Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan


Brooklyn | 475 Sterling Place, No. 1A

A two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath, 1,630-square-foot duplex condo with an entry closet, a powder room, a great room with floor-to-ceiling windows, an open kitchen with a breakfast bar, and a primary suite on the upper level; and a second bedroom, full bath, home-office nook and an exit to a private rear patio on the lower level, plus a washer-dryer and deeded basement storage in a six-story building with a part-time doorman, video security, a superintendent, package room, gym, residents’ lounge, parking garage, shared garden and roof deck. Lindsay Barton Barrett, Douglas Elliman, 917-363-5521; elliman.com

Costs

Common charges: $1,217 a month
Taxes: $93 a month in abated taxes through June 2034

Pros

Both levels in this roomy duplex can accommodate different layouts. A parking spot is currently available in the garage but it’s priced at $100,000.

Cons

The windows on the upper level open directly to the sidewalk, though their glass panes are covered with a privacy film.

Manhattan | 69 Tiemann Place, No. 58

A three-bedroom, one-bath, roughly 1,200-square-foot apartment with a windowed kitchen and bathroom, large bedrooms with closets, hardwood floors and window unit air-conditioning, on the fifth floor of a six-story elevator building with storage closets, a bike room and shared laundry. Josiah Hyatt, Keller Williams, 828-712-3083; kwnyc.com

Costs

Maintenance: $1,425 a month

Pros

The building is across the street from Riverside Park and close to Columbia University, and subletting is permitted. Maintenance includes water, hot water and heat.

Cons

The kitchen and bathroom are dated, and the building lacks amenities.


Manhattan | 148 West 23rd Street, No. 4F

A one-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath, roughly 1,000-square-foot apartment with 11-foot ceilings, motorized window shades, accent lighting, a large living area with exposed brick and oak paneling, a galley kitchen, a large bedroom with wide plank oak flooring, a built-in desk and ample storage, in a 12-story prewar doorman building with a roof deck, extra storage, a bike room, a live-in superintendent and shared laundry. Victoria Vinokur, Brown Harris Stevens, 917-952-3452; bhsusa.com

Costs

Maintenance: $2,218 a month

Pros

There have been recent updates to the flooring, plumbing, electrical system, bathrooms and kitchen. The building has laundry on every floor. Maintenance includes heat and hot water.

Cons

The kitchen is narrow. As is common in prewar buildings, residents can’t control their own heat.

Given the fast pace of the current market, some properties may no longer be available at the time of publication.

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