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The Chocolate Factory, 689 Myrtle Avenue, #3F

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Oct 6, 2021
It previously was on the market for a total of 111 days.
Last Sold on Oct 5, 2021 for $875,000
2 beds, 1 bath | Approx. 1,005 ft2
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111 days on Market

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Key Details

  • Listed: Jun 17, 2021
    Last Price Change: -2.8% ($25,000) on Oct 6
    Days on Market: 111
    Building Type: Condominium
    Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant (Brooklyn)
    Listing viewed 461 times
Monthly Common Charges: $678
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $599
Total Taxes & Fees: $1,277 ($1.27/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: -
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $6,052 ($6.02/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($175,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Description

Bask in the sun streaming in through an entire wall of south facing windows and enjoy the gargantuan proportions of this classic loft with its 13' ceilings and 1000+ square feet of living space plus an additional full height sleeping space and a second bedroom. From the floor to ceiling closet in the hallway, to the huge jacuzzi tub to the gigantic storage room, so many things in this loft are over sized! The living area is open plan with designated spaces for cooking, dining, working and lounging.

The kitchen has ample cabinets plus a large peninsula with a granite countertop and seating bar and a closet housing a washer dryer. The dining area has enough space for a large table and the living room, spanning the entire width of the apartment, is huge. At this level there is a bedroom, and upstairs there's a roomy sleeping loft complete with king sized bed and walk in closet, plus an additional loft level that can be used as a reading and lounging area.

Underneath the platform is more storage than you could possibly need. The Chocolate Factory was built in 1947 and converted to condos in 2003 introducing Brooklyns first green roofa unique 5000 sq. ft. tranquil garden space with panoramic views of Manhattan and Brooklyn plus a rooftop atrium gym, giving you everything you need right at home. The building's large capacity elevator makes for effortless moving in, visiting the roof deck or storing your bike in the bike room.

There's 24/7 video security and high-speed Verizon Fios internet included in the building's common charges. Wifi is also available to all residents on the roof if you prefer to work outside. The building just completed a facade renovation which will last for years to come.Right on the border of Bed Stuy and Clinton Hill, the bar and restaurant options abound.

Pratt campus and the shops and cafes on Myrtle Avenue are a short stroll away as is Herbert Von King Park and the Kosciuszko pool. Also conveniently located in the vicinity is Fort Greene Park, Wegmans and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The G train is 2 blocks away.

Bike lanes and CitiBike stations are also all at your door.You came to New York to live in a loft! Come and get it!(*Please note, while potentially this can be used as a 2-bedroom, this property's legal description in the offering plan is a loft with one living area)

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Apartment Amenities

  • Southern 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
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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

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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