The Real.Est List
The Open House Scorecard: Work from home edition
If you’re the type that likes to roll out of bed in the morning and into your office, you're in good company apparently. This week, the Open House Scorecard--the 10 open houses saved most to the calendars of StreetEasy.com users--features a number of Manhattan and Brooklyn apartments with home-office space.
A $1.35 million three-bedroom co-op on West End Avenue is an ideal space to “live/work” with its in-home office, loft-like dining area and custom closets. Located between 82nd and 83rd streets, the UWS unit has a sound system, washer-dryer, live-in super and full-time doorman. But the doorman is closer to your home than you might expect--this first floor apartment has lobby and street access.
Over in Greenwich Village--on the corner of East 10th Street and University Place--a recently gut renovated $1.75m two-bedroom co-op offers a separate office area. The oversized eat-in kitchen features top-of-the-line appliances and plenty of storage. Details include acres of exposed brick and an in-unit washer-dryer.
If you prefer to work and sleep in Brooklyn, you also have options. The first, a two-bedroom condo in Williamsburg on Roebling Street--situated between North 7th and 8th Street--is going for $750k. The duplex penthouse is a walk-up with a video intercom system and has not only a home office, but also an upper mezzanine making it possible for the space to be converted into a three-bedroom home. It also features two balconies, an oddly claustrophobic private roof terrace, washer-dryer and central air. There are low common charges ($324) and a 421A tax abatement in place.
Park Slope offers another alternative: a $699k two-bedroom plus-home-office co-op in an elevator building. The home, on the corner of Garfield Place and 7th Avenue, has a dozen south-facing windows, 10-foot ceilings, built-ins, and new laundry facilities in the building. Downsides: Just one bathroom and no in-unit washer-dryer in this otherwise family-perfect unit.
The rest of the Scorecard is linked below, and whether or not a home office is a must, tap BrickUnderground’s free Agent Referral Service for help finding the right agent and home for you.
- 49 West 72nd Street—2-bed co-op, $949.5k
- 35 West 82nd Street—2-bed co-op, $1.395m
- 622 Greenwich Street—3-bed co-op $2.35m
- 210 East 17th Street—1-bed co-op, $495k
- 515 West End Avenue—2-bed co-op, $995k
- 470 West End Avenue—3-bed co-op, $1.35m
- 78 Roebling Street—2-bed condo, $750k
- 195 Garfield Place—3-bed co-op, $699k
- 23 East 10th Street—2-bed co-op, $1.75m
- 77 East 12th Street—1-bed co-op, $699k