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1br, Kensington and Parkville, Brooklyn, $1,800

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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If you're not familiar with the Kensington/Ditmas Park section of Brooklyn, I strongly recommend you take the time to check it out! You will be glad you did! Here is what $1800 gets you in this neighborhood:

*HUGE Living room and Bedroom
*New Kitchen Appliances with Granite Countertops
*Gas Stove/Oven plus a Built-In Microwave
*Heat & Hot Water Included
*Elevator Building with On-site Super
*Laundry Room in Building
*Youtube video tour available on request


If you were to place this same apartment, with its numerous closets and large living spaces, in downtown Manhattan, you could expect to pay $3000 [or more] per month. Park Slope? Maybe $2500.

AND SO... if you're willing to ride a few more subway stops - to either the Ditmas F Train or the Cortelyou Q Express Train - you will discover a developing neighborhood that's wonderfully diverse, a bit more residential, and a respite from the hectic, crowded streets of the more "prime" neighborhoods.

According to the Not For Tourists web site, "Cortelyou Road, the main drag, has become something of the new Park Slope - - blending cosmopolitan eating and drinking establishments with a family-friendly, residential quality on the side streets."

Apartment Details

Web ID: 005
Price: $1,800
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.0
Listed for: Over 2 Years
Last updated: Over 2 Years
Available: Immediately
Dishwasher, Elevator, Laundry Room, On-site super
Nearby Subway Stations
  • F Ditmas Av (0.4 mi)
  • F 18 Av (0.58 mi)