This spacious one-bedroom for rent in Bed Stuy could work well for a couple. The 900-square-foot pad comes with a 266-square foot balcony, a keyed elevator that opens into the living room, central air and a washer/dryer. It’s in a decade-old condo building with 18 units and a common roof deck. And the location is convenient — four blocks in either direction to the G train at Bedford-Nostrand or Myrtle-Willoughby, and close to Clinton Hill and all the businesses on Myrtle Avenue. Do you think it’ll fly for $2,500 a month?
This four-story Bed Stuy brownstone at 178a Stuyvesant Avenue has been converted to four two-bedroom condos that hit the market last week, starting at $775,000. Each apartment has private outdoor space, solid oak hardwood flooring, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a washer/dryer. The units have baseboard heating and holes in the rear walls for air conditioners, going by the photos.
Condos range in size from 930 to 1,089 square feet and clock in at $842 per square foot for the smallest apartment. The largest and most expensive unit is a garden and cellar duplex with a private garden asking $819,000.
These asking prices seem a little high for this part of Bed Stuy, especially since the renovation looks only slightly above average. It’s located about four blocks from the Gates J,M,Z trains and about eight blocks to edge of Stuy Heights shops and restaurants at Halsey and Lewis. The 60-foot-deep house last sold for $700,000 in 2013, according to public records.
Click through for more photos of the garden duplex. What’s your opinion of the look and the pricing?
Just when we thought there weren’t any deals left in Crown Heights and Bed Stuy, we stumbled across a three-bedroom, two-bath apartment asking $2,100 in eastern Bed Stuy. It’s not the greatest renovation, but it is newly renovated with a stainless steel fridge, electric stove and a convection oven (not yet installed). It’s five short blocks to the C at Ralph Avenue and four long blocks to the J/Z at Chauncey. Does it seem like a good deal for $700 a bedroom?
A huge warehouse with two residential units and commercial space is up for sale in Bed Stuy close to the Clinton Hill border. It has a funky but appealing renovation, though two tenants are in place until mid-2015. (One of the units was a Rental of the Day last year.) The mechanicals and roof are new, and tenants pay for their own heat and hot water. The whole thing is 8,730 square feet and comes with air rights to build up to 11,000. Think it would make an appealing investment and place to live for $6,250,000?
This Bed Stuy three-bedroom duplex seems to offer a lot of space for the money. It looks to be in decent condition with a few nice old details such as decorative mantels.
It’s hard to tell what size the bedrooms, but we’re guessing from the photos that the living room, dining room and kitchen are all located on the parlor floor, with the three bedrooms and bathroom on the garden level. The kitchen looks nice for a rental and has stainless steel appliances, including a dishwasher and microwave.
It’s close to all the shops in Stuy Heights, and less than six blocks to the A/C at Utica. Does $2,600 a month seem reasonable?
Here’s the sort of house we love but seem to see less and less these days: Seemingly nearly untouched although in estate condition with tons of original detail. We’d like to see more photos, but the listing promises “original period details abound,” including five marble mantels, pocket doors, shutters, elaborately detailed plaster ceilings, and a curved Italianate staircase.
It’s set up as a rental unit over an owner’s duplex. It’s on Stuyvesant Avenue, but not particularly close to the shops or the A/C in Stuy Heights. It’s five blocks from the J train.
It just had a price cut from $1,300,000 to $1,178,300. What do you think of it and the new ask?
This two-bedroom, one-bath condo in a former tenement at 821 Halsey Street is nicely designed, but on the small side for a two-bedroom. (PropertyShark and the listing put the unit at 780 square feet, but we suspect that might include the stair.)
The living room is narrow at 8 feet and 10 inches but must get a lot of light from the skylight and window. The unit has a private terrace in the back and on the roof, and it faces Saratoga Square Park. An open house is scheduled for Sunday.
Back in 2009, it sold for $275,000, or $352 a square foot. Now the new ask is $549,000, which works out to about $704 a square foot, at least. Do you think that’s where condos in far east Bed Stuy are these days?