — to say this Brooklyn townhouse as their very personal. The unfold had initially listed in 2016 for a so much larger $14.15 million.
StreetEasy reveals the Lockharts have made earlier makes an try to advertise. In 2020, they listed it for $10.49 million; in 2021, it requested as so much as $10.75 million.
“They love the home, nonetheless they moved out of state,” said Karen Heyman, of Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty — Downtown Manhattan Brokerage — who shares the itemizing alongside together with her brother, Alan Heyman. She added a tenant has lived inside the home as a result of the couple’s switch.
As a result of it now stands, the townhouse comes gut-renovated, based mostly on the itemizing — and it moreover stands on a nook lot with personal parking.
Inside, it has six bedrooms, 4 full bogs and two powder rooms. As for various perks, the parlor flooring ceiling reaches 12 ft in peak above a fireplace — thought of considered one of three full — a consuming house and wide-plank herringbone flooring. Working alongside the aspect of this home, fairly just a few oversize house home windows that fill the room with delicate. Off to the aspect, there’s a kitchen that options personalized cabinetry, a marble island, a La Cornue differ and entry to a terrace that seems out to the property’s yard.
Underneath, the yard stage has a further casual actually really feel. Merely on the other aspect of doorways that consequence within the yard, a family room with a gasoline fireplace, a marble kitchenette and a laundry room. The cellar, within the meantime, has a temperature-controlled wine room with home for 300 bottles, along with a tasting alcove nestled beneath an arched brick alcove. The cellar’s screening house, seemingly versatile in use, is now getting used as a home health heart.
The principle bed room spans the home’s second flooring, which contains automated shades, dressing areas, a sitting room with a gasoline fireplace and closets. The ensuite toilet has radiant-heated flooring, a rain bathe and a deep-soak claw foot tub.
The third flooring houses three bedrooms, a lounge house and one different home for laundry. Merely above that, there’s one different family room with a kitchenette, which ends up in a terrace with an outdoor Jacuzzi. Crowning the development: a roof terrace with unobstructed Manhattan-facing views.