Massive $9.2M townhouse tops Brooklyn’s luxury contracts

Clinton Hill home spans 10K sf

280 Washington Avenue (Douglas Elliman)
280 Washington Avenue (Douglas Elliman)

The most expensive townhouse that went into contract last week is big, even by Brooklyn standards.

Thirty-five homes in the borough asking over $2 million went into contract last week, according to Compass’ weekly report. Of those, 18 were condos and 17 were townhouses.

The total of those asking prices was $108 million, up from $97.5 million the week before.

A 10,000-square-foot townhouse at 280 Washington Avenue in Clinton Hill topped the list. The four-story home last had an asking price of $9.2 million, or $920 per square foot.

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The seven-bedroom, five-bathroom house sits on a 200-foot full block lot and features stained glass windows, a home theater and a temperature controlled wine cellar. It was built in 1887 and has since been restored.

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This Brooklyn Heights home went into contract at $2,184 per square foot. (Compass)
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A 6,900-square-foot townhouse at 104 Prospect Park West in Park Slope was the second highest contract signed last week. It was priced at $6.5 million, or $943 per square foot. The early 20th century home has five bedrooms and three bathrooms.

Across all deals, the average discount dropped slightly to 3 percent last week and the median asking price was about $2.7 million. The average price per square foot was $1,222.

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