Luxury living in prime Crown Heights! This sunny, rear-facing duplex has been customized with numerous top-of-the-line features, and also boasts a large private garden. The interior space is around 1500 SF and the exterior about 1100 SF. The upper level features two bedrooms and two full baths, a custom kitchen, and dining area. The lower level is an open rec room and living area more than 33 ft long! The garden is professionally landscaped, providing a large urban retreat amongst lush foliage, flowers, and fruit trees.
There are too many features to mention them all, so here are some of the highlights! 1R features high ceilings and a wall of oversized windows, outfitted with remote-controlled, motorized, energy-efficient double-cell honeycomb shades in the living room, and blackout/light-filtering combos in the bedrooms. All windows overlook the private garden for beautiful, serene views. Smart home features include voice- or app-controlled light switches and ceiling fans. The custom kitchen features full-height cabinets with soft-close drawers and doors, pull-out drawers in base cabinets, under-cabinet LED lighting, and Caesarstone countertops. The stainless steel kitchen appliances feature a Fisher & Paykel dishwasher drawer system, Kitchen Aid stove and microwave, and Whirlpool French-door refrigerator. The laundry room features a vented stacked Samsung washer and dryer.
Both bedrooms feature custom closets including cedar closet organizers. The lower level of the duplex has wall-to-wall custom closets spanning 13+ ft and providing ample storage and organization. The dining area features Restoration Hardware pendant lighting and the bathrooms Restoration Hardware fixtures. The primary bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with large walk-in shower equipped with overhead rain shower. The second bathroom features a deep soaking tub with modern glass partition for relaxing baths. Beautiful oak plank flooring and custom paint complete the modern interior.
Monthly carrying charges are low thanks to the especially low common charges. Owner-occupants could also qualify for the coop-condo tax abatement which can be significant (ask for details!). The condominium is well managed.
655 Franklin Ave is conveniently located along the 2, 3, 4, 5 trains at Franklin Ave, the C train at Franklin, and the S shuttle train at Park Place. Franklin Ave is a veritable restaurant row, with Crown Heights institutions Chavela's, Barboncino, The Crabby Shack, Mayfield, Gueros and Ras Plant based all within a few blocks. Gourmet grocery one block down Franklin, and another supermarket around the corner. If you need some greenery or entertainment, head over to the Botanic Garden or Prospect Park less than a mile away, or the Brooklyn Museum, Public Library, or the Zoo, all within walking distance.
NOTES: All showings including open houses are by appointment only! Access is somewhat limited, no showings without 24 hour notice. Masks are required and visitors must remove or cover their shoes.
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Building Features 5 Floors8 Units


Unit Features

Exposures: East
Pet Policy: Pets allowed

$1,395,000 / $956 per ft²

Listed on Aug 05, 2021

44 Days on Market

2 Beds / 2.0 Baths / 1,458 ft²

Total Monthly expenses: $1,576

Maintenance: $432 / R.E. Taxes $1,144

Exclusively listed with: Compass Source: RLS





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