The white-coated brownstone at 212 Columbia Heights, five houses down from Pierrepont Playground, has been sold for $11 million. According to both the New York Observer and the blog Curbed, this is the highest price ever for a house in Brooklyn Heights.
Corcoran agents James Cornell and Leslie Marshall were described as saying a full renovation in 2005 preserved “all the glorious detail” of the 7,000-square-foot structure dating to 1885.
Former owners Nina Collins, a literary agent, and her husband Marek Fludzinski, a hedge fund manager, were reported to have hosted a fundraiser for Barack Obama there in 2007. In a subsequent divorce, the house went to Ms. Collins. The couple had bought it for $8.95 million in 2005.
The recent asking price had been $13.5 million.
The house is described as having seven bedrooms 5½ bathrooms, five fireplaces and 14-foot ceilings, plus splendid harbor views.