Our first Brooklyn edition of the Weekend Open House Tour takes us to Bed-Stuy, where rumors of the neighborhood's demise are rapidly spreading. We searched for properties that have hit the market in the past month or so, and just a handful turned up on the open house schedule. Here's a selection, from the cheapest up.
Location: 886 Myrtle Avenue
Size: 1 BR, 1 BA condo; 583sqft
Price: $225,000 ($196 maint.)
Pitch: "Common roof access with incredible city views, private basement storage and Tax abatement and low maintenence are some of the other great building features."
Open House: Sunday, 3:30-4:30pm; building-wide open house
Location: 234 Hull Street
Size: 2BR, 1BA condo; sqft N/A
Price: $269,000 ($258 maint.)
Pitch: "A commuter's dream offering views of Manhattan with affordable prices."
Open House:Sunday, 1-3pm; building-wide open house
Location: 221 Stuyvesant Avenue
Size: 3-floor, 2-family townhouse; sqft N/A
Price: $719,000 ($1,086 annual taxes)
Pitch: "This three story two family home offers a five bedroom owners duplex with 2.5 baths. It also has a two bedrooms rental on the top level."
Open House: Sunday, noon-1:30pm
Location: 109 Hart Street
Size: 3-floor, 3-family townhouse; 3,180sqft
Pitch: "This house is also situated on a 100 foot lot so it has a large garden to enjoy!"
Open House: Sunday, 1:30-2:30pm