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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Ocean Parkway at Caton Avenue: Rare! 2 bed + dining area + balcony in a gorgeous pre-war elevator building with laundry room, landscaped front yard and live-in super 3 blocks from Prospect Park and 2 blocks to the F/G at Fort Hamilton Parkway. The apartment has an 8 x 13 foyer with a huge closet and opens to a 13 x 20 livingroom facing East with a door to the 4 x 12 balcony facing Ocean Parkway. There is a step-up 7.5 x 11 dining area, and a separate galley kitchen with wood cabinets, all new appliances including microwave and dishwasher, and tile floors. The master bedroom is 13 x 16.5 with 2 exposures and 2 closets. There is a full bathroom + linen closet off the hall, and the smaller bedroom is still large at 9 x 14 with another large closet.

Good credit and income a must, up to 2 cats ok, sorry; no dogs. The apartment has been painted and cleaned and the floors were refinished; it is getting new appliances Friday, 12/14. The building is exceptionally well maintained and is a 5 minute walk to local restaurants like Hamilton's, Wheated, The Dogwood, Le Paddock and Brooklyn Commune, and Steeplechase coffee and The Lark Cafe.

Apartment Details

$2,500, Two Bedrooms + Extra Room, 1.0 Bathroom

Last Updated Over 3 Years
Listed For Over 3 Years
Available Immediately
Pets: Cats Only
  • Pre War
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • Web ID: 3306420
Balcony, Dishwasher, Elevator, Laundry Room, On-site super
Nearby Subway Stations
  • F G
    Fort Hamilton Parkway (0.2 mi)
  • F G
    Church Av (0.43 mi)
  • B Q
    Beverly Rd (0.55 mi)
  • B Q
    Church Av (0.58 mi)
  • B Q
    Cortelyou Rd (0.68 mi)
  • B Q
    Parkside Av (0.81 mi)
  • F
    Ditmas Av (0.85 mi)
  • F G
    Prospect Park-15 St (0.89 mi)
  • B Q
    Newkirk Av (1.04 mi)
  • D
    9th Av (1.07 mi)

$2,500Two Bedrooms + Extra Room