It’s no secret that the neighborhoods surrounding Prospect Park, like Park Slope, Prospect Heights, and Windsor Terrace, have home prices higher than the average in Brooklyn. Access to the borough’s biggest park is a huge perk, especially when it’s essentially your backyard. But our Deal of the Week, 185 Prospect Park Southwest #407, proves that you can live on the park for under $1 million.

Price $799,000
Space 2 beds, 1 bath
Neighborhood Windsor Terrace
Borough Brooklyn

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The Price: $799,000

The median asking price for a home in Windsor Terrace was $1.3 million this June, according to the StreetEasy Data Dashboard. That puts our Deal of the Week’s price at about 60% of the median asking price for the neighborhood!

Buyers who put down the 20% minimum down payment of $159,800 can expect to see monthly payments of $5,610. This includes a mortgage payment of $4,544 and a maintenance fee of $1,066.

Why You’ll Love It…

This apartment oozes modern and tranquil vibes, from its built-in storage to its windows overlooking leafy trees. It’s also a corner unit, so you’ll get light from both the north and west. Noise also won’t be an issue, as the unit faces the back of the building rather than the street.

Also not an issue? Storage. There’s one closet in the entryway, another outside the bathroom, and a walk-in across from the kitchen that could be used as a pantry. Plus, custom built-in shelves line much of the living room, offering you all the space you could need for books, games, plants — you name it, it’ll probably fit.

There’s also plenty of storage in the bedrooms. The primary bedroom is king-sized and has a walk-in closet, while the second bedroom has a custom built-in set of drawers and built-in closet. Additionally, there’s an office nook outside the kitchen that offers a peaceful spot to work from home.

Speaking of the kitchen, both it and the bathroom have been updated. You’ll find a dishwasher in the kitchen in addition to tons of cabinetry, a deep sink, and full-size appliances. The bathroom features its own window and some sleek blue tiling.

Transportation is easy, with the F and G trains stopping three blocks away and a B68 bus stop right outside. Prospect Park is just across the street, so you’ll be right near Prospect Park Lake, a playground, the dog run, and the LeFrack ice skating rink. Plus, the unit is located in a pet-friendly elevator building, so no worries about hauling your belongings up the stairs. Parking and storage are subject to availability and a fee. The building also has common laundry and bike storage.

…And Why You Might Not

While the kitchen isn’t super dated, we’ll note that there aren’t stainless steel appliances. The countertops also look like they could be laminate, and there’s no window in this room. The second bedroom is also on the smaller side, and there’s not a true closet, but the built-ins offer lots of storage.

If you’re looking to buy on Prospect Park, be sure to check this one out!

Check out the listing at 185 Prospect Park Southwest #407, listed by Maxine Resnick of Compass.

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