For veteran New York City broker Caryl Berenato, finding clients a home they absolutely adore is everything. "I want everyone to really love where they live," she explains. "Of course, a home also has to be a great investment, but when they walk in the door, I want my clients to feel like they've found their perfect, personal haven."
With more than three decades in the real estate business and a lifetime spent in the New York area, Caryl is a deft matchmaker between each client's specific criteria and her encyclopedic knowledge of the city's vast inventory. She's built an unparalleled knowledge base and tool kit of resources to address any obstacles that may arise, and she has a strong network of professional contacts she readily shares with her clients.
Honest, informed and confident, but never pushy, Caryl is passionate about New York City, and her enthusiasm in helping others make it their home is palpable. Again and again, her loyal clients praise her ability to get the job done efficiently, effectively and enjoyably.
Caryl resides in Chelsea and holds a degree in design from FIT. When she's not hard at work for her clients, she enjoys traveling, cooking, volunteering with Reading Partners and taking in everything New York City living has to offer.
1 Montague Terrace, Brooklyn | $13,750,000
Superbly located on fabled Montague Terrace, and bathed in all day light from three exposures, One Montague is among the most desired of all of Brooklyn’s fine addresses, and this offer presents a rare opportunity to truly customize a collector quality home of exceptional scale. Built around 1863, this beautifully maintained and substantive brownstone (8,595 sq. ft) is situated on an impossible to replicate 35x104 corner lot, making a profound architectural statement, embracing the prestigious character of the neighborhood and anchoring the block. One of the stand out features of the home is the owners’ duplex with its grandly scaled 55 foot living room. Perfect for elegant entertaining and living, this space provides ample room for important art walls. The expansive living room, with high ceilings, dual fireplaces, and hardwood floors, is further accentuated by the nearly floor to ceiling windows with views of the harbor and Promenade to the west, and overlooking the spacious secluded garden to the east. The beautifully restored bay window highlights the center staircase, which leads from the ensuite garden level sleeping areas. The primary bedroom is further bolstered by private access to the spectacular garden sanctuary. The upper floors consist of a light infused guest suite and three income producing apartments with high ceilings, hardwood floors, and fireplaces with carved marble mantels. Enjoy spectacular sunsets to the west from the roof, along with the absolutely breathtaking, open sweeping views of the harbor and the Manhattan skyline. Renowned Brooklyn Heights allows for a quality of life that provides the ultimate sanctuary within the city. In arguably the most appealing neighborhood, moments from numerous parks, excellent dining, shopping, transportation and so much more, this home is perfectly located. There are numerous possibilities in this historically significant property- contact me for a tour to unlock the potential.