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Francine Towers, 277 Washington Avenue, #6A

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Sep 9, 2021
It previously was on the market for a total of 132 days.
Last Sold on May 19, 2008 for $423,882
1 bed, 1 bath | Approx. 780 ft2
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  • Listed: Apr 30, 2021
    Last Price Change: +10.1% ($76,000) on Sep 4
    Days on Market: 132
    Building Type: Cooperative
    Neighborhood: Clinton Hill (Brooklyn)
    Doorman: PT Doorman
    Listing viewed 302 times
Monthly Maintenance: $900 ($1.15/ft2)
Total Taxes & Fees: $900 ($1.15/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: -
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $5,216 ($6.69/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($165,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.


Live amongst the Washington Avenue mansions in this exquisite and roomy prewar one bedroom apartment located in a doorman building just off Dekalb Avenue in one of Brooklyn's best neighborhoods, Clinton Hill/Fort Greene.
Once in a while a special apartment will hit the market that has it all and this is one: a prewar, top floor with great light and views, multiple exposures, a true chefs eat in kitchen, tons of closets (including a Cedar closet and a basement storage locker) and very luxurious room dimensions.
Built in 1905, the building has the type of prewar details that buyers dream about: beautiful terrazzo lobby, hardwood floors, original moldings, and high ceilings. The apartment is the largest line in the building totaling about 780sf, including an enormous entry way which is like a small living room and doubles as a WFH office.

As one walks into the apartment and steps through the entry way, The entire apartment is Flooded with light from three exposures and there are windows everywhere. This includes the kitchen which is officially a large eat in kitchen measuring over 13 feet in length plus the windows are super wide, allowing for tons of light. The kitchen reads as modern and white with a touch of French bistro flair: it has a tiled feature wall of white subway tile, a new stainless chimney hood, a white Carrara countertop and white backsplash.

And There are three classic white glass round ceiling pendants.
The living room is about 18 feet in length, allowing for a large 6-foot dining table as well as plenty of seating. The view from the double bank of windows is very Edward Hopper-esque over buildings with lots of sky.

The bath is just off the hallway between the living room and the bedroom. It is a white tiled hallway bath which also has a window and A classic pedestal sink plus the original lovely bathtub. The bedroom is supersized at 18 feet in length and faces west over Washington Avenue.

Its mansion views plus the flowering trees on the block are quite lovely.
Francine Towers is a well-maintained elevator building that provides a part-time Doorman, live-in super and porters, a laundry room, and a bicycle room. New roof replacement and facade work is currently in progress and the scaffolding is being removed in a month.

Maintenance is $926. The basement storage is deeded with this space at no additional charge.
Pied-a-Terres and guarantors are allowed, and the down payment must be a minimum of 20%. Subleasing is allowed after the initial 2 years, with a minimum one-year term and fees apply.

And Pets are allowed!

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About Francine Towers, 277 Washington Avenue

Building Amenities

  • PT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent

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