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197 13th Street

$2,100,000 ($892 per ft2) | 4 beds, 3.5 baths | Approx. 2,355 ft2
31 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Feb 1, 2024
    Days on Market: 31
    Building Type: Townhouse
    Neighborhood: Gowanus (Brooklyn)
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $269
Total Taxes & Fees: $269 ($0.11/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $11,506
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $11,775 ($5.00/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($420,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Insider Highlights

  • Property Overview: This $2,100,000 townhouse, built in 1899, is a two-family home located in the artistic Gowanus neighborhood. The property spans approximately 2,355 ft2 across three floors and offers the potential for a roof deck.
  • Living Spaces: The home features an open layout integrating the living and dining areas, a spacious kitchen with sleek white lacquer cabinets and a butcher block counter, and a bonus room that can be used as an office.
  • Bedrooms and Bathrooms: The property boasts four bedrooms, including a primary bedroom with a walk-in closet and an ensuite bath, and 3.5 bathrooms in total.
  • Additional Apartment: The garden level studio apartment, included in the property, has a newly renovated galley kitchen, an in-unit washer and dryer, and ample closet space.
  • Neighborhood and Accessibility: The townhouse is situated in the vibrant Gowanus neighborhood, known for its art galleries, studios, cafes, restaurants, and boutique shops. It also provides easy access to the F, G, and R subway lines.
  • Financial Details: The property is listed at $892 per ft2 with monthly real estate taxes of $269. The total taxes and fees amount to $269 ($0.11/ft2).


Located in the dynamic Gowanus neighborhood, this extraordinary two family home showcases a perfect combination of contemporary elegance and classic charm. 197 13th Street has undergone a breathtaking renovation, unveiling a spacious and modern living area meticulously crafted to meet your every requirement. With a seamless integration of living spaces, this home includes a three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom owner duplex plus a captivating bonus attic room, and a studio rental on the ground floor.

These flexible and sophisticated living arrangements cater to diverse lifestyles with an unparalleled sense of style. Upon entering the home, you’ll immediately feel the inviting ambiance of the open layout that seamlessly integrates the living and dining areas. This expansive space effortlessly accommodates two distinct seating areas, perfect for hosting gatherings or enjoying quiet moments at home. The heart of the home, the spacious kitchen, stands as a testament to style and functionality.

Adorned with sleek white lacquer cabinets, and a butcher block counter, this culinary haven invites exploration and creativity. Ascend to the upper level, where the primary bedroom awaits, complete with a walk-in closet and an ensuite bath for comfort and privacy. Accompanying this haven of tranquility are two more bedrooms that share a full bath, providing ample accommodations for family and guests. Venture further to discover the hidden gem of this residence – the "bonus room." This uppermost retreat is a versatile space, perfect for an office that offers both focus and inspiration.

Sunshine pours in through the skylight at the top of the stairs. There is an opportunity to build a roof deck here to take in breathtaking views and sunsets. This home is thoughtfully appointed with a split heating and cooling system, ensuring year-round comfort in style. Adding an extra layer of allure to this property is the garden level, where a studio apartment beckons.

This self-contained unit is equipped with a newly renovated galley kitchen, an in-unit washer and dryer, and ample closet space. Whether you choose to enjoy the additional income from this studio or incorporate it into your living space, the possibilities are as boundless as your imagination. Situated in Gowanus, this house benefits from its prime location. The neighborhood is renowned for its artistic charm, with an abundance of art galleries, studios, and creative spaces just steps away.

Indulge in the vibrant artistic scene and immerse yourself in the local culture. Gowanus also boasts trendy cafes, such as Casita, Buttermilk Bakeshop, By Clio, Four and Twenty Blackbirds, and acclaimed restaurants such as Olivier Bistro, and Alma Negra, and boutique shops, ensuring that you’ll always have something new to discover. Transportation is a breeze, with the F, G, and R subway lines just three blocks away.

You’ll have easy access to other parts of Brooklyn and Manhattan, making commuting and exploring the city a seamless experience.

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at 4th Ave and 10th 0.15 miles
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at 4th Ave and Prospect Ave 0.22 miles
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at 4th Ave 0.23 miles