Kensington

Kensington is a neighborhood in the center of Brooklyn, just south of historic Prospect Park and West of the Flatbush Ditmas-Park neighborhood. The land where Kensington now sits was first colonized by Dutch farmers during the seventeenth century within the Town of Flatbush. It was re-settled by British colonists in 1737 and developed in 1885 after the completion of Ocean Parkway. The area is now populated by a mix of many different styles and cultures; multiculturalism that is reflected in the windows of its bodegas, boutiques, and barber shops–their languages change by the storefront. Overall, it's a low-key, mixed area where a stunning variety of people live with, and among each other.

This is a mostly residential area and the neighborhood doesn’t have much in terms of big named restaurants, bars or entertainment. There are an array of local area carry-out restaurants – Thai food at To Be Thai and Sawasde, celebrated pizza at Korner Pizza on Church, Japanese at Sake Sushi, and Bangladeshi food on McDonald. There’s also, the diner Faros, which is a neighborhood standby offering reliable diner fare. The neighborhood is also home to Kensington Stables, a horse stable that offers pony rides, lessons, trail rides, children’s programs, teen horsemanship, and horses for special occasions.

Kensington is known for its affordable rents and spacious apartments although the prices in the neighborhood have risen over the past few years. The neighborhood is currently 38% above its 2014 market prices. There are many single- and two-family houses in the neighborhood houses that often have front yards and porches, with very diverse architectural styles. Kensington is also home to many apartment buildings, some prewar and mid-century brick six-story buildings, and some newer and taller. Ocean Parkway houses many pre-war buildings with grand lobbies that have original crown molding throughout. There a condos in the area but co-ops are most common. The current median sales asking price is a little over a million dollars and the median asking rent price is $2,100, much lower than most Brooklyn neighborhoods.

The subway lines for Kensington are the F and the G, both of which stop at Church Avenue and give commuters access to other Brooklyn neighborhoods, as well as Manhattan in about 45 minutes. Residents also have the option to walk or take the bus to the Q train in nearby Ditmas Park. Ocean Parkway, which is a major thoroughfare, also has the first dedicated bike path in the U.S.

This bright and airy three bedroom, two bath condo features everything you could dream of a well planned layout, tasteful finishes, hardwood floors, central AC, two outdoor spaces, a 11'3 ...$770,000
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$445,000
Welcome to Cypress Condominium !$735,000
Our thoughts.... Welcome to your new home, welcome to Kensington, Brooklyn's best kept secret and your new home at 310 Beverley Road, where you are greeted with tree lined streets ...$650,000
Built in 1930, this pre war 6 unit building is located in a prime Kensington location.$1,875,000
This incredibly spacious three bedroom apartment in the coveted Windsor Terrace neighborhood offers unique opportunity to live in a well maintained elevator building with a vibrant sense of community and ...$850,000
Welcome to Cypress Condominium !$785,000
Overlooking lovely limestones on a quiet, treelined street, this spacious one bedroom is a wonderful home with exceptional entertaining space on a high first floor above street level, like a ...$490,000
This modern, 1070 sqft, 2 bedroom, 2 bath condominium is a rare chance in this area to own 1 out of the 14 boutique style condominiums within a brand new ...$674,999
Welcome to Cypress Condominium !$699,000
Welcome to Cypress Condominium !$1,125,000
Gracious and spacious pre war 1 bedroom at the crossroads Kensington and Ditmas Park, steps to vibrant Cortelyou Road.$435,000
Welcome to The Jewel of Cypress Condominium Top Floor Penthouse Unit !$1,712,000
Pre war semi detached old style brick two family home in Kensington, Brooklyn built in 1925.$1,999,000
This incredibly spacious two bedroom apartment in the coveted Windsor Terrace neighborhood offers unique opportunity to live in a well maintained elevator building with a vibrant sense of community and ...$699,999
Welcome to the Park Circle.$875,000
COMING SOON ! This beautifully, mint renovated single family home perfectly blends contemporary design with charming original details.$1,875,000
Move in ready with outdoor space 415 Beverley Road, 1G is a spacious 2 bedroom co op located on the 2nd Floor in a full service elevator and doorman building ...$675,000
The perfect Kensington townhouse has hit the market.$1,695,000
A two bedroom condo with a terrace featuring breathtaking views of Prospect Park and a deeded parking spot.$899,000
Prepared to be blown away by the unobstructed Verrazano Bridge views from this fully renovated 1BR home set on the 11th floor of a wonderful Kensington building.$425,000
Welcome to Cypress Condominium !$745,000
Just in time for spring !$1,700,000
Located on the SECOND FLOOR of a beautifully maintained, post war coop, this lovely one bedroom apartment is remarkably spacious, with a large living room, a separate area for dining, ...$399,000
Impeccable and turn key. Located on the crossroads of Windsor Terrace and Kensington, this sunny and fully renovated apartment features an open concept Carrera marble kitchen with high gloss cabinets, ...$529,000
Welcome to 495 East 7 Street Apartment 4J !$449,000
First Offering ! Welcome to 508 East Second Street, a spacious two family property with infinite potential.$1,525,000
Mint condition, well designed one bedroom apartment available at The Manchester Residences.$489,000
Welcome home to this oversized 2 bedroom corner apartment in a well maintained, elevator building, located on a quiet, lovely tree lined Kensington block.$595,000
Beautiful, large 1 bedroom co op with lots of light and a classic layout in Kensington.$439,000
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Welcome Home This spacious 1 bedroom is located in one of Kensington's most coveted art deco pre war buildings.$419,000
Welcome to Cypress Condominium !$850,000
MOTIVATED SELLER ! The price has just been reduced and offers are encouraged on this spacious Junior 4 co op in the heart of Kensington.$465,000
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This fantastic 6 unit building is located on the border of Kensington and Borough Park.$1,500,000
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