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$425K East Brooklyn Fixer-Upper Is a Perfect Summer Retreat

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Our semi-regular feature, Monday Mansion, examines the most interesting mega homes on the market in the far reaches of New York. Have a listing in mind that we're missing? Tell us about it. To the outer boroughs we go!

The way out east Brooklyn neighborhood of Gerritsen Beach may not be known for splendid architecture, but this small standalone house is undeniably cute. Although it could use some work, the two-bedroom house could be a perfect summer retreat from the crush of Manhattan. The house is located one block off of Marine Park and, as per the listing, two blocks from a "sandy inlet for swimming, sunning and beach time." The sunny red-painted house is surrounded by a white picket fence and wrap-around terrace, where a little bit of gardening could go a long way. Its ask is comparatively tiny, too, at just $425,000.

· Listing: 101 Abbey Court [Dwell via StreetEasy]
· $425K Gerritsen Beach Bungalow: Where Do We Sign? [StreetEasy Blog]
· Monday Mansion archives [Curbed]