Whilst not flashy, this mid 20th century apartment has several charming characteristics of its period and a next bedroom, carved out of a eating nook off the kitchen area. It’s located on the second ground of 601 East 19th Road in Flatbush, just outdoors the historic bounds of Ditmas Park.
Identified as the Hampshire Arms, the 6-tale, 108-device purple-brick elevator creating opened in 1942 as a rental with “Early American” facts. Created by architects Seelig & Finkelstein, it has a extraordinary Colonial Revival-design and style entrance with double-peak columns that caught the focus of the Brooklyn Eagle. The creating went co-op in 2004.
The device has huge arched doorways, cabinets in a recessed market in the lobby, wooden flooring and intact moldings. A sizable lobby with wainscoting prospects to the 20-foot-extended dwelling place, which has parquet floors and space for bookshelves as nicely as eating and lounging.
The kitchen area, although simple, appears properly saved, with white cabinets, Formica counters and white ground tile. There is a substantial base-freezer fridge, dishwasher and room for a modest desk.
The key bedroom’s windows have bars due to the fact they open up to a fire escape. The unit has fantastic storage room with 5 closets, despite the fact that none are in the second bedroom.
A single of the apartment’s chicest capabilities is the classic black and white tile in the lavatory, specially the checkerboard floor. It also has a late Deco-design and style tub, independent shower and substitution pedestal sink.
The making has two laundry rooms, storage, bike space and a are living-in tremendous. It accepts 90 p.c funding, gifting and co-purchasing.
This unit’s regular monthly servicing is $914. Shown by Ronit Abraham of Compass, the apartment is inquiring $550,000. Well worth it?
[Listing: 601 East 19th Street, #2F | Broker: Compass] GMAP
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