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The Open House Scorecard: I’ll have another (room, that is)

By Sara Alessi | August 6, 2012 - 10:58AM 

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 StreetEasyusers 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. 

  1. 599 West End Avenue—2-bed co-op, $599k
  2. 372 Central Park West—2-bed condo, $1.25m
  3. 211 East 53rd Street—1-bed condop, $549k
  4. 42 West 13th Street—2-bed co-op, $650k
  5. 145 West 86th Street—2-bed co-op, $1.595m
  6. 160 E 27th Street—1-bed con-op, $435k
  7. 138 East 36th Street—1-bed co-op, $825k
  8. 484 8th Street—2-bed condo, $639k
  9. 96 Perry Street—1-bed co-op, $749k
  10. 535 Dean Street—2-bed condo, $649k

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