Kensington and Parkville

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Kensington and Parkville is the area South of Prospect Park and the Greenwood Cemetery in central Brooklyn.

The neighborhood consists of a diverse mix of cultures and traditions. It is located west of Ditmars Park and Prospect Park South, south of Windsor Terrace, east of Borough Park, and north of Midwood.

The land now known as Kensington was first colonized by Dutch farmers in the 17th century and then re-settled by British colonists in 1737.

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Building Mix

  • 27% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 25% Pre War
  • 10% Walk-Up
  • 9% Elevator Building
  • 7% Private House

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Ocean Parkway at Beverly Road: Huge, renovated 1 bedroom with semi-private (fenced off) 30 x 10 terrace on the 2nd floor of a post-war elevator building with live-in super, p/t doorman and outdoor seasonal pool. The apartment has a huge 25' long livingroom with 3 windows and the door to the terrace, a recently renovated kitchen with dishwasher, tile floors and backsplash, wood cabinets and white appliances with a large dining alcove off the livingroom. There are 2 enormous closets - one at the entrance, and a 2nd outside the kitchen, plus linen closet outside the full bathroom with white subway tiles and large bedroom with yet another large closet.

The building will be upgraded over the next few years; the landlord will be renovating the common areas including lobby, pool areas and elevators.

$1,750One Bedroom

Apartment Details

Web ID: 1754884
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.0
Square ft: 850
Listed for: ~ 3 Years
Last updated: ~ 3 Years
Available: Immediately
Building: Post War
Pets: Cats Only
Dishwasher, Doorman, Elevator, Laundry Room, On-site super, Pool, Terrace
Nearby Subway Stations
  • G F Church Av (0.49 mi)
  • F Ditmas Av (0.52 mi)