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Is it a Townhouse or a Condo Loft? Residence 1R at 51 Jay Street Marries the Two (sponsored)

In DUMBO, a neighborhood known for its artistic vibe and historic architecture, Residence 1R at 51 Jay Street offers a unique living experience that combines the scale and privacy of a townhouse with the conveniences of a high-end condominium. The duplex loft, designed by the acclaimed architecture firm, ODA, has 9 ½ foot ceilings, casement windows, herringbone floors and southern exposure.

The kitchen is a focal point of craftsmanship and style, equipped with La Rochelle Gris marble countertops, custom Aster Cucine cabinetry, and a suite of Gaggenau appliances. The seamless flow from the living and dining areas to the outdoor patio offers the perfect setup for entertaining. The main floor houses the first of three bedrooms, a huge storage closet, a full marble bathroom and the washer/dryer.

The staircase to the second floor has loads of wall space, ideal for artwork or photographs. The primary suite is a sanctuary, featuring king-sized dimensions, two closets (including a walk-in), and an ensuite bathroom with a newly installed marble vanity and custom lacquered cabinetry with elegant copper detailing. An additional full bathroom and a magical third bedroom with dual exposures overlooking the courtyard enhance this floor. The flexible space of the den/home office/library, easily convertible to a fourth bedroom, offers ideal settings for family, guests, or creative pursuits.

The building’s amenities enhance the living experience at 51 Jay Street. Residents enjoy a 24-hour attended lobby, a fitness center, a children’s playroom, and a residents’ lounge. The rooftop terrace, equipped with an outdoor kitchen, provides a scenic venue for gatherings. Other amenities include a cold storage room, pet washing/grooming spa, bike room, large capacity laundry room, and a tax abatement that extends until 2032.

Zolan, a Principal of The Zolan Rossiter team, who managed sales for the developer between 2015 and 2018, and now sells and leases the majority of the properties here, points out that buyers are drawn to the building’s authentic historical character, formerly known as the Jay Street Arts Building. Located in the landmarked district of DUMBO, the area is celebrated for its industrial past and breathtaking waterfront views, making it a prime choice for those looking for a distinctive urban lifestyle.

For those seeking a residence that combines the scale of a private home with the amenities of a deluxe condo, Residence 1R at 51 Jay Street presents an unparalleled opportunity in one of Brooklyn’s most sought-after neighborhoods. The asking price is $3.250M. For more information about the property or to see the entire listing, click HERE.

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