The layout of this new listing at 25 Plaza Street in Park Slope is a little unusual. It’s listed as a studio but it’s really more of a small one-bedroom, depending on how you’d plan to use the space. The 500-square-foot pad is on the second floor of the 1941 doorman building. The wood floors are original but there’s no sign of any crown moldings and the one door in sight appears to not be original. Maintenance: $799. Asking price: $395,000.
It doesn’t get much more classic than a 1910 French Renaissance Axel Hedman limestone half a block from Prospect Park. The single family house at 627 3rd Street was a HOTD in 2010. It has three stories over an English basement and comes chock full of splendid period details as well as top-of-the-line upgrades such as central air.
Some of the features include an open-plan front parlor and center stair hall, a neo-Colonial-style wood mantel, a paneled dining room with coffered ceiling, elaborate parquet and inlaid floors, and the original pass-through sinks.
Looks like a proposed addition in 2011 didn’t happen. In fact, the house doesn’t seem to have changed much since it last traded for $3,297,500 in 2010. Now the ask is $3,950,000. Sound reasonable?
A new 11-story residential development is planned for 4th Avenue between Douglass and Degraw Streets in Park Slope, according to a plan exam application first spotted by BuzzBuzzHome. The 18-unit building at 153 4th Avenue will have 15,414 square feet of residential space and 1,953 of community space. It will also have private storage, bike storage and a roof deck. The developer, Degraw Street Realty Corp., bought the land for $1,030,000 in 2008. S3 Architecture will design the building. The property currently houses a three-story building with a doctor’s office on the ground floor and three apartments above. GMAP
Technically a one-bedroom — with two baths — this garden-floor duplex has 1,800 square feet of space and a bonus room on the basement level. It’s also got a fair amount of late-Victorian detail, with a pier mirror, paneled dining room and a mantel. The kitchen has Corian counters, Italian lacquer cabinets and a glass tile backsplash. With a private garden and an ask of $1,749,000, do you think it would appeal to a family with children?
The century-old Bennett House at 582 2nd Street in Park Slope is slated for a luxury condo conversion, according to reps from Town Residential. Ramon Maislen from Phasa Development will develop the four-story, seven-unit apartment building into three full-floor four-bedroom units and two duplex two-bedrooms. Amenities will include custom kitchen cabinetry, Calacatta marble countertops, wide plank ash flooring and a roof deck. Town Residential expects to launch sales for the development, which will be called The Bennett House, in January 2014.
Prolific Brooklyn architect Thomas Bennett designed the ornate limestone Renaissance Revival in 1909. Bennett, along with developer Louis Bonert, collaborated on several buildings throughout Park Slope and helped shape the neighborhood’s character.
This charming two-bedroom floor-through co-op at 446 5th Street in Park Slope hit the market earlier this month with an asking price of $697,000. It’s in great shape, having undergone a recent renovation, and is intelligently laid out. You’ve got all your classic brownstone touches like the fireplace, wood floors and plaster moldings. The kitchen, with its exposed beams and big country sink, is well done too. You like?
Park Slope seems to have an endless supply of perfect Victorians for sale. This one at 505 1st Street has African mahogany built-ins and mantels in the formal rooms that look like they’ve never seen a paintbrush. There are also inlaid parquet floors, pocket doors, molding and plasterwork, an elaborate staircase, an entry seat, two wood burning fireplaces, original shutters and just about every other original detail you could wish for, although it looks like the original passthrough sinks may be gone. It’s currently configured as an owner’s triplex over a garden rental, with a kitchen in the third parlor in the extension. The bathrooms are updated, and other modern improvements include a deck off the parlor kitchen and a powder room tucked under the stairs on the parlor floor. Perhaps most crucially, especially for this neighborhood, it comes with a deeded parking space across the street. Do you think the $3,950,000 ask sounds about right?
If a full brownstone in Park Slope is out of your budget, perhaps half a brownstone will do? That’s the pitch with this new lower-duplex listing at 838 President Street. The four-bedroom apartment has been recently renovated in an upscale manner — though we’re not loving all those dropped ceilings with recessed lighting. It’s in great shape though and the location — less than two blocks from the park and Grand Army Plaza — is hard to beat. Asking price for the 1,840-square-foot pad? $2,250,000.
This lovely one-bedroom in Park Slope is in a classic prewar co-op building a block couple blocks from the park. If you’ve always wanted to live in one of these Park Slope co-ops but don’t have the cash to buy, this rental seems like a nice option. The living room and bedroom both seem fairly large, and there’s a separate dining area. The kitchen has a marble counter, but we don’t see a dishwasher. This building has a part-time doorman, live-in super, basement storage units, on-site laundry and bike storage. What do you think of it for $3,000 a month?
This two-bedroom, two-bathroom rental in Park Slope is small but well designed. It’s in the three-year-old condo development at 580 Carroll, which sold out last December. Those floor-to-ceiling windows brighten up the living room and kitchen, and the built-in shelves above the counters and a small pantry help alleviate storage issues in the tiny kitchen. The bedrooms aren’t particularly large, but the bathrooms have Kohler marble sinks and spa showers. The building accepts pets and has a 3,500-square-foot common garden. What do you think of it for $4,800 a month?
Here’s Park Slope reports that makeup superstore Sephora is opening in the old Triangle Sports space at 182 Flatbush, across the street from the Barclays Center. The 96-year-old store shuttered last year in anticipation of the massive arena’s opening, and then sold to real estate firm RedSky Capital for a whopping $4,100,000.
Here’s Park Slope says that the windows have been papered with Sephora signs. The retailer is planning to open its first Brooklyn store at the Municipal Building on Joralemon Street this Friday. If Sephora is indeed opening here, and the signs are not just advertising for its location at the Municipal Building, this outpost will be its 20th store in the city and its second in Brooklyn.
This two-bedroom, two-bath duplex in Park Slope is spacious and looks like a good setup for a small family. There’s a backyard with swings and a slide, two good-sized bedrooms, and extra space downstairs in an English basement that could be used as an office, playroom or extra bedroom.
There is also a dishwasher and a washer and dryer in the apartment. It’s just a couple blocks from the Bergen Street 2/3 and all the subway lines at the Barclays Center. Do you think it’s worth $4,900 a month?