Staten Island 1900s Home with Secret Basement

Film location available for production rental

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Fully detached 2 story home in Staten Island with secret basement entrance hidden by front porch

This is a 2 story fully detached home comprised of, 1 1/2 bedrooms and 1 1/2 bathrooms, full front porch ( with a view of the Staten Island tower of the Verrazano-Narrows bridge) , semi finished rear basement and a secret front basement. The original rear section of the home was built in 1910, the front addition of the home was built in 1930. During Prohibition, making alcohol at home was a very common way of earning extra income.

In 1930, In addition to a larger front living room and porch addition, the owner added a secret second basement under the living area and concealed the entrance with a trap door in the porch floor. The steel tables with 3 larger circular holes and 3 Bunsen burner jets are still in the front basement today.

12/30/19
This is a 2 story fully detached home comprised of, 1 1/2 bedrooms and 1 1/2 bathrooms, full front porch ( with a view of the Staten Island tower of the Verrazano-Narrows bridge) ,semi finished rear basement and a secret front basement. The original rear section of the home was built in 1910, the front addition of the home was built in 1930. During Prohibition, making alcohol at home was a very common way of earning extra income.

In 1930, In addition to a larger front living room and porch addition, the owner added a secret second basement under the living area and concealed the entrance with a trap door in the porch floor. The steel tables with 3 larger circular holes and 3 Bunsen burner jets are still in the front basement today.

The ground floor is of open and flowing construction. The living room ( 14' x 14') leads into the dining room ( 16' x 14') into a smaller (7' x 7') open kitchen with island. The ground floor has a 1/2 bathroom.

A 12 stair staircase leads up to the second floor. The second floor opens into a smaller room ( 11' x 10' ) that has a day bed. This room has a full length double sliding mirrored doors and a closet. The master bedroom ( 14' x 13' ) has a large bay window with a view of the Staten Island tower of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

This property also offers 3 different and unique entrances. First, as seen in the photo, is the entrance into the living room. Second entrance has a small cement stoop leading to a small covered porch and a separate screen door and doorway. Third entrance is a down a narrow set of cement stairs that leads to a steel door that leads to the semi-finished basement.
Each entrance could be used as different locations within the same film project.
This home does not have off-street parking, but there is ample street parking. This area of Staten Island does not have alternate of the street parking. There are no homes across the street from this property, so concerns from local residence would not be an issue.
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