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These were the priciest April home sales in Brooklyn, Queens

Houses in Dumbo and Forest Hills dominate

May 13, 2015 09:00AM
By Mark Maurer

Brooklyn Queens Sales April

From left: Rendering of 185 Plymouth Street in Dumbo and 30 Markwood Place in Forest Hills

A one-story Bay Ridge suburban home that sold for $4.4 million was the priciest residential home sale in Brooklyn recorded in April, according to PropertyShark data.

The 5,620-square-foot home at 8205 Shore Road dates back to the 1950s. Next, another home at the Townhouses of Cobble Hill development – this one a four-story building – closed for $4.3 million. This is the last of the nine townhouses to sell.

120 Congress Street in Cobble Hill

Rendering of 126 Congress Street in Cobble Hill

A third-floor condominium unit at 185 Plymouth Street, a Dumbo warehouse conversion helmed by Alloy Development, went for $4.1 million. The apartment spans nearly 3,300 square feet.

The fourth priciest sale recorded in Brooklyn also was a condo, at 201 North 11th Street in Williamsburg. The price was $3.8 million. Sales launched at the seven-story building in March.

A four-story Dumbo townhouse rounded out the top five, with a $3.4 million sale. The property, located at 69 Gold Street, has 4,160 square feet.


31-10 28th Road in Astoria

31-10 28th Road in Astoria

Over in Queens, a one-story, detached house in Astoria was the borough’s priciest residential sale recorded in April, at $3 million, PropertyShark data show. The 1,600-square-foot home at 31-10 28th Road dates back to the 1930s.

70 Exeter

70 Exeter Street in Forest Hills

The next three properties on the list are all in Forest Hills – a two-and-a-half-story suburban home at 30 Markwood Place ($2.6 million); another similarly sized suburban home at 44 Tennis Place ($2.025 million); and a three-story structure at 70 Exeter Street ($2.02 million).

In fifth place, a detached house at 40-49 77th Street in Elmhurst closed for $1.8 million, records show.