With a low price of $318,000, a recent renovation, and a separate sleeping alcove, this 575-square-foot studio, 579 West 215th St., #9D, in Inwood, should definitely be on your radar if you're apartment shopping.
The living area has large windows that overlook the river, nine-foot ceilings that bring an airiness to the space, and maple floors that lend a brightness to the room. There’s a lot of stuff in here at the moment, but space doesn’t appear overcrowded. As it’s currently staged, there’s enough room for a seating area by the window with a sectional and a TV stand, as well as a desk/office area.
Just off the living room is a sleeping alcove that looks to be on the small side, but, according to the listing, can apparently accommodate a full-sized bed. Most folks will love having a separate space in a studio to hit the hay, but it looks as though that alcove is against a pillar, which might annoy some folks, and make others feel claustrophobic, so be sure to spend some time there to decide how you feel about it.
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On the other side of the alcove is a nook just large enough to fit a small dining table, so you won’t have to eat all your meals on the couch. Unless you want to, that is.
The light-colored kitchen is fine-looking, and has custom, white Shaker cabinets on both sides to maximize storage space, white Italian porcelain plank floors, white quartz countertops with gray veining, and a striking glass mosaic tile backsplash. There are also new, full-sized stainless steel appliances, including a fridge, dishwasher, and microwave, as well as a stainless steel sink with a gooseneck faucet.
The windowed bathroom is nice and simple with a new gray vanity, and a new recessed medicine cabinet. White tile on the walls and floors give the room a polished look, and a built-in hamper means you won’t have to waste precious floor space with a free-standing one.
The studio is located in a 10-story elevator co-op with a live-in super, on-site laundry, bike storage, and an underground parking garage. The pet-friendly building allows subletting, gifting, and co-purchasing on a case by case basis. Maintenance is $727 a month.
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