The Real.Est List
The Open House Scorecard: I’ll have another (room, that is)
Thinking about adding extra rooms to your next home? Then pay attention to this edition of the Open House Scorecard -- the 10 open-houses saved more often than any others by StreetEasy users this past weekend -- because it features a collection of apartments in which two bedrooms can become three-bedrooms
In Park Slope, a top floor, corner $639k two-bedroom condo can become a three-bedroom (the oversize master is convertible). The master bedroom of the apartment -- located on Eighth Street and Eighth Avenue -- also has custom built-ins and treetop and city views. The unit was recently renovated, and there’s a semi-private roof deck. Stroller parking is available in the vestibule of the three-flight walk-up.
Also in Brooklyn over in Prospect Heights on Dean Street -- between Carlton and Sixth Avenues -- another two-bedroom condo is convertible up to a three- or down to a one-bedroom. The loft is on the market for $649k and features 12’ ceilings. The full-service gated building has a children’s playground, grilling area, community herb/vegetable garden, fully equipped gym and fulltime door staff, among other perks.
By dividing the dining room of a new-to-market $1.595m two-bedroom co-op on West 86th between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues on the UWS, the unit can become a three-bedroom. The kitchen, pantry and maid’s room with bath provide additional flexibility. In-unit washer-dryers are permitted, but only one dog is allowed per apartment. In "pristine estate condition," it may require renovation.
For more convertible and non-convertible apartments, browse through the rest of the Scorecard below.
- 599 West End Avenue—2-bed co-op, $599k
- 372 Central Park West—2-bed condo, $1.25m
- 211 East 53rd Street—1-bed condop, $549k
- 42 West 13th Street—2-bed co-op, $650k
- 145 West 86th Street—2-bed co-op, $1.595m
- 160 E 27th Street—1-bed con-op, $435k
- 138 East 36th Street—1-bed co-op, $825k
- 484 8th Street—2-bed condo, $639k
- 96 Perry Street—1-bed co-op, $749k
- 535 Dean Street—2-bed condo, $649k