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It is said that whatever it is one is looking for, it can be found in New York City. While that may be true for all sorts of merchandise or services, one thing you probably won't find in New York is a nice wooden single-family house, unless one ventures out to east Brooklyn, a few neighborhoods in Queens, uptown to the north Bronx or across the harbor to Staten Island. The New York Post finds one for sale in Brooklyn Heights.

Standing tall on a Brooklyn Heights corner, this sandy house with wood siding commands rare curb appeal in a city where brick, stone and glass buildings dominate the streetscape. Its scarlet shutters and picket fence seem to befit small-town America, not the Big Apple.

The 4,007-square-foot, seven-bedroom spread at 24 Middagh St. is one of New York City’s few remaining wood-frame row houses — and it’s on the market.

“I walk by and I go, ‘I can’t believe I grew up in that,’ ” says seller Celeste Weisman, a 61-year-old marketing and advertising professional. Referred to as “the queen of Brooklyn Heights houses” by the city’s top architecture guide, 24 Middagh, asking $4.99 million, is said to be one of the oldest homes in the area, completed in the early 1800s. “It has a charm and a grace to it.”

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