Yes, you’ve heard of Bensonhurst in Brooklyn from Saturday Night Fever fame and maybe you’ve heard of Borough Park in Brooklyn. But Mapleton in Brooklyn, NY? Where is it and what will you find there?
Mapleton is in Southwest Brooklyn. Neighborhood boundaries are 16th Avenue, 57th Street, Dahill Road and 65th Street.
Mapleton is a melting pot and has a diverse population, typical of many Brooklyn New York neighborhoods and with expensive real estate values.
Accord Real Estate Group has been active in the Kensington / Mapleton area for many years. We just closed on the sale of 83 Clara Street, just off of Dahill Road.This lovely, brick 1 family, 3 bedroom house with a private driveway, finished basement and wonderful, private backyard sold for $1.130M.
The housing stock in Mapleton is excellent with much to choose from in terms of price, property type and lifestyle. Prices for a one family house are in the $900,000 to $1.2M range. Prices for two family and three family homes are in the $1.5M to $2.M+ range.
The schools in Mapleton are P.S. 48 located at 6015 18th Avenue, with grades served 1,2,3,4,5,OK and SE, Bishop Kearney High School at 60th Street and Bay Parkway and Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School at 20th Avenue, near 59th Street.
Mapleton has excellent walkability with shops, restaurants, café’s, and a wonderful mix of retail stores on 18th and 20th Avenues that cater to Italian, Jewish, Asian, Pakistan, Polish, Latino and Arab families. Public transportation to Manhattan consists of the N and F trains and local bus lines include the B-9, B-6, B-8 and B-11.
Mapleton is home to Washington Cemetary, founded in 1840 by James Arlington Bennet. Washington Cemetary, located at the intersection of Bay Parkway and Mc Donald Avenue, is one of Brooklyn’s largest (100 acres!)and most historic cemetaries. Open to the public 6 days a week, this cemetery is filled with beautiful and historic gravestones ,statues ,monuments and mausoleums. The Jewish Shakespear, playwright Jacob Gordin is buried there.
If you are planning to sell your Brooklyn, Manhattan or Queens property, whether it is a residential property, a commercial building, mixed use, multi family, vacant land, coop or condominium or a development opportunity, call us. You will be very happy that you did. Please visit Client Testimonial page to read about many of satisfied clients’ experiences with our company.
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