(FSBO stands for For Sale By Owner. This one won't win any home decorating contest, but the space is TINY and could be amazing in the right hands (and at the right price). Readers may submit FSBO's to editor(at)apartmenttherapy(dot)com and put "FSBO" in the subject line.)
Location: 211 Thompson Street Size: 400 sf 3 Rooms & 1 Bath (really one big open room) Price: $399,000 Contact: Ryan or Val 917-886-3082 Website: www.apartment5m.com Pitch: 5M features approximately 400 square feet of imminently practical and charming living space. Although just a studio, 5M's split-level design makes it possible to easily divide your living and sleeping areas and create unique spaces. (Our current setup allows us to host as many as five guests comfortably in the lower-level living area alone.)
Bright Split-level Central Village Co-op The kitchen includes new (2 yr old) appliances plus ample cabinet and counter space. The bathroom features loads of shelf and cabinet space, plus all new tile, faucet and lighting fixtures. A small foyer area between the front door and kitchen includes wall hooks and shelves for hanging coats or storing small items. 5M's eastern exposure and location on a high floor allow continuous sunlight to drench the living space at all hours of the day. The apartment underwent a full gut rehab in 2004. All floors, walls, electrical and plumbing fixtures are next to brand new. CLOSETS & STORAGE 5M features 4 closets, cabinets galore, hanging shelves and built-in wall bookshelves. You'll find more cubic feet of storage space in 5M than most apartments twice its size. TRANSPORTATION The A, C, E, B, Q, F, N, R, 1, 9 and 6 trains are all within 5-10 minutes walking distance. OTHER AMENITIES Juliet balcony overlooking Thompson Street and Washington Square Park. Part-time doorman, live-in superintendent, washer and dryer on each floor, DirecTV and XM satellite radio included in maintenance.