These were the top home sales in BK, Queens in September

$6.6M penthouse at the Oosten broke record for priciest pad in Williamsburg

From left: The Oosten at 429 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, and the View at East Coast at 35-60 Center Boulevard in Long Island City
From left: The Oosten at 429 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, and the View at East Coast at 35-60 Center Boulevard in Long Island City

The priciest single-family home sale in Brooklyn recorded in September was also the priciest apartment ever in Williamsburg. The buyer finally closed on the $6.6 million purchase of the 5,000-square-foot penthouse at the 216-unit Oosten, developed by Xinyuan Real Estate and designed by Dutch architect Piet Boon.

The second priciest sale was a 3,930-square-foot townhouse in Brooklyn Heights built in 1846, and includes a 1,000-square-foot garden.

Brooklyn’s most expensive sale by the foot was at Dumbo’s new luxury condo building One John Street, where a 2,492-square-foot condo sold for $5 million, or $2,044 per square foot.

In Queens, two of the top five home sales were in Hunter’s Point; a three-story townhouse built in 1890 spanning 3611 square feet, and a three-bedroom condo in the waterfront building the View at East Coast.

Here are the top five single-family home sales in Brooklyn and Queens, according to data provided by PropertyShark:


1. 429 Kent Avenue #PH3

Building: The Oosten

Neighborhood: Williamsburg

Price: $6.608 million

Size: 5,091

Built: 2015

One John Street in Dumbo

2. 24 Schermerhorn Street

Neighborhood: Brooklyn Heights

Price: $6.6 million

Size: 3,930 sf

Built: 1846

Agents: Ravi Kantha, Matthew Lesser, Alex Yoel of Leslie J. Garfield

3. 361 Henry Street

Neighborhood: Cobble Hill

Price: $6.4 million

Size: 4,860 sf

Built: 2011

4. 1 John Street #7B

Building: One John Street

Neighborhood: Dumbo

Price: $5 million

Size: 2,492 sf

Built: 2016

5. 226 Garfield Place

Neighborhood: Park Slope

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Price: $4.9 million

Size: 3,904 sf

Built: 1901


1. 21-16 45th Avenue

Neighborhood: Hunter’s Point

Price: $4 million

Size: 3,611 sf

Built: 1890

2. 69-15 112th Street

Neighborhood: Forest Hills

Price: $3.35 million

Size: 5,200 sf

Built: 1990

Central Avenue in Queens

69-15 112th Street in Forest Hills

3. 46-30 Center Boulevard #103

Building: The View at East Coast

Neighborhood: Hunter’s Point

Price: $2.9 million

Size: 1,653 sf

Built: 1990

4. 72-20 Harrow Street

Neighborhood: Forest Hills Gardens

Price: $2.6 million

Size: 4,196 sf

Built: 2004

5. 24-25 Little Neck Boulevard

Neighborhood: Bayside

Price: $2.3 million

Size: 4,627 sf

Built: 1960