Real Estate Roundup: Reading Spots

Real Estate Roundup: Reading Spots

The Brooklyn Book Festival is taking over the county of Kings, and we’re as excited as you are. Here are a list of perfectly cozy apartments that are ideal for a good read.

(Courtesy Dolly Ramkissoon)

1105 Cortelyou Road, 2nd Floor (Sponsored)
Available: Now
Price: $3,000/month
Size: 3 bedroom/1 bathroom
Details: Set inside a beautiful Victorian, with separate, spacious dining and living rooms.There is also an eat-in kitchen and a front porch for relaxing. You’ll be close to shopping, dining and major public transportation, as well as a 5-10 minute walk to Prospect Park. Electricity and gas are not included.
Contact: Dolly Ramkissoon, (347) 240-3846,

What’s The Takeaway? (Courtesy Zillow/Brian Lehrer of Brown Harris Stevens)

134 Henry Street #GARDEN
Price: $3,500/month
Size: 1 bedroom/1 bathroom
Details: Exposed brick and built-in shelves make this the perfect bedroom to curl up with a book like Elif Batuman’s “The Idiot”. This one bedroom, one bathroom in Brooklyn Heights comes with a shared backyard that will also make for fine summer reading. Either way, this is a bibliophile’s paradise.
Contact: Brian Lehrer of Brown Harris Stevens, (718) 858-5423

(Courtesy Zillow/Baton Ahmetaj of Rapid Realty Bay Ridge BP)

61 South Elliot Place #3
Price: $2,200/month
Size: 1 bedroom/1 bathroom
Details: Fort Greene Park is as idyllic a reading spot as you’ll find in this fair city and this pad is but a block away. With exposed brick, a decorative fireplace, and loads of light to read by, you will have ample opportunity to nestle into reading about all the lives you want or perhaps Alana Massey’s “All The Lives I Want”.
Contact: Baton Ahmetaj of Rapid Realty Bay Ridge BP, (646) 420-1297

(Courtesy Zillow/Ayesha Grant of Sunrise Real Estate)

934 President Street #1B
Price: $2,300/month
Size: 1 bedroom/1 bathroom
Details: This Park Slope pad is as bucolic an abode as you will find. Choose between your own private backyard and, mere steps from your door, Prospect Park. The bedroom is queen-sized and there closet space abounds.
Contact: Ayesha Grant of Sunrise Real Estate, (917) 727-0282

(Courtesy Zillow/Igal Kashi of Velsor Realty)

260 83rd Street #36
Price: $1,650/month
Size: 1 bedroom/1 bathroom
Details: With oodles of sunlight and hardwood floors, you can read by sun or moonlight. Moreover, there is a “newer” kitchen. Perhaps something that takes advantage of food, like Phillip Roth’s classic “Portnoy’s Complaint”.
Contact: Igal Kashi ofVelsor Realty,  (917) 622-7333

(Courtesy Zillow/Erick Hartz of LLC)

1191 Bedford Avenue #E3
Price: $2,500/month
Size: 1 bedroom/1 bathroom
Details: Bed-Stuy is the home of this incredible one bedroom, accented with exposed brick and rich, dark wood. There is a fireplace and a balcony, making this an apartment for all seasons and a perfect spot to read about Thomas More.
Contact: Erick Hartz of LLC, (917) 575-4338

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