Two-Bedroom, Floor-Through Apartment in Prospect Lefferts Gardens Asks $2,000 a Month

This two-bedroom in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens is on the second floor of a late 1890s detached townhouse at 275 Rutland Road and was built as a two-family. While it’s a good price in the current market for a two-bedroom, the caveat is that the second bedroom is a small room above the foyer accessed through the larger bedroom, which might work for a small child or a discreet roommate without a lot of belongings.

The floors are hardwood and in good condition, and the living room retains a simple mantel with a ledge and a few floriate details. The crown molding throughout is intact, though all of it is painted.

In the kitchen, tan tile floors and standard Home Depot-style cabinets are accompanied by a relatively new gas stove. There’s also a separate dining area, shown in the photos with an outdoor table with an umbrella — hopefully the umbrella is just for flair. The photos are from a 2012 listing so it’s probably a bygone relic. There’s no photo of the bathroom.

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The facade of the building has lost its original detail, replaced by siding and decorative wood shutters, but you can see that it once had a porch, glazed double entrance doors, window trim and a dentiled cornice with simple fascia in the circa 1940 tax photo.

It’s located close to Prospect Park and the nearest subways are 5 blocks to the 2 and 5 stop at Sterling Street and 6.5 blocks to the B, Q and S lines at the Prospect Park station.

A 2012 listing shows that it previously rented for $1,600, and noted there was a washer/ dryer in the building. Now it’s going for $2,000, listed by Bill Sheppard at Brown Harris Stevens. Will it go fast?

[Listing: 275 Rutland Road, #2 | Broker: Brown Harris Stevens] GMAP

275 rutland road

275 rutland road

275 rutland road

275 rutland road

275 rutland road


Photo by Joe Strini for PropertyShark

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