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551 Lexington Avenue

$1,335,000 ($1,113 per ft2) -1.5% | 3 beds, 2 baths | Approx. 1,200 ft2
158 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Jul 5, 2023
    Last Price Change: -1.5% ($20,000) on Sep 28
    Days on Market: 158
    Building Type: Townhouse
    Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant (Brooklyn)
    Listing viewed 74 times
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $7,431
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $7,431 ($6.19/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($267,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.


Imagine a timeless tale set in the heart of Bedstuy, where a unique historical house awaits its new owners. This remarkable life-sized dollhouse boasts custom designs, featuring a stunning fully functional bar with a dishwasher, original details, and a breathtaking landscaped backyard. With an abundance of terraces and outdoor decks, it offers a paradise-like escape beyond your wildest dreams. Over the past decade, this house has been lovingly renovated and meticulously maintained.

Recent upgrades include new plumbing, electrical systems, gas lines, basement renovations, and a new boiler. While the downstairs bathroom and kitchen extension await some tender loving care and your personal touch, imagine the joy of taking breaks in your tropical backyard oasis. The house offers three bedrooms and two bathrooms, with one on each floor. Additionally, it has been transformed into an urban farm, complete with a charming and unique chicken coop (though the chickens won’t be staying). This once-in-a-lifetime house is awaiting its proud new owners.

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to start creating memories tomorrow. Built in 1899, 551 Lexington Avenue still retains some of its original details. With a total size of approximately 1,750 square feet (approximately 1,200 square feet in the main portion of the home and an approximately 550-square-foot basement), the house exudes charm with exposed brick walls, hardwood flooring, and skylights. The property will be delivered vacant, offering a blank canvas for your vision.

The current annual taxes are approximately $1477 , and the lot size is 16.67 × 100, with the home occupying 16.67 × 33 of that space. The property is situated in an R6B zoning district. Convenience abounds ,minutes away, you’ll find local supermarkets, shops, restaurants, and cafes,making daily errands a delightful experience. Transportation is a breeze with the JMZ, G, and AC trains just a few blocks away.

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Building Amenities

  • Pre War
  • Walk Up
  • Garden
  • Terraces / Balconies

Listing Agent (Seller's Representative)

Listing courtesy of Engel & Volkers New York Real Estate LLC

Pricing History

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