Co-op pick of the week

A Fort Hamilton two bedroom with a view of the harbor, for $479,000

By Mimi O'Connor | January 28, 2019 - 1:00PM 

This Fort Hamilton apartment is 1,000 square feet.

House N Key Realty

The co-op at 8701 Shore Rd., #434, in Fort Hamilton, is listed as a "junior four," but for New York City, 1,000 square feet isn't that junior. And this two-bedroom, one-bath apartment has other attractive features: It is in a prewar building and has high ceilings, large windows, and hardwood floors. Listed for $479,000, it's competitively priced for the neighborhood. 

The apartment's entryway has three closets, and a large foyer that can be used as a dining room or home office. 

The apartment has an eat-in kitchen as well. 

A separate room once used as a bedroom has harbor views. 

The bathroom has been recently updated, and has a separate tub and shower. 

The bedroom can accommodate a king-size bed.

The building has a bike room and laundry, and allows pets under 40 pounds; maintenance is $826. 

An express bus gets you to Midtown in about an hour. Shopping and dining options are a few blocks away at 86th Street and Third Avenue. 

 

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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