Gerritsen Beach

Gerritsen Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11229

A Tight-Knit Community in Brooklyn

Known for being one of the most private communities available in Brooklyn, Gerritsen Beach has become a haven for those who crave a more relaxed pace of life. Famous for its fishing, Gerritsen Beach during the summer is a lively place do be, and in the winter it becomes a cozy retreat.

Discover why Gerritsen Beach is one of the most diverse places to live in Brooklyn.

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Gerritsen Beach at a Glance

demographic information


8,000 Residents

size of neighborhood


.506 square miles
1.31 square kilometers

New York subway



neighborhoods nearby

Nearby Areas

-Mau Mau Island

-Sheepshead Bay


Living in Gerritsen Beach

The Community

Setting itself apart from the other neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Gerritsen Beach has a sense of seclusion from the rest of the city, which has become trademark to the neighborhood. The privacy from the rest of the city has created a tight-knit and close community, where neighbors know each other's names.

Feel like you belong by participating in one of many festivals and events Gerritsen Beach throws throughout the year, or by joining one of the many beach clubs the neighborhood provides.

The Homes

Gerritsen Beach has a wide variety homes available in two distinct sections of this neighborhood. Homes in the "old" section are defined by classical architecture, brick, and historic charm. The "new" section features larger lots, and modern upgrades. Whether you're looking for a home with character, or one with state-of-the-art amenities, the friendly neighborhood of Gerritsen Beach has the perfect place for you.

Gerritsen Beach has a variety of real estate options.  If you're interested in purchasing or selling real estate in Gerritsen Beach, call or visit one of our Brooklyn office locations.

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