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686 Saint Johns Place, #2

$1,700,000 ($1,170 per ft2) | 2 beds, 2.5 baths | Approx. 1,453 ft2

Key Details

  • Listed Jun 19, 2020
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Crown Heights
  • Monthly Common Charges $318
    Monthly Real Estate Taxes $127

Description

Presenting the first resale at 686 St Johns Place, one of brownstone Brooklyn's most unique condo conversions of a grand and historic townhouse. Unit 2 is a nearly 1500 square foot single floor residence with windows on three exposures plus a 118 square foot private roof area with sweeping views of the city. There are two huge bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a large open chef's kitchen with Caesar stone counters, shaker cabinetry, and high-end appliances.

This unit also has a coveted L shaped living room allowing for a third bedroom, office, or den. The bathrooms have gorgeous floor to ceiling marble and hand molded ceramic tile, shaker vanities, and spa like fixtures. The level of finish is nearly unprecedented with coffered ceilings, unbelievable closet space, white oak floors, crown molding, central AC, 1.75 inch doors, and wooden thermal windows.

Additionally, the current owners undertook a designer curated upgrade of the home which has been featured in multiple magazines. This included custom painting and detailing, custom closets, new pantry, new tiling, designer lighting, new plumbing fixtures, and Roman shades. This is a fully integrated smart home.

And the private roof deck has been professionally landscaped with an irrigation system.

686 St Johns Place is a truly unique building, a massive 20' x 85', fully detached structure with tall ceilings and superb light on every floor - this is horizontal townhouse living at its best. Additionally, this home has a HUGE private storage room in the basement. Located on gorgeous St Johns Place, lined with trees and incredible late 19th century townhouses, your new home is right off the best part of Brooklyn's new restaurant and nightlife mecca, Franklin Avenue.

Some of the borough's best spots including Chavellas, Hunky Dory, Covenhoven, Barboncino, St Ends, Diamond Reef, Meme's Diner, Rangoon, Berg'n and Oxalis, are within a few blocks! Beloved local brand Union Market is due to open a new location around the corner. Culture and nature are also easily accessible with the Brooklyn Museum, Botanic Garden and Prospect Park all within walking distance.

The 2,3,4,5 trains are all only 5 minutes away allowing for incredibly convenient Eastside and Westside access. This is a truly special and unprecedented home.

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About 686 Saint Johns Place

  • Condo
  • Built in 1931
  • 4 Apartments
  • 4 Floors

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