Co-op pick of the week

This Midwood co-op has modern frills over solid, prewar bones

By Mimi O'Connor | April 2, 2018 - 2:00PM 

The kitchen and bathroom have both been elaborately renovated.

Douglas Elliman

This one-bedroom, one-bath co-op in Midwood is a far cry from cookie cutter. Listed for $325,000, 1680 Ocean Ave. #3F is prewar, measures 1,000 square feet, and offers lots of features that make it stand out. 

The kitchen and bathroom have been updated and the kitchen has custom cabinetry with full-height storage closets, stainless-steel appliances, and a built-in microwave.

 The kitchen and bathroom have both been elaborately renovated.

The kitchen and bathroom have both been elaborately renovated.

There's also a breakfast bar with a sink built into the middle.

The the main hallway has custom lighting. The bathroom is modern, with floating toilet, a soaking tub, and rain shower head. 

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Douglas Elliman 

The large master bedroom has southern and western exposures, and there's another small room that can be used as a nursery, office, or walk-in closet. 

Maintenance is $587 a month, and the building has a live-in super and central laundry room. Subletting is allowed after two years, and the building s pet-friendly, with the exception of some breeds. 

Shopping is available along Avenue J and Avenue M, and further west on Coney Island Avenue. the nearest subway is the Q at Avenue M, which makes for about a 50-minute trip into Midtown. 




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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