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The Chocolate Factory, 689 Myrtle Avenue, #2A

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Sep 5, 2018
It previously was on the market for a total of 1,095 days.
Last Sold on Dec 13, 2018 for $798,000
1 bed, 1 bath | Approx. 950 ft2
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4 apartments are currently available in this building.

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Key Details

  • Listed Feb 27, 2017
    Days on Market 1095
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Bedford-Stuyvesant
  • Monthly Common Charges $562
    Monthly Real Estate Taxes $264

Description

Welcome home to this spectacular modern loft flooded with light at The Chocolate Factory Condominium. The unique open layout of unit 2A boasts 13-foot ceilings with oversized casement windows filling the apartment with beautiful eastern light and open skies. The grand living area in this move-in ready loft is spacious yet cozy and perfect for entertaining.

A custom built-in banquette opens up to a large dining area.

The renovated chef’s kitchen features granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, dishwasher, and custom white subway tiles. The lofted bedroom area has 8-foot ceilings, two large closets and plenty of space for additional furniture.

The renovated bathroom is outfitted with classic white subway tile. Storage space is abundant with a massive walk-in-closet in the entryway and another storage area under the loft.

With your own in-unit washer/dryer and central heating and air conditioning, this loft has all of the modern conveniences while still offering an exceptional and unique space.

Low common charges and a 10-year tax abatement ending in 2022 make this unit an ideal investment.

689 Myrtle Avenue is a condo conversion with elevator built in 1947 as a Chocolate Factory. The building was the first in Brooklyn to have a green roof deck; a stunning outdoor space gorgeously landscaped with actual crickets and butterflies and 360 degree views of Manhattan and Brooklyn.

The one-a-kind roof deck also houses a stunning private glass enclosed fitness center. With the G train at Myrtle-Willoughby only 2 and a half blocks away, Citibike 3 blocks away and many bus routes nearby, 689 Myrtle Avenue is a convenient location at the crossroads of Bedford-Stuyvesant and Clinton Hill. Close to amazing neighborhood restaurants, bars, and coffee shops, we welcome you to make 689 Myrtle #2A your home.

*Common charges include cable *Buyer to pay fliptax

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Apartment Amenities

  • Washer/Dryer in apt.
  • Eastern Exposures

About The Chocolate Factory, 689 Myrtle Avenue

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The Chocolate Factory, 689 Myrtle Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 57, 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

15
Out of 44
+
24
Out of 36
+
10
Out of 39
+
8
=
57
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Attractive 4 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
No Canopy 1 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Well Done 1 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:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Allowed and Present 0 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
None 0 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unified Design 1 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:
Average Mix 2 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:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Some 2 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 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:
10-15 1 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
None 0 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
Yes, but Small 1 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 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:
None 0 out of 2 points
  • Condo
  • Built in 1947
  • 45 Apartments
  • 5 Floors

Building Amenities

  • Conversion Year: 2006
  • Pre War
  • Garden
  • Roof Deck
  • Video Intercom
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room

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