Who knew a home looking like a gingerbread house existed in Brooklyn? This unusual New York property which has been likened to the gingerbread house in the Hansel and Gretel fairytale – has gone on sale for $11 Million Dollars. The house, which has become a famous landmark in Bay Ridge in Brooklyn, was built in 1917 for a former shipping magnate when the area was home to the city’s rich and famous. With its rustic stone walls, cast-iron doorknobs, stained-glass window, beamed ceilings and thatched roof – the property is expected to attract keen interest from wealthy buyers looking for a quirky home.
The house located at 8220 Narrows Avenue, Brooklyn, NY looks like it is represented by Brown Harris Stevens. Historically, it looks the house was also listed back in April of 2012 by Alpine Realty. At 5,746 square feet, the property has a lot size of 0.46 acres and was built in 1899. The average list price for similar homes for sale is $433,410 and the average sales price for similar recently sold homes is $426,782. 8220 Narrows Ave is in the Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY. The average list price for Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton is $538,882.
The Gingerbread House was the first building in Bay Ridge to be designated a landmark, back in 1988 and was designed by architect James Sarsfield Kennedy, in 1917.