Quirky Park Slope Duplex with Charming Backyard Asks $629K
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Quirky Park Slope Duplex with Charming Backyard Asks $629K

July 28, 2015

Talk about quirky… this is a property you don’t see in Brooklyn every day. The unit in question is located at 429 7th Avenue, in Park Slope. It’s a duplex with a kooky sleeping loft instead of a bedroom, a unique layout, and a really nice private backyard. It’s not going to be for everyone but that outdoor space, plus a location two blocks west of Prospect Park, will certainly appeal to some. Don’t mind the idea of curling up in a loft to go to bed? Well, the apartment is now for sale by owner asking $629,000.

429 7th Avenue, Park Slope, co-op

429 7th Avenue, park slope, co-op, living room

The two-story unit has a much different layout than your average co-op apartment. On the upstairs floor you’ll find both a living room and open kitchen. Up here you’ve got some details like a working wood-burning fireplace and hardwood floors throughout.

429 7th Avenue, kitchen, park slope

The kitchen could probably use some updating, although the listing says that the appliances are new. It’s a cozy space that opens up to a corner dining area and the rest of the living room.

429 7th Avene, Park Slope, co-op, loft

A spiral staircase leads you from the living room to the lower floor. Here, you’ll have to climb up more stairs to get to the “bedroom.” There’s also a bathroom, washer/dryer unit and access to the garden on this floor.

There’s no photo to give an idea of how big the sleeping loft actually is, although it looks like it will just accommodate a bed. The loft does open up the space below to be used as a second living room or office. And it looks like that crazy loft staircase was designed to hold extra storage. You just don’t see such creative additions to older co-op apartments every day!

429 7th Avenue, Park Slope, backyard, co-op

429 7th Avenue, Park Slope, backyard

From here, you’re led to the backyard garden. This is a truly lovely space, and large at 400 square feet. It strikes us as the biggest selling point for this untraditional apartment. It really will be interesting to see how this fares on the market, especially since Brooklyn real estate is so hot. Will a buyer pay a premium for location, a backyard, and a modest sleeping loft? Only time will tell…

[Listing: 429 7th Avenue #3, For Sale by Owner / [email protected]]


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