Kensington and Parkville


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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East 8th Street at Ditmas Avenue: HUGE 2 bed + formal dining room with 2 porches on the 2nd floor of an owner-occupied 3 story house on a tree-lined Kensington Street. The apartment is 1200 sq.ft. + 180 sq.ft. of outdoor space with 2 entrances and 1.5 baths. The living room is 15 x 14 facing East with huge bay windows and an additional 8 x 8 alcove which opens to the 9 x 9 front porch. Past the front entrance landing is the formal dining room, which is 14 x 14 and has beamed ceilings, original built-in hutch and the same beautiful inlaid floors as the living room. The kitchen is 12 x 12 and has nice wood cabinets, linoleum floors and a new fridge. In a small room between the kitchen and the 17 x 6 rear porch is a 1/2 bath with sink and shower stall, and there is a full bathroom with linen closet as well. The larger bedroom is 17 x 11 with a huge closet, and the smaller bedroom is 11 x 13 and faces West. The owners are very nice, and the apartment is great for a share or small family. Non-smoking building, and only cats are allowed. Roughly a 10 minute walk to either the F at Ditmas Avenue or the B/Q at Newkirk, and close to all the great shops and restaurants on Cortelyou Road in Ditmas Park

Apartment Details

$2,800, Two Bedrooms + Extra Room, 1.0 Bathroom

Last Updated Over 3 Years
Listed For Over 3 Years
Available Immediately
Pets: Cats Only
  • Private House
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • Web ID: 2541170
Outdoor Space
Nearby Subway Stations
  • F
    Ditmas Av (0.41 mi)
  • B Q
    Newkirk Av (0.44 mi)
  • B Q
    Cortelyou Rd (0.47 mi)
  • B Q
    Beverly Rd (0.62 mi)
  • F G
    Church Av (0.62 mi)
  • F
    18th Av (0.64 mi)
  • B Q
    Av H (0.67 mi)
  • F
    Av I (0.9 mi)
  • F G
    Fort Hamilton Parkway (0.95 mi)
  • B Q
    Av J (0.96 mi)

$2,800Two Bedrooms + Extra Room