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:
Quiet tree-lined Kensington street
Giant 2 Bedroom
14 x 14 Formal dining room with beamed ceiling and built-in Hutch
15 x 14 Living Room with big bay windows an inlaid floors
8 x 9 Office alcove opens to the 9 x 9 Front Porch
Large 12 x 12 eat-in Kitchen with oak wood cabinets and new Refrigerator
17 x 6 rear porch
Full Bathroom with Linen closet
17 x 11 Master Bedroom has huge closet
11 x 13 2nd Bedroom bedroom
Very nice owners are very nice
Great apartment for shares or small family
Non-smoking building and property
Cats only
10 minute walk to either the F at Ditmas Avenue or the B/Q at Newkirk
Monthly Private Parking Available...

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Apartment Details

$2,600, Two Bedrooms + Extra Room, 1.5 Bathrooms

Last Updated Over 3 Years
Listed For Over 3 Years
Available Immediately
Pets: Approved Pets Only
  • Private House
  • 1250 sq. ft.
  • Web ID: 2561730
Backyard, Laundry Room, Outdoor Space, Parking, Playroom/Nursery, Terrace
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)

$2,600Two Bedrooms + Extra Room