More and more Brooklyn sellers are listing their homes with Manhattan-size prices. So far, the highest price paid was $12.5 million in 2012 for an 1839 house in Brooklyn Heights where Truman Capote once lived. Here are the five most expensive residential listings in Brooklyn as of May 7:
3 Pierrepont Place, Brooklyn HeightsCredit…Corcoran Group
$40 Million Mansion
This 1857 Brooklyn Heights mansion with 17,500 square feet at 3 Pierrepont Place is listed for $40 million. It is known as the Low Mansion for its original owner, A. A. Low, whose son Seth Low was mayor of Brooklyn in the 1880s and mayor of New York in 1902-03. The building has been subdivided into eight apartments, to be delivered vacant.
$32 Million Condo
This penthouse with 11,000 square feet is on the 10th, 11th and 12th floors of One Brooklyn Bridge Park, a waterfront condominium in Brooklyn Heights. It has six bedrooms, six full bathrooms, two half baths, a terrace, a 3,500-bottle wine room, a gym with a climbing wall, a screening room and views of the Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor.
$18 Million Penthouse
This triplex penthouse in the Clock Tower condominium at 1 Main Street in Dumbo has three bedrooms, three and a half baths, a glass elevator and four giant see-through working glass clocks with views of the Brooklyn Bridge and New York Harbor. Originally listed for $25 million in 2009, the penthouse has gone through a series of price cuts and a parade of brokers.
$17 Million Waterfront
This gated five-bedroom property in Mill Basin at 2458 National Drive is on Jamaica Bay. It includes a pool, an outdoor pavilion that seats 40 and two boat slips. Originally listed for $30 million in October 2013 with a guesthouse, the price was cut to $17 million about six months ago and no longer includes the guesthouse.
$15 Million Brownstone
This 25-foot-wide five-story 1859 brownstone in Brooklyn Heights at 192 Columbia Heights has six bedrooms, three full baths, two half baths, three fireplaces, a library, two terraces and a landscaped backyard. Norman Mailer once used studio space on the top floor. The house was originally listed for $16 million in April of last year.
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