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Brooklyn’s Kensington

April 5th 2018
Tags: All about Brooklyn New York, Brooklyn Real Estate

Kensington, Brooklyn NY  is located in Central Brooklyn with neighborhood boundaries of Coney Island Avenue to the East, Fort Hamilton Parkway and Caton Avenue to the North, McDonald Avenue & 36th Street to the West and Foster Avenue to the South.

Kensington is surrounded by Flatbush (Ditmas Park & Prospect Park South) to the East, Windsor Terrace to the North, Borough Park to the West and Midwood to the South.

The Kensington Real Estate market is on the rise. Many families priced out of Park Slope and Windsor Terrace are recognizing Kensington as an affordable alternative.

Some examples of today’s pricing for residential real estate in Kensington are:

For Co op apartments the price ranges from $340,000 for a 600 square foot, 1 bedroom, 1 bath, to $375,000 for a 850 square foot 1 bedroom, 1 bath, to $440,000 for a 850 square foot, 1 bedroom, 1 bath, to $579,000 for a 4 room, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, to $899,000 for a 4.5 room, 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment.

For Condominium apartments the price ranges from $499,500 for an 820 square foot, 1 bedroom, 1 bath, to $655,000 for an 1,109 square foot, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, to $850,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath, to $900,000 for a 5 room, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, to $1.150M for a 7 room, 3 bedroom, 2 bath apartment.

For Single Family homes the price range starts from $1.2M for a 1,707 square foot, 7 room, 4 bedroom, 1.5 bath to $1.275M for a 7 room, 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath residence and up to the $1.5M price range.

For Multi Family homes the price ranges from $1.399M for a 2,542 square foot, 7 bedroom, 2 bath, to $1.595M for a 2,508 square foot, 4 bedroom, 3 bath, to $1.999M for a 12 room, 6 bedroom, 3 bath, to $2.1M for a 4,824 square foot, 10 bedroom, 6 bath, to $2.645M for a 4,400 square foot, 12 room, 8 bedroom, 4.5 bath residence.

Kensington has some good public schools. They are:

P.S. 179 Kensington located at 202 Avenue C, serving grades 1 – 5, OK, Pk and SE.

Ditmas  JHS 62 located at 700 Cortelyou Road, serving grades 6,7, 8 and SE.

P.S. 134 located at 4001 18th Avenue, serving grades 1-5, Ok and SE.

P.S. 230 located at 1 Albemarle Road, serving grades PK and 1-5.

Kensington has some good restaurants. You may want to try these:

Mondayoff by Plant Love House located at 752 Coney Island Avenue, serving great Thai food.

La Loba Cantina located at 709 Church Avenue serving Oaxacan fare & mescal.

Lahori Chilli located at 1026 Coney Island Avenue serving Pakistani fare and sweets.

To Be Thai located at 126 Beverly Road serving Thai comfort food.

Kensington has a few good bars to choose from. Some of them are:

Church Bar located at 416 Church Avenue

Denny’s Pub located at 106 Beverly Road

Hinterlands Bar located at 739 Church Avenue

 Shenanigans Pub located at 802 Caton Road.

Kensington subway service into Manhattan runs on the F train at McDonald Avenue & Church Avenue and McDonald Avenue and Ditmas Avenue.

The B & Q, local and express trains have stations at Church Avenue and East 16th Street, Cortelyou Road and East 16th Street, Newkirk Plaza on Newkirk Avenue and East 16th Street and at and Beverly Road and East 16th Street.

For live music and entertainment the place to go locally is the astoundingly gorgeous Kings Theatre located at 1027 Flatbush Avenue. This historic theatre had undergone a long and very expensive museum quality restoration.

Kensington is just minutes away from Prospect Park and all of its outdoor splendor. Even in the winter time Prospect Park is incredibly beautiful.

If you are interested in selling your property or you know someone who is planning to sell their Brooklyn NY property, whether a single family residential property,  an apartment building, a commercial property, mixed use, multi family, co op or condo, vacant land or a development opportunity, call us. You will be very happy that you did.

We always bring our clients the top market price for their property and provide exceptional personalized service from initial consultation to closing.

Thank you,

Accord Real Estate Group

Your Brooklyn Real Estate Broker