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Here were September’s priciest new listings in BK, Queens

A $12.2 million home in Mill Basin with quite a past topped the list
By Kathryn Brenzel | October 06, 2016 08:00AM

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From left: 2458 National Drive in Mill Basin and 117 Malba Drive in Whitestone 

The spaceship-like mansion owned by the mom of Russia’s version of “Paris Hilton” hit the market once again last month for $12.2 million, making it the priciest home listed in the borough in September.

The 10-bedroom mansion in Mill Basin — owned by the mother of Russian heiress Galina Anisimova — has been on and off the market over the past three years and hasn’t had any luck finding a buyer. In 2013, it was listed for $30 million and then again last year for $17 million. Curbed reported the most recent price chop, noting the home as a Miami-style anomaly. Then, of course, there’s the property’s previous ties to the Colombo crime family. John Rosatti, a multi-millionaire with connections to the family, built and owned the mansion before selling it to Anisimova in the ’90s for $3 million, according to Business Insider.

Meanwhile in Queens, according to data provided by PropertyShark, a five-bedroom home in Whitestone was the borough’s priciest home listed last month.

Here are the top five single-family home sales in Brooklyn and Queens:

BROOKLYN

1. 2458 National Drive

Neighborhood: Mill Basin

Price: $12.2 million

Size: 12,960 square feet

Built: 1964

Agents: Scott Klein TRData LogoTINY and Kurt Vikki of Douglas Elliman

44 Monroe

44 Monroe Place in Brooklyn Heights 

2. 44 Monroe Place

Neighborhood: Brooklyn Heights

Price: $9.3 million

Size: 5,800 square feet

Built: 1835

Agent: Paul Murphy of the Corcoran Group

3. 360 Furman Street # 1014-1015

Neighborhood: Brooklyn Heights

Price: $6.5 million

Building: One Brooklyn Bridge Park

Size: 3,960 square feet

Built: 1928

Agents: Leslie Marshall of the Corcoran Group

4. 92A Amity Street

Neighborhood: Cobble Hill

Price: $6 million

Building: Polhemus Townhouses

Size: 3,720 square feet

Built: 2017 (expected)

Agents: Fredrik Eklund, John Gomes, Gregory Williamson and Alexander Maroni of Douglas Elliman

360 Furman Street #1004 in Brooklyn Heights

360 Furman Street #1004 in Brooklyn Heights

5. 360 Furman Street #1004

Neighborhood: Brooklyn Heights

Price: $5.5 million

Building: One Brooklyn Bridge Park

Size: 3,280 square feet

Built: 1928

Agents: Heather McDonough and Henry Hershkowitz of Core

QUEENS

117 Malba Drive in Malba

117 Malba Drive in Whitestone

1. 117 Malba Drive

Neighborhood: Whitestone

Price: $6 million

Size: 12,720 square feet

Built: 2008

Agents: Irene Nictas of Sotheby’s International Realty

2. 82-19 Surrey Place

Neighborhood: Jamaica Estates

Price: $4.4 million

Size: 6,054 square feet

Built: 2001

Agents: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty

3. 8307 Abingdon Road

Neighborhood: Kew Gardens

Price: $3.5 million

Size: 4,432 square feet

Built: 1920

Agents: N/A

4. 36-22 31 Street

Neighborhood: Long Island City

Price: $3 million

Size: 2,250 square feet

Built: 1910

Agents: Moinul Islam of Mega Homes Realty

150-129 Powells Cove Blvd.

150-129 Powells Cove Blvd. in Whitestone

5. 150-129 Powells Cove Blvd.

Neighborhood: Whitestone

Price: $2.9

Size: 3,300 square feet

Built: 2005

Agents: Panagiota Papazaharias of Redfin