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The Chocolate Factory, 689 Myrtle Avenue, #2D

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Sep 11, 2020
It previously was on the market for a total of 280 days.
Last Sold on Jul 29, 2015 for $775,000
1 bed, 1 bath | Approx. 955 ft2
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3 apartments are currently available in this building.

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Key Details

  • Listed Jan 23, 2020
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Bedford-Stuyvesant
  • Monthly Common Charges $599
    Monthly Real Estate Taxes $404

Description

The Brooklyn loft you've been waiting for is now available in the Chocolate Factory building. Flooded with light, the sprawling living and dining area with soaring 13 foot ceilings make this a perfect home for entertaining. The spacious master bedroom easily accommodates a king bed, dressers, and home office with space to spare.

Storage is maximized with a new upgrade to include a customized closet organization system. Below the master bedroom, there is a unique expansive space not included in the total square footage, which adds an additional 165sf for storage or additional sleeping space. The newly renovated open kitchen boasts a custom tile backdrop, soft close cabinet doors, and a stainless steel chef's range hood to compliment the black granite countertops and stainless steel appliances.

The spa-like bathroom is outfitted with a jetted tub, rain shower head, custom black slate tile, and a brand new high-end bidet toilet. Additionally, there is a brand new in-unit LG washer/dryer, dishwasher, central heating and A/C. This massive loft has all the modern conveniences in an exceptional and unique space.

689 Myrtle Avenue is a spectacular loft condo conversion originally built as a chocolate factory in 1947.

The building was the first in Brooklyn to have a green roof - a serene outdoor space gorgeously landscaped with native plants and 360 degree views of Brooklyn and the Manhattan skyline. The one-of-a-kind roof deck wraps around a private glass-enclosed fitness center. Placed ideally in between Williamsburg, Bedford-Stuyvesant and Clinton Hill, this home is just a few minutes walk to the train.

Conveniently located next to Pratt, Fort Greene Park, and the Navy Yard (hello Wegmens!), the loft also has a grocery store across the street and a multitude of cool cafes, coffee shops, and unique small businesses (Moloko, Tailfeather, Brooklyn Kolache, Swell Dive and Brewklyn to name a few) up and down Myrtle Avenue. Low common charges include Fios internet.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Great Lighting

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
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Video Intercom
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room

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