Mint condition newly renovated two-bedroom duplex condo! Situated within an area that is a locus of diversity and creativity. The layout features 8 east-facing windows and balcony. The bedrooms are on the top floor and the unit is garden facing offering potential tranquility. The kitchen has been re-imagined with an expanded pass through, soft-close custom cabinetry, Pure White Caesarstone counter tops with an overhang, and herringbone back splash. New stainless steel appliances, a Frigidaire range, microwave, white dishwasher, Whirlpool fridge, are still under warranty! A new in-unit, vented Whirlpool washer and dryer, and a new air conditioner are also part of the package. The renovation scope also included a new tiled bathroom, new closets (linen + coat), new floors, and new lighting. Every room has wall-through air conditioning and baseboard heat. The condominium is a professionally managed 48-unit low-rise row house complex. Some units face Suffolk street to the West and some units face the landscaped communal garden in the rear which runs the length of the complex. The condo has below average monthlies of $1296/mo (CC+RET).The Lower East Side was once a gateway to America. The celebrated Katzs, and Russ & Daughters are reminders of this history. In recent years, new transplants are more likely in search of culture and cuisine. Among the multitude of places to dine, shop and hang are some underappreciated green spaces, most notably the East River Park with sports facilities, and miles of jogging/biking paths. The Essex Crossing development two blocks south of 136 Suffolk is already underway, expected to bring 1,000 new residences, 400,000 SF of offices, and 450,000 SF of retail when complete.136 Suffolk is conveniently located two blocks east of Essex, south of Houston, and north of Delancey, within a few blocks of Ivan Ramen, Pig & Khao, Pianos, Dirty French, Essex Street Market, Doughnut Plant, Arlenes Grocery, Upright Citizens Brigade, and a Trader Joes. The nearest subway station is two blocks away (F, J, M, Z), Citibike station one block away, and M9, M14A, M21, B39 buses all within a couple of blocks. Easy access to the FDR and river crossings. Commute times: Washington Square 13 mins, DUMBO 10 mins, City Hall 14 mins, Union Square 17 mins, Rockefeller Plaza 20 mins (Source: Google maps).Pets are allowed.