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The Chocolate Factory, 689 Myrtle Avenue, #2I

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Oct 4, 2019
It previously was on the market for a total of 545 days.
Last Sold on Oct 4, 2019 for $1,010,000
2 beds, 1 bath | Approx. 1,182 ft2
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3 apartments are currently available in this building.

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Key Details

  • Listed Apr 29, 2019
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Bedford-Stuyvesant
  • Monthly Common Charges $718
    Monthly Real Estate Taxes $374

Description

Finally, the Brooklyn loft you’ve been waiting for!


Welcome home to unit 2I at 689 Myrtle Avenue, a stunning, sun-filled 1182 square-foot 2-bedroom plus office corner loft with soaring 13 foot ceilings. This one-of- a-kind airy home has been redesigned to maximize usage and features gorgeous open-sky views through oversized windows. Flooded with light, the sprawling living and dining area make this a perfect home for entertaining.


Featured in Curbed New York, Unit 2I has undergone a complete custom renovation unlike anything you’ve seen. The renovated open kitchen was updated with marble-tiled island, stainless steel countertop and new Bosch appliances including dishwasher. Cleverly tucked away is a custom built breakfast banquet and best of all a balcony to step unto for fresh air.


Up the redesigned staircase with built-in hidden storage, enter into your expansive master bedroom with large walk-in-closet. A second bedroom or den has approximately 6.5 ft ceilings and adds another 200 square feet of usable space. Additionally, this home features a separate bonus area perfect for your home office.

Storage space is abundant throughout the unit with multiple walk-in-closets, overhead storage and an enormous pantry.


With your own in-unit washer/dryer and central heating and A/C, this loft has all of the modern conveniences while still offering an exceptional and unique space. Low common charges and taxes make this unit an ideal investment.


689 Myrtle Avenue is a loft condo conversion with elevator 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 crickets, with 360 degree views of Manhattan and Brooklyn.

The one-a- kind roof deck wraps around a private glass enclosed fitness center. With the G train at Myrtle-Willoughby only 2 and a half blocks away, Citibikes 1 block 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 this very special unit your new home!


Common charges include Fios internet


The number of bedrooms listed is not a legal conclusion.

Each person should consult with his/her own attorney to make a determination as to the number of rooms in the unit that may be legally used as a bedroom.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Washer/Dryer in apt.

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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