Co-op With Sunken Living Room, Updated Kitchen, Butter Yellow Bath Asks $569K

Photo via The Corcoran Group

This spacious one-bedroom has classic vintage features, good storage and a recently updated kitchen. It’s located on the second floor of a 1940 elevator co-op at 125 Ocean Avenue, across the street from Prospect Park near Lincoln Road in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.

Among its 1930s-style details are a sunken living room, sizable foyer and wrought iron banisters. The entry has two deep closets and built-in shelves in a niche. A wide arched entrance and steps lead to the large living room, which has parquet floors, a coved ceiling and crown molding.

A dining area has another set of steps and railing. The kitchen has been updated in an industrial style and features exposed brick and beams, gray cabinets and white subway tile.

The bedroom is large and has a walk-in closet and new sound-reducing windows, according to the listing. Notable is the bathroom, which has vintage yellow tile and a tub in an arched niche. The tub has been updated with an attractive glass door, and there is a new console sink and Arts and Crafts style wood medicine cabinet.

The unit is over 1,000 square feet and also has new electrical, air conditioning and is wired for sound, we read.

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The 65-unit, six-story building has a patterned brick exterior with a cantilivered portico, live-in super, shared laundry and storage (with a waitlist) for an additional fee. An early ad and an article when it was under construction touted the building’s “dropped living rooms, raised dining galleries” as well as its large foyers and good storage.

The monthly maintenance on this apartment is $643. Listed by Laura Hess and Michael Hartman of Corcoran, it’s asking $569,000. What do you think?

[Listing: 125 Ocean Avenue, APT 2GE | Broker: Corcoran] GMAP

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[Photos via The Corcoran Group]

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