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The most expensive Brooklyn homes for sale

While less expensive than their Manhattan counterparts, these homes are still plenty pricey

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As real estate prices throughout New York City climb ever-higher, Brooklyn homes have followed suit—now, seeing a townhouse or condo in the millions of dollars has become normal. Recently, a Brooklyn Heights home tied the record for the borough’s most expensive sold home, at $15.5 million. A nearby condo, meanwhile, could close for north of $20 million, showing that the borough’s real estate market isn’t slowing down.

With that in mind, here are Brooklyn's 20 priciest properties for sale right now—some have languished on the market for years, while others are newer entrants. And though they're not as ridiculously over-the-top as their Manhattan counterparts, suffice to say, they're all quite pricey.

This map was last updated on November 6, 2019.

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88 Remsen Street

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$18 million

The tony enclave of Brooklyn Heights is home to some of Brooklyn’s priciest real estate—including what is now the most expensive property for sale in the entire borough. The home in question is located at 88 Remsen Street between Henry and Hicks streets, and it just hit the market for $18 million. This particular home, which dates back to the 19th century, is actually several living spaces in one property: There’s an owner’s unit, which spans the house’s top four floors; a one-bedroom rental at the garden level; and a small, one-bedroom carriage house-slash-garage behind the main property.

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One Brooklyn Bridge Park #1216

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$15.9 million

For a while, two of the penthouses atop One Brooklyn Bridge Park occupied top spots on this list, and this particular unit—#1216—was asking $32 million. Now, it’s asking significantly less: just under $16 million, though that’s pricey enough to make the 8,500-square-foot apartment the most expensive home for sale in Brooklyn right now.

81 Pierrepont Street

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$14.5 million

A 19th-century townhouse on Pierrepont Street recently got a gut renovation by the Brooklyn Home Company, and is now asking $14.5 million. The 6,000-square-foot house has six bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms, its own private roof deck, and plenty of other fancy details.

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17 Prospect Park West

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$12.9 million

The limestone mansion at 17 Prospect Park West, once the priciest home ever sold in Park Slope, has returned to the market. The seven-bedroom mansion dates back to 1899 and was designed by architect Montrose W. Morris. Even though it was renovated by a previous owner, a significant amount of its original details—stained glass windows, mahogany columns, coffered ceilings, and the like—have been preserved, giving the whole place a grand, stately feel.

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8121 Shore Road

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$11.2 million

Bay Ridge mansion, located on the corner of Shore Road and 82nd Street close to the waterfront, hit the market in 2018 asking $15 million; it’s since gotten a significant price chop. The home measures a whopping 10,1010 square feet and sits on a half-acre lot, with seven bedrooms and seven and a half bathrooms. Other perks include a two-car garage, a pool with a slide, two solariums, a master suite with a terrace and dressing room (which has its own separate balcony), several sitting rooms, a fountain, a gazebo, and yes, even more.

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1 Pierrepont Street, #PHB

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$11.1 million

The biggest selling point for this Brooklyn Heights penthouse, asking just over $11 million, is its views: In addition to “93 feet of direct East River and Manhattan harbor frontage,” according to the listing, it also comes with a 1,550-square-foot terrace. It has four bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, three wood-burning fireplaces, and more.

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149 Clinton Street

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$10.95 million

Yet another Brooklyn Heights townhouse has been gut-renovated into a high-end single-family townhouse; this one, on Clinton Street at Schermerhorn Street, has five bedrooms, an elevator, a two-car garage, and other fancy modifications.

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59 Middagh Street

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$9,999,999

A 187-year-old Brooklyn Heights townhouse, located within the neighborhood’s historic district, is officially on the market after a thorough revamp. The former three-family home was transformed into a single-family mansion, with additions that brought the whole thing up to 6,300 square feet. It was entirely gutted, with brand new everything (appliances, windows, and the like) added throughout. Now, the house has six bedrooms and five bathrooms (and three powder rooms) over five stories, with an elevator connecting all levels.

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181 President Street

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$9.995 million

A lavish Carroll Gardens townhouse, once the neighborhood’s most expensive sold property, is back on the market for just under $10 million. It’s a new-build house that previously sold for $9.15 million, and it comes with lavish amenities like a landscaped roof deck, a basement viewing room, a wine cellar, a library/bedroom with a wet bar, a large terrace with an outdoor kitchen off the great room, an elevator, a sauna, a home gym large enough to accommodate a small apartment building, and a two-car garage with a Tesla charging station.

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280 Washington Avenue

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$9.995 million

Clinton Hill’s massive Pfizer Mansion hit the market in 2018 with a $13.5 million price tag, but it’s since gotten a price cut; now, it’s asking just under $10 million. The enormous brownstone—it measures 25 feet wide, and spans 10,000 square feet—has seven bedrooms, seven wood-burning fireplaces, plenty of historical details (it dates back to 1887), and landscaped outdoor space. There’s also a vintage Otis elevator—so history nerds with money to burn, this may be the place for you.

