Co-op pick of the week

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

The kitchen and bathroom have both been elaborately renovated.

Douglas Elliman

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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.

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. 

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.