It’s going to be interesting to see what this new listing at 119 Clarkson Avenue ends up going for. The interior of the one-family house is beautiful (and the exterior’s not so bad either, especially if you like the idea of having a three-car garage) but the location presents something of a challenge. Clarkson is several blocks south of the PLG’s “best” blocks and this house is located just a stone’s throw in from Bedford Avenue. (It’s also located next door to this eccentric house.) The asking price of of $849,000 seems reasonable for the quality of the house itself but we suspect that the location will end up dragging it down a bit. Agree?
119 Clarkson Avenue [Brown Harris Stevens] GMAP P*Shark
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