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50 Bridge Park Drive, #19AB

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$9.045 million

A combo unit in Quay Tower, one of the new buildings rising at the southern end of Brooklyn Bridge Park, is going for just over $9 million. The nearly 4,500-square-foot apartment has five bedrooms, a private entryway off the elevator, and floor-to-ceiling windows with East River views.

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18 Remsen St

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$8.75 million

This five-story Brooklyn Heights house, which has been owned by the same person for 50 years (according to the listing, anyway), is going for a little under $9 million. The interiors could use a refresh, but there are some gorgeous original details, such as fireplace mantels.

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50 Bridge Park Drive, #PH1C

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$8.5 million

Another Quay Tower apartment—this one a penthouse—is asking $8.5 million. The 2,7890-square-foot apartment has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, two half-bathrooms, and ample outdoor space.

104 Prospect Park West

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$8 million

A glorious limestone townhouse in Park Slope that came on the market for the first time in a century in 2016, is back on the market, albeit with a major price cut. Back in August 2016, the five-story townhouse was asking $11 million, but now the house has reduced its ask to $8.5 million. Located at 104 Prospect Park West, the townhouse measures 6,200 square feet and has five bedrooms and three full bathrooms. Built at the turn of the 20th century, the townhouse underwent a three-year gut renovation before it was listed on the market in 2016.

108 Eighth Avenue

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$7,510,808

An ornate Park Slope townhouse that was featured on Boardwalk Empire recently hit the market for under $8 million. The house dates back to the turn of the 20th century, and features elaborate decorative details—stained glass, original wainscoting, Tiffany light fixtures, a mahogany staircase, and the list goes on—across its nearly 8,000 square feet. There are five bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms, a library with built-in bookshelves, several outdoor spaces, and more.

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29 Schermerhorn St

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$6.695 million

This six-story brownstone located on Schermerhorn Street is also on the market for $6.695 million. The 5,660-square-foot home has five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, a roof terrace, and a garden. It also has an elevator, a fireplace, and at least ten closets. The bathroom and kitchen both feature Carrara marble finishes.

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314 Hicks St

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$6.995 million

Also asking $6.995 million—and in Brooklyn Heights—this four-story home has a large landscaped garden, five bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and a powder room. The house was built in 2012 and has custom millwork, high ceilings, and several fireplaces.

116 Pierrepont Street

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$6.995 million

Another historic Brooklyn Heights home—a red brick townhouse—is on the market, asking $6.995 million. The five-story house has six bedrooms, three bathrooms, a large garden, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Proposed plans by architecture firm Baxt Ingui call for a gym or reception room in the cellar and a bedroom and reception room on the fifth floor.

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154 Hicks Street

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$6.995 million

In Brooklyn Heights, this historic five-story brownstone has recently hit the market, asking $6.995 million. The 5,444-square-foot home, which was recently renovated, has five bedrooms, five bathrooms, two powder rooms, a rear deck, and a large garden. It has several fireplaces with original mantels, high ceilings, and a huge walk-in closet in its master bedroom. Back in early 2018, before the renovation was complete, Big Little Lies actor Alexander Skarsgård reportedly checked out the property.

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82 Amity St

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$6.495 million

This 4,200-square-foot home in Cobble Hill is on the market for $6.495 million. The three-story Neo-Grec house has five bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, a large landscaped garden, and a roof terrace that offers views of the Lower Manhattan skyline. Built in the early 20th century, the property was recently renovated and boasts an atrium staircase, skylights, and exposed brick.

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88 Remsen Street

A dining room with a round wooden table and four chairs, a glass chandelier, and wood floors. The walls are white, and a mirror with a gold frame hangs over a fireplace. Courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens

$18 million

The tony enclave of Brooklyn Heights is home to some of Brooklyn’s priciest real estate—including what is now the most expensive property for sale in the entire borough. The home in question is located at 88 Remsen Street between Henry and Hicks streets, and it just hit the market for $18 million. This particular home, which dates back to the 19th century, is actually several living spaces in one property: There’s an owner’s unit, which spans the house’s top four floors; a one-bedroom rental at the garden level; and a small, one-bedroom carriage house-slash-garage behind the main property.

A dining room with a round wooden table and four chairs, a glass chandelier, and wood floors. The walls are white, and a mirror with a gold frame hangs over a fireplace. Courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens

One Brooklyn Bridge Park #1216

$15.9 million

For a while, two of the penthouses atop One Brooklyn Bridge Park occupied top spots on this list, and this particular unit—#1216—was asking $32 million. Now, it’s asking significantly less: just under $16 million, though that’s pricey enough to make the 8,500-square-foot apartment the most expensive home for sale in Brooklyn right now.

81 Pierrepont Street

The living room of a townhouse, with a large fireplace mantel, a modern chandelier, and a bay window. A staircase on the right side of the photo leads up to another level of the townhouse. Matthew Williams

$14.5 million

A 19th-century townhouse on Pierrepont Street recently got a gut renovation by the Brooklyn Home Company, and is now asking $14.5 million. The 6,000-square-foot house has six bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms, its own private roof deck, and plenty of other fancy details.

