The borough of Brooklyn is bucking the trend of downward housing prices according to a report by the Real Estate Board of New York obtained by the NY Post. In addition Brooklyn Heights takes the crown for highest price for one and two family homes at an average of $3.1 million dollars each or $891 square foot.
But that's "peanuts" compared to a recent listing for this 15 room townhouse on Willow Street listing at $8.995 million:
Custom Designed Turn Key Brooklyn Heights Townhouse. This is an extraordinary family home that has been carefully conceived and planned. The original charm and details of the house have all been restored while internally the house has been designed for modern living. Grand 25 x 52 ft dimensions make all the rooms bright and spacious throughout this five story home. Parlor level entertaining space with Eat In Kitchen, Formal Dining and Living. Two tier terraces overlooking the large landscaped garden have California Electric Awnings. The garden and built in planters at each level are equip with irrigation systems. This is a "Smart Home" with touch screens for the temperature, security, lighting, cameras and sound. 5 Zone Hydraulic Central Air system with UV Air filters. Wine cellar in the basement. Custom built ins throughout the home. Gracious living spaces include a full width family room with triple French Doors that step onto the upper level terrace. Garden level play room with glass wall that lead out to the lower patio. No detail has been overlooked. Please see full set up for complete details.
Full listing at Corocoran.