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597 5th Street

$4,450,000 ($1,506 per ft2) | 5 beds, 2.5 baths | Approx. 2,955 ft2
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93 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Feb 20, 2024
    Days on Market: 93
    Building Type: Townhouse
    Neighborhood: Park Slope (Brooklyn)
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $1,338
Total Taxes & Fees: $1,338 ($0.45/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $23,876
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $25,214 ($8.53/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($890,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Insider Highlights

  • Architectural Charm: The historic brownstone building, built in 1899, boasts period details such as wood mantles with glazed tile, original parquet floors, period moldings, and tall ceilings, adding a touch of historical charm.
  • Living Spaces: The home features a middle parlor and large dining room for easy living and entertainment, and a finished basement that can be used as a kids rec space, home gym, art studio, etc.
  • Outdoor Features: The property includes a front stoop with a seating area overlooking Prospect Park and a newly renovated backyard with bluestone pavers and cedar fencing.
  • Location and Amenities: This spacious five-bedroom, two and a half bath home is located in the desirable Park Slope neighborhood, within close proximity to Prospect Park and 7th and 5th Avenues, offering plenty of shops, restaurants, cafes, farmer's markets, and a cinema.
  • Kitchen: The eat-in kitchen provides a comfortable space for family meals and has direct access to the backyard.
  • Rental Option and Fixtures: The home is available for rent at $15,500 a month and features designer fixtures throughout, adding a contemporary feel to the pre-war building amenities.


Welcome to 597 5th Street, a historic brownstone located on idyllic 5th Street tucked between 8th Avenue and Prospect Park West. This spacious home features five bedrooms and two and one-half baths. An elevated front stoop welcomes you with a seating area where you can gaze at Prospect Park and enjoy your morning coffee, evening glass of wine or have a chat with your neighbors.

Upon entering the parlor floor you immediately fall in love with the period details that surround the home with its wood mantles with glazed tile, original parquet floors, period moldings, medallions and tall ceilings on every level. Designer fixtures throughout add to the contemporary feel of the house. This legal two-family is currently being used as one. Bright light floods in from the large windows in the living area.

A middle parlor and large dining room allow for a wonderful flow for living and entertainment. The parlor floor also includes a powder room and eat-in kitchen with access to a newly renovated backyard with bluestone pavers and cedar fencing. Surrounded by natural sunlight, the second floor is configured with two large bedrooms and a full bathroom. The airy and bright third floor is home to three bedrooms and a full bath. The finished basement is the perfect spot for a kids rec space, home gym, art studio etc. 597 5th Street is a stone’s throw away from Prospect Park and in close proximity to 7th and 5th Avenues, where you can find plenty of shops, restaurants, cafe’s, farmer’s markets, cinema and so much more. Please contact me for further information or to schedule a viewing.

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Building Amenities

  • Pre War
Listing courtesy of Compass

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