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1 John Street, #PHE

$9,215,000 ($2,521 per ft2) -3% | 4 beds, 5 baths | Approx. 3,655 ft2
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193 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Nov 16, 2023
    Last Price Change: -3% ($285,000) on Mar 21
    Days on Market: 193
    Building Type: Condominium
    Neighborhood: DUMBO (Brooklyn)
    Listing viewed 381 times
Monthly Common Charges: $4,444
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $5,117
Total Taxes & Fees: $9,561 ($2.62/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $49,691
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $59,252 ($16.21/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($1,843,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Insider Highlights

  • Prime Location: This spacious penthouse is located in the coveted DUMBO neighborhood, directly situated in Brooklyn Bridge Park. It's in close proximity to A/C/F trains and the water ferry, and is surrounded by charming Belgian block streets, Empire Stores, Jane’s Carousel, restaurants, cafes, renowned art galleries, and more.
  • Stunning Views: The property offers breathtaking panoramic views of iconic NYC landmarks including the Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge, East River, Empire State Building, and the NYC Skyline.
  • Luxurious Interior: The penthouse boasts approximately 3,655 sq. ft of interior space, featuring four bedrooms each with their own en-suite bathrooms and custom-fitted closets, a fully equipped open chef’s kitchen with premium Italian RiFRA cabinetry and top-of-the-line appliances, and living and dining areas separated by a stunning gas fireplace.
  • High-End Features: The property is fitted with 10’ ceilings, wide-plank white oak flooring, custom California Closets, pre-wired audio system with speakers, updated lighting, and automatic shades throughout. The west-facing primary bedroom includes a sitting area/office space, two custom-fitted walk-in closets, and a spa-quality en-suite bathroom.
  • Building Amenities: The LEED Gold certified building offers a 24-hour doorman/concierge, landscaped roof deck with grill, park side lounge area, gym, secure package room, bike storage room, and common laundry room. The building also includes the Brooklyn Children’s Museum annex.
  • Outdoor Space: The penthouse comes with an additional 693 sq. ft private rooftop terrace, perfect for entertaining or simply enjoying the stunning city views.

Description

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to own this pristine and immaculately kept Penthouse at 1 John Street. Since originally purchased from the sponsor from this 2016 development, PHE has never been available to anyone, until now. Located on the coveted northwest corner of 1 John Street in DUMBO, it offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge, East River, Empire State Building, Domino Sugar Factory, and the iconic New York City Skyline.

This unique waterfront home is situated directly in Brooklyn Bridge Park which is the only residential building in the neighborhood to have this honor. The perfect design of this penthouse features four bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, with approximately 3,655 +/- sq. ft of interior space and an additional 693 +/- sq. ft Manhattan-facing private rooftop terrace complete with a gas grill perfect for hosting on any occasion. Upon entering this 11th floor oasis, you are welcomed by an abundance of natural light streaming into this home. As you continue through the grand foyer, your attention will be immediately captivated by picturesque views of the New York City skyline, the Empire State Building, the Manhattan Bridge, and the East River, all visible through wrap-around nearly floor-to-ceiling windows in the kitchen, living, dining, and bedroom areas. The fully equipped open chef’s kitchen is a standout feature, exemplifying a wall of premium Italian RiFRA cabinetry, top-of-the-line Gaggenau appliances, a Bosch dishwasher, a vented hood, a spacious dual center island, wine fridge, and a stove.

The living and dining areas are separated by a stunning gas fireplace, effortlessly connecting both spaces and creating an ideal layout. For an elevated living experience, ascend to the private rooftop terrace from the elevator and relish the incredible views and tranquility. The west-facing primary bedroom is sprawling as it accommodates a sitting area/office space, boasts two custom-fitted walk-in closets, and features a spa-quality en-suite bathroom. Highlighting the en-suite bathroom is mosaic stone flooring, a deep soaking free standing tub surrounded by custom cedar woodwork, a walk-in shower with dual shower heads, and a double vanity sink with storage below. The second, third, and fourth bedrooms are generously sized and come with their own en-suite bathrooms, complimented with custom-fitted closets.

All of these rooms truly offer unmatched views in every direction! Rounding out this spectacular home are 10’ ceilings, wide-plank white oak flooring, custom California Closets, a pre-wired audio system with speakers, updated lighting throughout, a powder room, a laundry room complete with a Samsung washer and gas-vented dryer, central air conditioning, an abundance of storage options, and the luxury of automatic shades throughout. Perfectly situated in DUMBOs coveted Brooklyn Bridge Park, 1 John Street is a LEED Gold certified building offering a 24-hour doorman/concierge in a beautifully-appointed lobby, common landscaped roof deck with grill, park side lounge area, gym designed by la Palestra, secure package room, bike storage room, storage room and common laundry room. The Brooklyn Children’s Museum annex is also included in the building. One John Street is conveniently located near the A/C/F trains and the water ferry located in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Celebrated for its architecture, DUMBO features charming Belgian block streets, Empire Stores, Jane’s Carousel, restaurants, cafes, renowned art galleries, and much more.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Terrace
  • City View
Listing courtesy of Sothebys International Realty

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About 1 John Street

86

1 John Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 86, 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

30
Out of 44
+
32
Out of 36
+
14
Out of 39
+
10
=
86
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
High-End 5 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but OK 1 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Exposed 0 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Free Standing 2 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
Part of Historic District 1 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:
Outstanding 5 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Dazzling 4 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Very Little 3 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Many 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Shopping:
6-10 Short Blocks 1 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:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
3-4 3 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:
None 0 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:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
None 0 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
None 0 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:
Yes 1 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:
Some 1 out of 2 points

Building Amenities

  • Attended Lobby
  • Concierge
  • High-Rise
  • Resident Storage
  • Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Laundry Room
  • Bike Room
  • LEED Accreditation
  • LEED

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Pros
  • Sensational location waterfront location in Dumbo
  • Extremely handsome building
  • Close to Subway
  • Great views
  • Grand staircase entrance
  • Just to the north of Manhattan Bridge
  • Extensive sidewalk landscaping
Cons
  • Exposed water tank
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