Co-op pick of the week

This Astoria one bedroom has a bonus room and two shared outdoor spaces

By Mimi O'Connor | October 15, 2018 - 12:00PM 

The apartment is in the Astoria Lights development. 


This Astoria one bedroom offers a few spaces to spread out, indoors and out. Listed for $579,000 (with $690 maintenance), 24-51 38th St., C2, is a prewar co-op that's been renovated with modern finishes. Apartment features include hardwood floors with mahogany inlay, crown moldings, exposed brick, and nine-foot ceilings. The apartment has an open living room/dining room layout.

The chef's kitchen includes white quartz countertops, shaker cabinets, and high-end appliances. For eating, there's an island with a breakfast bar and a dining nook with custom table. 

The windowed bathroom features European fixtures, white mosaic basketweave tile floors, and a dual flush toilet. 

An additional room, with French doors and custom shelving, can serve as a home office or guest bedroom.

Bonus features of the apartment include entryway closets and a washer/dryer setup. 

Built in 1929, the co-op building has four stories and has 49 units. There's a rooftop deck as well as a common courtyard garden, bike storage, and a fitness center. Pieds-à-terre are allowed, as are pets.


Mimi O'Connor

Contributing Writer

Mimi O’Connor has written about New York City real estate for publications that include Brick Underground, Refinery29, and Thrillist. She is the recipient of two awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors for interior design and service journalism. Her writing on New York City, parenting, events, and culture has also appeared in Parents, Red Tricycle, BizBash, and Time Out New York.

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