Sometimes the perfect home is worth the wait, just ask Citi Habitats agent Maggie Regan. She recently closed on an apartment at 875 Saint Marks Avenue for $565,000 (pictured top).
“My client was renting in Propsect-Lefferts Gardens and had been saving her money for years to buy a home in Brooklyn,” Regan explains.
The 1-bedroom, 1-bath condo is located in a 1899 townhouse on a historic, tree-lined block in Crown Heights. It features white oak herringbone floors, exposed brick accent walls and an open kitchen with Caesarstone counters and custom blue and white Shaker-style cabinetry. It also includes a washer/dryer and central A.C.
“She saw hundreds of apartments and a few deals fell through,” says Regan. “But what made her realize it was ‘the one’ was when she noticed it had the exact same model of stove she had been saving in storage for her new place.”
Regan and her buyer were the first to submit an offer and they closed in under two months. The asking price was $599,000 and the common charges total $243 per month. Shameika Wade at Corcoran represented the seller.
Upper West Side
135 W79th St. #5C
One-bedroom, 1-bath co-op. Loft-like living room with dining area with 10 ft. high beamed ceilings. Bedroom has entire wall of closets and open city views from two exposures. Retro-style windowed kitchen with generous cabinet space and dishwasher. Located at The Lyons, where amenities include a live-in super and bicycle storage. Coveted location near the Museum of Natural History and Central Park. Asking Price: $700,000. CC: $1,460. Days on the market: 2 weeks. Agents: Karin Posvar Picket, Corcoran; Loretta Bricchi Lee, Citi Habitats.
Upper East Side
444 E84th St. #5D
Jr. one-bedroom, 1-bath co-op. Foyer leads to 26.7 ft. by 12 ft. living room with double closet, wall-to-wall windows and parquet floors. Separate enclosed bedroom area with private closet and bath. Kitchen has side-by-side refrigerator, granite countertops and track lighting. The Claiborne House amenities include a 24-hour doorman, garden entry and residents’ laundry facilities. Asking Price: $500,000. CC: $1,251.33. Days on the Market: 1 day. Agents: Natalie Baghdadi, Keller Williams; Thalia Manchero and Markus Breuer, Citi Habitats.
Co-op studio apartment on tree-lined block. 10.5 ft. ceiling, crown molding. Central location near trains, crosstown bus, Lincoln Center, Central Park, Riverside Park, and Julliard School. Full-time doorman, live-in super and laundry. CC: $902. TAsking Price: $455,000. Time on Market: 22 Weeks. Agent: Lynda Deppe, City Connections Realty, Inc.
340 W57th St. #16E
High floor alcove studio at the Parc Vendome near Columbus Circle. Livingroom overlooks the formal gardens as does the updated windowed kitchen. Foyer entrance, separate dressing room and bath. Amenities include full-time doormen, gardens, billiards room, music room, library, private dining room and banquet room, music room and card room. Asking price $749,000. CC: $855. Time on Market: 16 days. Agents: Christopher Stokes Moseley, Rutenberg NYC; Yael Dunsky, Opus Real Estate Co. Inc.
75 Wall St. #30Q,
582 s/f studio. Boffi-designed kitchen with an island that conceals storage. Sub-Zero, Liebherr, Bosch, and Miele appliances. High ceilings, hardwood flooring, large picture window, and laundry closet with new washer and dryer. CC: $678. Asking Price: $800,000. Time on Market: 11 Weeks. Agents: Trump International Realty; Corey Wecler & Ray Asis, City Connections Realty.
15 Broad St. #912,
Grand loft with foyer entrance to 1,861 s/f unit. 12 ft. ceilings and floor- to-ceiling built-in library. Oversized windows overlooking New York Stock Exchange. Large living room. Master suite with 5-piece bath and abundant closet space. Home office / den / additional bedroom. Architectural detailing, fully wired, laundry closet with washer and dryer. CC: $1,646.21. Asking Price: $2,330,000. Time on Market: 17 Weeks. Agents: Corey Wecler & Ray Asis, City Connections Realty; Halstead.
173 MacDougal St. #4E
2,226 s/f three bedroom, 2.5-bath loft wrapping the south/east corner of the building. Entry foyer leads to great room with limestone gas fireplace. Open kitchen by Smallbone of Devizes. 18 by 18 ft. master suite with floor-to-ceiling windows and walk-in closet. Corner media room/library, laundry room. Brazilian Cherry wood flooring, 3 zone radiant heat, central air. Pre-war building converted to eight lofts in 2008. Part-time doorman. Asking price: $5,995,000. CC: $2,043. Time on Market: 275 days. Agents: Chris Kann, Corcoran Group; Rachel Nard & Stephen Held, Rutenberg NYC.
60 E8th St. #33BC
Three bedroom, 2.5 bath apartment with private entry foyer, open living and dining room with balcony. Open windowed kitchen with breakfast bar. Split bedroom layout. Master suite with walk-in closet and marble bath. Full service Condop with full-time doorman, roof deck, pool, fitness room and garage. Asking price: $4,250,000. Time on the Market: 102 days. Agents: Michael Johnson, Flora Resnick & Ellen Raines Martin, Corcoran; Andrew Anderson, Douglas Elliman.