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447 Decatur Street, #1A

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Mar 13, 2022
It previously was on the market for a total of 248 days.
Last Sold on Mar 10, 2022 for $740,000
1 bed, 1.5 baths | Approx. 1,113 ft2
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Key Details

  • Listed: Jul 8, 2021
    Last Price Change: -2.6% ($20,000) on Mar 13
    Days on Market: 248
    Building Type: Condominium
    Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant (Brooklyn)
    Listing viewed 343 times
Monthly Common Charges: $832
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $734
Total Taxes & Fees: $1,566 ($1.41/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: -
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $5,347 ($4.80/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($148,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Description

Nestled on a beautiful tree-lined street with ample parking, this one-bedroom garden duplex (Interior: 1,113 sq ft; Exterior: 816 sq ft) withprivate garden and patio is a tranquil escape from the hectic heat of city living.

Upon entering 447 Decatur, homeowners and visitors pass through an elegant lobby replete withbike/stroller room, transitioning them from the outside world to a serene home. The entrance of residence 1A features a largewalk-in closet and hallway with plenty of room to leave the city behind.

The main level of the apartment hosts the bedroom and an open kitchen / living room that leads to the largeprivate garden. High ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and bleached white-oak hardwood flooring ensure that the space is bathed in light and air.

The kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances by Bosch and Fisher & Paykel including refrigerator, gas range and dishwasher.

Elegant shaker cabinetry adorns the walls and Caesarstone counters anchor the cooking and dining area. Pendant lights hang above the kitchen peninsula and an antique penny tile backsplash completes the picture.

The bedroom has a tall closet for storage and can fit a queen-sized bed with plenty of room for furniture. Oversized windows frame the patio and garden.

The location of the bedroom in the back of the building ensures an extremely quiet sleep. The luxurious full bath comes with a deep soaking tub and rain showerhead as well as custom vanity with ample storage.

1A offers two outdoor spaces easily accessible from both levels of the apartment and connected to each other by an exterior staircase. Beyond the living room, there is a650 square foot garden perfect for lounging, hosting dinner guests, and gardening through the spring and summer.

Outside of the rec room,the sunken patio presents ultimate privacy via an additional seating area.

Downstairs, the rec room provides over 500 square feet of usable space. With high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows, the room accommodates myriad configurations: home theater, music studio, gym, office, and more. The sunken patio is invitingly visible through the windows.

There is a half bath adjacent to the rec room, storage behind and beneath the staircase and alaundry closet with washer and vented dryer.

The far end of the room leads to the building’s private storage rooms. Residence 1A includes adeeded storage closet and there are additional units available for purchase.

There is recessed lighting throughout the apartment and central A/C to keep things cool in the summer and warm in the winter without the noise and eyesore of window units and baseboard heaters. Compressors are mounted to the roof ensuring quiet operation day and night.

447 Decatur is a self-managed boutique condo building with robust reserves.

Secured withkeyless entry andvideo intercom, the top of the building hosts aspacious common roof deck with sink for entertaining and provides sweeping views of the surrounding neighborhood. Local favorites include Saraghina restaurant and bakery, Milk and Pull coffee, Greedi Vegan, Chez Oskar bistro, Mama Fox, and Grandchamps. The beautiful tree-lined Saratoga Park is a few blocks away.

Transportation into and out of Manhattan is a breeze thanks to the A/C train at Utica and the J train at Halsey.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Washer/Dryer in apt.

About 447 Decatur Street

60

447 Decatur Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 60, based on:

 
Architecture

Anything above 30 is remarkable, from 20-29 is distinguished and from 11-19 is average, while below 11 is below average.

 
Location

Anything above 27 is remarkable, from 18-26 is distinguished and from 9-17 is average, while below 9 is below average.

 
Features

Anything above 22 is remarkable, from 16-21 is distinguished and from 9-15 is average, while below 9 is below average.

Rating Summary

19
Out of 44
+
22
Out of 36
+
11
Out of 39
+
8
=
60
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Distinguished 6 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
No Canopy 1 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but OK 1 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Not Visible 0 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Partially Visible 1 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unrelated Base 0 out of 1 points
Illumination:
None 0 out of 1 points
Water Element:
None 0 out of 1 points

Location Rating: Points Breakdown

Street Ambience:
Attractive / Pleasant 3 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Unattractive 0 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Very Little 3 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
None 0 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Shopping:
5 or less Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Schools:
No Noise 1 out of 1 points
Noise From Nightlife:
None 1 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Lobby:
Quite Stylish 3 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
2 4 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
None 0 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
None 0 out of 1 points
Door Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Concierge:
None 0 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Driveway:
None 0 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
None 0 out of 1 points
Catering:
None 0 out of 1 points
Garage:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
No 0 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points

Building Amenities

  • Post War
  • Walk Up
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Bike Room
  • Terraces / Balconies

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