Townhouse pick of the week

This Park Slope townhouse may not be a brownstone, but it's just right for an investor

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More and more townhouses seem to be renovated with investment in mind these days, and this charming property on Park Slope's Webster Place is a prime example. While it's not one of the neighborhood's fabled brownstones, its $2.6 million price point puts it on the more affordable end of the area's townhouse spectrum, even with its recent renovations.

The first floor is configured as one-bedroom apartment, which was most recently rented out for $2,200/month, according to StreetEasy records. As for the rest of the home, the owner's unit is fairly airy and open, with a living room, dining room, and kitchen that eschew a compartmentalized layout.

The kitchen and dining area leads to a deck and a landscaped backyard, which looks particularly appealing for entertaining as the weather warms up.

There are new hardwood floors throughout, and on the upper levels, you'll find three bedrooms, a bathroom, and extra linen closets for storage.

The home includes a finished basement, too, with a laundry room and "rumpus room" that could be turned into a children's playroom or entertaining space. The listing also notes that the ground floor apartment could be easily turned into a master suite if you're inclined to remake this home into a single-family. But with such spacious living quarters up top, why not retain the option to make a little money off your home while you're at it?