Brooklyn’s real estate market always has some lavish and expensive homes. But the top 3 most expensive sales of 2016 didn’t reset any records. The most expensive home sales in Brooklyn in 2016 differed quite a bit from last year’s list. The most expensive home on the list was $11.36 million, according to data provided to Brownstoner by PropertyShark, down from a record-breaking $15.5 million the year before.
#3. This gigantic condo in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s latest development.
1 John Street, has four bedrooms and 4.5 baths over 3,657 square feet. The apartment has 26 windows on three exposures with views of Manhattan and the East River. There is also a fireplace and a kitchen with basaltina stone countertops.
Address: 1 John Street, #PHE
Sale Price: $8,148,500
#2. This property at 70-72 State Street — a double lot — has that rarest of Brooklyn Heights amenities: A two-car garage.
The five-story, mid-19th century brick home also has a wood-burning fireplace and double wide landscaped garden with a fountain.
Address: 70-72 State Street
Neighborhood: Brooklyn Heights
Sale Price: $9.4 million
#1. The most expensive Brooklyn home sale of 2016 might seem surprising at first glance.
It’s a fairly ordinary looking 3,720-square-foot 20th century bungalow on an 80-by-100 foot lot in Gravesend. It’s in a very exclusive Syrian Jewish neighborhood, where even average homes trade for significant sums.
Address: 1993 East 5th Street
Sale Price: $11.36 million