494 Monroe Street

494 Monroe St Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, NY 11221

2,280 Sq. Ft.
$636 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.

Property Details for 494 Monroe Street

Total Rooms9.0
Year Built1905
Compass TypeTownhouse
MLS Type-
Lot Size1,900 SF / 19' x 100'
Taxes$299.84 / month
Minimum Down Payment-
CountyKings County


494 Monroe St

1 Units2 StoriesBuilt in 1905

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494 Monroe is a beautifully restored Brownstone Charmer with an oasis inspired landscaped backyard. Meticulously restored to highlight all the pre-war details with 2 decorative fireplaces and extensive crown molding, plus all the modern amenities that are a must. This 2,280 square foot handsome residence currently comprised of 5 bedrooms and 3 baths, highlighting original shutters, classic doors, window moldings, banister and spindles.The single family home can be easily converted into a 2 family.... Great opportunity to subsidize your mortgage with high monthly rental income and enjoy low real estate taxes at $3597.28/year. Mechanicals are in excellent condition and include a gas-powered central furnace, forced air heat, and 200-amp electrical service.

Owner Garden level is spacious, featuring a your modern open eat-in kitchen, where you be able to share quality time cooking /family style, and still chat away with your guest in the warmth of your living room. Spiral staircase is located in the middle, and leads you to the privacy of the bedrooms. Three spacious bedrooms with your second full bathroom is located on this level. There is also a straight stairway in the hallway to access the bedroom level. Backyard has been thoughtfully landscape with tall pine trees offering shade and privacy to enjoy your raised decked lounging area.

While this once primarily residential neighborhood still maintains its intimate charm, several excellent restaurants, coffee shops, wine bars and art galleries, such as Zagat rated Peaches, Saraghina, Do or Dine, Besos offer excellent dining experiences. Located a short walk to the A/C subways, Manhattan is just a 20 minute ride away. As well as Citi bike station just down the block !!


Private YardDecorative FireplaceCrown MouldingsSpiral StaircaseHardwood FloorsWalk UpWindow AC InstalledWindow AC can be Installed

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  1. Fouad Rahmé

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Building Information for 494 Monroe Street

Stories2Year Built1905Building Size760 SF / 19' x 40'Lot Size1,900 SF / 19' x 100'Building AgePre-warBuilding TypeBrownstone

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$5,515 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property History for 494 Monroe Street

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciationLink
Oct 19, 2019Listed (Active)

Manual #b45c4752006ed29220429548c2cf634eb9ebf8a7

Oct 9, 2019Permanently Off Market

Manual #3ef3577d6592c345a0fbf9811e3004746cf9035a

Aug 9, 2019Price Change

RLS #OLRS-0076741

DateEvent & SourcePrice
Listed (Active)

Manual #b45c4752006ed29220429548c2cf634eb9ebf8a7

Permanently Off Market

Manual #3ef3577d6592c345a0fbf9811e3004746cf9035a

Price Change

RLS #OLRS-0076741


For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Schools near 494 Monroe Street

Ps 308 Clara CardwellPublicPK-80.2 mi
Ms 267 Math Science And TechnologyPublic6-80.3 mi
Ms 35 Stephen DecaturPublic6-80.4 mi
Brooklyn Brownstone SchoolPublicPK-50.4 mi

Ps 308 Clara Cardwell

PK-8, 0.2 mi, Public


Ms 267 Math Science And Technology

6-8, 0.3 mi, Public


Ms 35 Stephen Decatur

6-8, 0.4 mi, Public


Brooklyn Brownstone School

PK-5, 0.4 mi, Public


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494 Monroe Street is a townhouse for sale in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, NY 11221. This property was listed for sale on October 19, 2019 by Compass at $1,450,000. Nearby schools include George H Murray Christian Academy, The Brooklyn Academy Of Global Finance and Boys and Girls High School. 494 Monroe Street is a 5-bed, 3-bath, 2,280 sqft townhouse built in 1905.

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