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2685 Creston Avenue #4J
Coop in Fordham •  building info
2bd • 2ba • 1,000ft² $243 per ft²
List Price

$242,500

Listing Agent
Brian Phillips  • Douglas Elliman Real Estate
(212) 531-7726 • 
Key Details
Days on market
64
Last price change
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Estimated payment
$2,461
Monthly taxes
N/A
Monthly maintenance
$1,203
Description
Nestled in the vibrant Fordham section of the Bronx, 2685 Creston Ave4J welcomes you to a spacious corner apartment boasting two bedrooms and two full bathrooms, bathed in natural light from its eastern, western, and southern exposures. As you step inside, 8'6" ceilings create an airy ambiance, while original hardwood floors throughout exude warmth and elegance. The heart of this home resides in its inviting windowed eat-in kitchen, where mornings are greeted with sunshine, and meals are enjoyed in a cozy setting. Both bathrooms feature windows, enhancing the sense of openness. Primary bedroom includes an ensuite bathroom. A standout feature is the sunken living room with decorative fireplace, adding depth and character to the space while offering views of Creston Ave. The low monthly maintenance fee of $1202.70 covers heat and hot water. Additionally, the apartment comes with 678 shares in the cooperative and there is no flip tax. Cats, not dogs, are welcomed, and subletting is permitted after 2 years of residency with board approval. No investors please. 90% financing is allowed. As you explore the building, its Art Deco charm unfolds with refinished basket weave parquet floors, plaster archways, and wrought iron railings, paying homage to a bygone era of sophistication. Crafted by renowned architect H. Herbert Lilien circa 1940, this pre-war elevator building boasts 73 units across 6 stories, each embodying timeless elegance. Amenities such as a resident superintendent and an on-site laundry enhance daily living. Convenience is paramount, with proximity to Kingsbridge Road and Grand Concourse shopping, as well as easy access to MTA express and local buses and IND & IRT B/D/4 Subway lines from Kingsbridge Road station, ensuring seamless connectivity. For those commuting to Midtown Manhattan, the nearby Metro North station at Fordham offers swift access to Grand Central Terminal. Moreover, the express bus BxM4C provides direct service to Midtown Manhattan. 2685 Creston Ave is ideally situated near Lehman College and Fordham University, adding to the vibrant educational atmosphere. Surrounded by cultural iconic landmarks such as the Armory, Van Cortlandt Park, the Bronx Zoo, the New York Botanical Garden, and Yankee Stadium, it offers not just a residence, but a lifestyle infused with the best of the Bronx.

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Building info

History
What it'll cost
Purchase price
$242,000
Asking Price: $242,500
Term
30 Years
Down Payment
$48,000 (20%)
Min: 20% (48,000)
Rate
6.75 %
Mortgage Amount
$194,000
Mortgage Payment
$1,258
Maintenance
$1,203
Estimated closing cost
$7,000
Total monthly cost $2,461
Listing Courtesy of Douglas Elliman

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