Carroll Gardens

Carroll Gardens, Cool Listings

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Who needs the suburbs when you can park two cars in the garage and invite the whole gang over for a backyard bash with an outdoor kitchen, hot tub, and shower, plus dining and napping space? When the weather cools, there are two levels of indoor space with three bedrooms and a family-friendly layout. Though it feels like two floors of a townhouse, this Carroll Gardens home at 291 Union Street, asking $5,495,000, has condo amenities, too.

Outdoor living in the city, this way

Carroll Gardens, Cool Listings, Quirky Homes

Photos courtesy of Douglas Elliman

New York City never runs out of surprises, and some of the best ones are hidden in plain sight. Dennett Place in Carroll Gardens is just such a hidden surprise. The fun-sized block near the Gowanus Canal is lined with equally diminutive townhouses, each with a miniature “hobbit door.” Though the neighborhood has changed, the block still has the look of a quaint European alleyway and the charm of a tight-knit community–though no one seems to know what the half-pint doors are for. The homes here don’t change hands often, but a pair of multi-family townhouses at 14 and 16 Dennett Place is on the market for the first time in 100 years, asking $3.2 million for both.

Six units, endless potential, this way

Carroll Gardens, Cool Listings, Gowanus

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Set among a corridor of modern residences that lie between quaint Carroll Gardens and industrial Gowanus, this three-bedroom duplex condo at 345 Carroll Street, now asking $3,995,000, has just about everything you could ask for in its 2,912 square feet of living space. The garden floor condo is even blessed with the urban rarity of a private one-car garage as well as a massive private outdoor terrace. With an entire floor of “bonus” spaces that include a mudroom, laundry room, and two offices, it’s almost like having a townhouse with the ease of condo living.

Take the tour

Carroll Gardens, Cool Listings

Photo credit: DD Reps

Here’s an opportunity to live in the classic, historic Brooklyn neighborhood of Carroll Gardens while getting the benefits of new construction. Asking $2,825,000, this duplex condo at 480 Degraw Street boasts four bedrooms, two and a half baths, a spacious private terrace, and amenities like a parking garage and a pet spa.

Get a closer look

Carroll Gardens, Cool Listings

Listing photos by Hayley Ellen Day of DDreps

This two-bedroom Carroll Gardens co-op looks like something you’d find on a Pinterest board. Cupcake and crown moldings, marble fireplaces, pocket doors, and a grand pier mirror from the 1800s have all been maintained in pristine condition. And when mixed with the more modern, yet equally dreamy, decor, the 1,100-square-foot home is completely breathtaking. Located at 86 2nd Place, it’s asking $1,695,000.

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Carroll Gardens, Cool Listings, Historic Homes

Photo credit: Andrew Kiracofe for Sotheby’s International Realty

Two-and-a-half years ago, the former schoolhouse at 236 President Street in Carroll Gardens was designated an official NYC landmark for its Beaux-Arts architecture, connection to local immigrant history, and the fact that it was Brooklyn’s first kindergarten. The designation came after the then single-family home was slated for demolition to make way for a condo but neighbors and preservationists rallied to save it. Now, the five-bedroom, nearly 4,000-square-foot home (it’s currently configured as a two-family residence) is on the market for $5,995,000.

Go inside

Carroll Gardens, Cool Listings

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“From the moment you walk through the door, your mood will be elevated by the natural sunlight streaming in through the grand 16-foot wall of windows,” starts the listing for this three-bedroom duplex in Carroll Gardens. Its abundance of windows is made more striking by their location within several architectural nooks and by the apartment’s double-height configuration. Another perk? it comes with a private roof deck. Located at the ultra-modern Satori condominium, the home is asking $1,398,000.

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Carroll Gardens, Cool Listings

Photos courtesy of The Corcoran Group

The landmarked South Congregational Church in Carroll Gardens was built in 1857 in the Romanesque Revival style. Located at 360 Court Street, it was converted to condos in 2008. Many of these residences, like this one-bedroom duplex, retain original church details like stained glass windows and vaulted ceilings. But this 880-square-foot home also has been thoroughly modernized with a cool, mid-century vibe. It’s currently listed for $999,000.

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Carroll Gardens, Cool Listings

Listing photos by RISE Media, courtesy of The Corcoran Group

Boho accents, a mix of mid-century and vintage decor, and original historic details–all of this and more is on display at this gorgeous Carroll Gardens townhouse. Located at 371 Clinton Street, the brownstone home recently listed for $4,499,000 after an impeccable renovation. It has 3,400 square feet, four bedrooms, and a lovely rear garden.

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Carroll Gardens, Cool Listings

Photo credit: Vistabee

The Mill at 376 President Street in Carroll Gardens is a Civil War-era jute warehouse that’s been transformed into a 55-unit condo building, and many of the loft-like units feature architectural details from this time. This two-bedroom apartment, listed for $1,450,000, features many of these elements, including original red oak beams, wood hewn ceilings, and exposed brick. On top of all that charm, it has a sunny outdoor patio.

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