Queens’s most expensive homes might instantly evoke images of sprawling glass condos sitting along the Long Island City waterfront, but in reality these condos feature minimally in a list of the borough’s 10 most expensive homes. The neighborhood dominating this list, unsurprisingly, is Forest Hills Gardens, what with its plethora of sprawling mansions. Rounding out the list are some homes in Whitepoint, which offer some stunning views of the East River. As prices in the borough keep escalating, this list will likely change dramatically in the coming years. Here now are the 10 most expensive homes in Queens.Read More
Queens's 10 most expensive homes for sale
In neighborhoods stretching from Long Island City to Whitestone
117 Malba Drive
While Queens’s most expensive home for sale clearly needs some sprucing up, it makes up for its slightly haggard look with incredible views of the East River, and copious amounts of lawn and outdoor space. The house, which is asking $5.7 million is located in the posh Malba section of Whitestone, a neighborhood in the northernmost part of Queens.
36 Wendover #1
Since it was first listed on the market in the fall of 2015, this Forest Hills home has seen its price drop from $5.9 million to its current asking price. This seven-bedroom home spans 6,000 square feet and comes with four fireplaces, Italian inlaid wood floors, and a ballroom on the lower level, among other features.
140 Greenway North
Another Forest Hills Gardens home, this French Tudor-style house comes with eight bedrooms spread out over 5,672 square feet of space. The standout features here include the Art Deco bathrooms, three wood-burning fireplaces, stained glass windows in the library, and a manicured garden, among others. The price on this property has not changed since it was first listed on the market in August 2016.
82-19 Surrey Place
This Jamaica home is just a short walk away from Cunningham Park and comes with seven bedrooms and six bathrooms. The house boasts high ceilings, two fireplaces, large walk-in closets, a large backyard, and an indoor garage that can fit up to four cars. Overall the house measures 6,400 square feet and comes with seven bedrooms and six bathrooms.
10-40 46th Road #PHB
This duplex penthouse sits atop the Casa Vizcaya development in Long Island City. Measuring 2,415 square feet, the apartment comes with three bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms. Some of the nicest features in this condo include the outdoor spa pool, four terraces, and tons of swanky appliances.
60 Exeter Street
This Colonial-style home comes with six bedrooms and five-and-a-half bathrooms spread out over three floors. The living room, which comes with a fireplace, is located on the first floor, as is the kitchen and dining room. The master suite is on the second floor, and the third floor is currently setup as an office space. In addition, the house also comes with a Jacuzzi and sauna in the basement.
112-38 72nd Avenue
This massive brick home in Forest Hills was built a little over 10 years ago and measures 7,500 square feet. The mansion comes with four bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms. Some of the highlights here include the soaring ceilings, the radiant heated floors, and a Mahogany staircase.
46 -30 Center Boulevard #PH5
This corner penthouse sits atop TF Cornerstone’s The View development in Long Island City. Measuring over 2,200 square feet, this condo comes with three bedrooms, four bathrooms and great views of Manhattan. Aside from that this duplex comes with floor-to-ceiling windows, a private terrace, and access to the indoor pool in the building.
229 Greenway South
This 3,500-square-foot Tudor-style home is just one of 12 houses that share a private park in Forest Hills Gardens. Built in the 1930s, this home recently underwent a renovation, most notably in the kitchen. Some of the other standout features in this home include the stained glass windows, the wood-burning fireplace, and the heated garage.
4 Point Crescent
Another mansion in the upscale Malba section of Whitestone, this home too overlooks the East River, and comes with four bedrooms and four bathrooms. The 5,700-square-foot house also boats a fireplace, a heated saltwater pool, and and outdoor entertainment area.