West Village Loft • $1,600,000 • MANHATTAN • 130 Barrow Street, No. 311
A one bedroom, one-bath, 1,175-square-foot duplex with additional sleeping quarters, in a former car-rental garage converted to condos in the 1980s.
COMMON CHARGES $730 a month; taxes: $544 a month
PROS A recently renovated duplex with 14-foot ceilings on the main level, an electric fireplace, an open kitchen and dining area, and a small triangular balcony that overlooks a landscaped courtyard. There is a large walk-in closet and a washer and dryer.
CONS While the upstairs is divided into three distinct sleeping areas, only one of the spaces qualifies as a legal bedroom. The upstairs ceiling height is about 7 feet.