Welcome home to this truly elegant and refined home on the coveted corner of 8th Avenue and 3rd Street, the Champs- Elysees of Park Slope. Up one flight of gracefully curved marble stairs, and the gracious layout invites you in with a proper entry foyer, complete with coat closet and plenty of space to greet your guests. Beyond the foyer the space opens up to an oversized living room to the right and formal dining room to the left providing an ideal layout for entertaining and everyday living. In the living room, handsome built in bookcases provide a focal point as does the wall of triple west facing windows, providing beautiful light throughout the day, and leafy green views. The formal dining room is large enough for your next dinner party and also gets excellent light from it's three easterly facing windows, making it an equally ideal spot for your work from home needs.
The updated kitchen is thoughtfully laid out with custom, to the ceiling, cabinets and full pantry offering plenty of storage, a chef's grade Viking gas range, Bosch dishwasher built-in microwave, french door, bottom freezer fridge with ice maker, and ample counter space. A window at the far end, and a pass through breakfast bar to the dining room, additionally opens up the space, and adds a sense of cohesiveness with the rest of the home. The in unit washer and dryer are also cleverly tucked under the counter, giving you this much needed modern convenience.
The apartment's two bedrooms and full bath are quietly nestled on the opposite side of the home. The larger of the two rooms features a good-sized closet and oversized window, while the second bedroom features access to the balcony like fire escape, complete with limestone parapet walls, and plenty of space for a bit of gardening, or to sit out on a nice afternoon. Last but not least, the tastefully renovated bathroom also features an oversized window, as well as a large soaking tub, good-sized vanity and medicine cabinet for storage. Handsome hardwood floors, and beautiful original details are found throughout the home.
Residents of 305 8th Avenue enjoy a beautiful common garden complete with a pergola that drips with wisteria in the spring, and a soothing meditation fountain. There is also a common laundry in the basement, and common bike storage. In addition, each unit comes with a 4x5 storage cage with additional cages available to rent for $50/month. There is a live-in super who handles garbage and snow removal, as well as the general cleaning and upkeep of the building. There is also a video and voice virtual doorman system connected to wifi for remote admittance for packages, etc. As if all of this were not enough, the building also has two parking spots that rotate through the shareholders in the form of a two year lease for $275/month. There is currently a short waitlist for a spot, and once you have leased one for two years you may join the waitlist again.
305 8th Avenue is an exceptionally well run, 32 unit, pet friendly, co-op with no underlying mortgage, impeccable finances and an exceptional reserve fund. The building has recently redone their hallways, added a new boiler and installed a new roof. In addition, they have already repointed the northern side of the building and are currently in the process of repointing the western side of the building which will be done within the next two months. There are no current or planned assessments, although there is an additional $67.58/month capital improvement contribution running through the end of 2021. 305 8th Avenue could not enjoy a better location, just once block from the 3rd Street entrance to Prospect Park, and one block from all that 7th Avenue has to offer with Blue Bottle Coffee, Sushi Katsuei, Bareburger, Amaro Wine, Sotto Voce and PS 321 all within two blocks.