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.

All Showings Held by Appointment Only Ideally set in the most desirable location in Windsor Terrace, this spacious convertible two bedroom is the home you have been waiting for.$699,000
Located in an elevator building on coveted Seeley Street, this beautiful and bright corner unit rests on the 5th floor with multiple exposures, abundant sunlight, and unobstructed tree top views ...$650,000
Finally ! This crisp, bright and very spacious two bedroom home in Brooklyn is the one you ve been dreaming about.$500,000
This beautiful, gut renovated brownstone in the heart of Windsor Terrace is the perfect place to call home !$2,295,000
SPACIOUS RENOVATED ONE BEDROOM WITH A HOME OFFICE IN BEAUTIFUL KENSINGTON, LOCATED ON THE 2ND FLOOR !$400,000
Home sweet home within steps of Prospect Park !$650,000
This spacious 1 bedroom coop is located in doorman building in the thriving neighborhood of Kensington.$465,000
This spacious 1 bedroom coop is located on the 4th floor of one of Kensington's rare doorman buildings.$480,000
APARTMENT 135 Prospect Park South West, Apt.$650,000
Welcome 135 Ocean Parkway Medical office at Caton Towers.$599,000
In the heart of Windsor Terrace, just one city block from Prospect Park, discover this stunning 2 bedroom gem of an apartment with an exciting renovation now available for sale.$825,000
This spacious, high floor corner apartment awaits you its new owner !$398,500
Tired of the ordinary ? Then this corner charmer of an apartment is for you.$420,000
Gorgeous one of a kind 1 bedroom 1 bath beauty in one of the best pre war elevator building on a quiet treelined block on the edge of Windsor terrace ...$455,000
Graciously sized rooms and expansive views Don't miss this renovated apartment on a high floor.$729,000
Welcome home to this spacious, 700 sqft studio apartment perfectly situated in the heart of Ditmas Park, right off Cortelyou Road !$375,000
If zeroing in on an extra spacious Pre War residence is your priority you have found your match !$408,500
Stunning One Bedroom Steps to Prospect Park !$725,000
DAZZLINGLY BRIGHT TURN KEY TWO FAMILY Looking for a sun filled two family house that you can move right into ?$1,575,000
Welcome to Park Circle, 346 Coney Island Avenue.$739,000
Introducing unit 904 at the Park Circle Condominium.$825,000
Perfect Investment Opportunity.$1,588,888
BEAUTIFUL 3 BR, 2 BA BRICK TOWNHOUSE W GARAGE AND PRIVATE BACKYARD, 10 MINUTES DRIVE TO NYC !$1,495,000
Live elegantly, privately and affordably in this charming prewar 1 Bedroom, situated on an interior corner of a classic Ocean Parkway coop.$385,000
Rarely available top floor extra large 1 bedroom in prime Windsor Terrace location, that could easily be converted to a 2 bedroom.$475,000
Take the elevator all the way up to this beautifully, sun filled 1 bedroom apartment on the top floor of a pre war building.$409,000
An incredible opportunity for investors !$2,299,000
Welcome to Kensington, Brooklyn's best kept secret, and your new home at 310 Beverley Road, where you are greeted with tree lined streets directly in front as well as the ...$655,000
This 2BR 1BA third floor condo has an exclusive 800 square foot roof terrace with a view all the way to Coney Island !$899,000
Prime Location in Windsor Terrace Nestled on a quiet tree lined block in Windsor Terrace, this charming one bedroom is a special find.$425,000
This top floor rear facing 1 bedroom coop is your perfect slice of Brooklyn.$380,000
Welcome to Windsor Terrace !$699,000
SO MUCH ROOM in MINT CONDITON !$695,000
The size, the location, the look, it's all just right at 196 Argyle.$2,595,000
PRICE IMPROVEMENT ! In a market where space matters now more than ever, apartment LC at 350 Ocean Parkway feels like a townhouse inside of a coop building.$649,000
Even better than the perfect starter !$495,000
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