A Steal in Brooklyn Heights, Second Bathroom Not Included

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Other two-bedrooms in Brooklyn Heights are asking for much more, but at 155 Henry Street, there’s a 1,250-square-foot co-op listed for a mere $759,000. Why so cheap? The sellers know their apartment is “bathroom-challenged” (i.e., there’s only one), says their broker, Corcoran’s Diane Young. After just two weeks on the market, they reduced it from $795,000 to $759,000. (Monthly maintenance is $1,379.) On a per-square-foot basis, it deserves a second look in a neighborhood so precious it’s grown as expensive — if not more so — than many sought-after parts of Manhattan. Especially if you consider other pluses: The layout is flexible, the kitchen was built from scratch just two years ago, and the co-op allows for a 10 percent down payment. And though the apartment was formerly a doctor’s office, it doesn’t open out to the street. (It’s perched a few steps above ground level.) Even better: Even though the building is situated in the heart of a historic district, the Landmarks Preservation Commission has already approved an additional commode, should you decide to add one. So you’d just need the co-op board’s signoff.

S. Jhoanna Robledo

CORRECTION, Nov. 1: An earlier version of this item incorrectly stated that Landmarks permission would be needed to add a bathroom.

A Steal in Brooklyn Heights, Second Bathroom Not Included