The living room of a townhouse, with a large fireplace mantel, a modern chandelier, and a bay window. A staircase on the right side of the photo leads up to another level of the townhouse. Matthew Williams

17 Prospect Park West

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$12.9 million

The limestone mansion at 17 Prospect Park West, once the priciest home ever sold in Park Slope, has returned to the market. The seven-bedroom mansion dates back to 1899 and was designed by architect Montrose W. Morris. Even though it was renovated by a previous owner, a significant amount of its original details—stained glass windows, mahogany columns, coffered ceilings, and the like—have been preserved, giving the whole place a grand, stately feel.

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8121 Shore Road

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$11.2 million

Bay Ridge mansion, located on the corner of Shore Road and 82nd Street close to the waterfront, hit the market in 2018 asking $15 million; it’s since gotten a significant price chop. The home measures a whopping 10,1010 square feet and sits on a half-acre lot, with seven bedrooms and seven and a half bathrooms. Other perks include a two-car garage, a pool with a slide, two solariums, a master suite with a terrace and dressing room (which has its own separate balcony), several sitting rooms, a fountain, a gazebo, and yes, even more.

Rise Media, courtesy of the Corcoran Group

1 Pierrepont Street, #PHB

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$11.1 million

The biggest selling point for this Brooklyn Heights penthouse, asking just over $11 million, is its views: In addition to “93 feet of direct East River and Manhattan harbor frontage,” according to the listing, it also comes with a 1,550-square-foot terrace. It has four bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, three wood-burning fireplaces, and more.

David Peller, courtesy of Compass

149 Clinton Street

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$10.95 million

Yet another Brooklyn Heights townhouse has been gut-renovated into a high-end single-family townhouse; this one, on Clinton Street at Schermerhorn Street, has five bedrooms, an elevator, a two-car garage, and other fancy modifications.

Rise Media, courtesy of Compass

59 Middagh Street

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$9,999,999

A 187-year-old Brooklyn Heights townhouse, located within the neighborhood’s historic district, is officially on the market after a thorough revamp. The former three-family home was transformed into a single-family mansion, with additions that brought the whole thing up to 6,300 square feet. It was entirely gutted, with brand new everything (appliances, windows, and the like) added throughout. Now, the house has six bedrooms and five bathrooms (and three powder rooms) over five stories, with an elevator connecting all levels.

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181 President Street

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$9.995 million

A lavish Carroll Gardens townhouse, once the neighborhood’s most expensive sold property, is back on the market for just under $10 million. It’s a new-build house that previously sold for $9.15 million, and it comes with lavish amenities like a landscaped roof deck, a basement viewing room, a wine cellar, a library/bedroom with a wet bar, a large terrace with an outdoor kitchen off the great room, an elevator, a sauna, a home gym large enough to accommodate a small apartment building, and a two-car garage with a Tesla charging station.

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280 Washington Avenue

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$9.995 million

Clinton Hill’s massive Pfizer Mansion hit the market in 2018 with a $13.5 million price tag, but it’s since gotten a price cut; now, it’s asking just under $10 million. The enormous brownstone—it measures 25 feet wide, and spans 10,000 square feet—has seven bedrooms, seven wood-burning fireplaces, plenty of historical details (it dates back to 1887), and landscaped outdoor space. There’s also a vintage Otis elevator—so history nerds with money to burn, this may be the place for you.

VHT, courtesy of the Corcoran Group

50 Bridge Park Drive, #19AB

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$9.045 million

A combo unit in Quay Tower, one of the new buildings rising at the southern end of Brooklyn Bridge Park, is going for just over $9 million. The nearly 4,500-square-foot apartment has five bedrooms, a private entryway off the elevator, and floor-to-ceiling windows with East River views.

MOSO Studio

18 Remsen St

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$8.75 million

This five-story Brooklyn Heights house, which has been owned by the same person for 50 years (according to the listing, anyway), is going for a little under $9 million. The interiors could use a refresh, but there are some gorgeous original details, such as fireplace mantels.

Courtesy of the Corcoran Group

50 Bridge Park Drive, #PH1C

$8.5 million

Another Quay Tower apartment—this one a penthouse—is asking $8.5 million. The 2,7890-square-foot apartment has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, two half-bathrooms, and ample outdoor space.

104 Prospect Park West

$8 million

A glorious limestone townhouse in Park Slope that came on the market for the first time in a century in 2016, is back on the market, albeit with a major price cut. Back in August 2016, the five-story townhouse was asking $11 million, but now the house has reduced its ask to $8.5 million. Located at 104 Prospect Park West, the townhouse measures 6,200 square feet and has five bedrooms and three full bathrooms. Built at the turn of the 20th century, the townhouse underwent a three-year gut renovation before it was listed on the market in 2016.

108 Eighth Avenue