Astoria Heights is a neighborhood within New York, New York.
Astoria Heights offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. Overall, this part of New York has numerous spots for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Even though the nightlife is limited, there are often a large number of people around. The greenery in this part of the city is quite prominent; there are a few parks nearby for residents to explore, including Grand Central Parkway Extension and Greenstreet, and they are especially well-situated, which makes them very easy to reach from a lot of locations in Astoria Heights. Residents will also find that numerous tree-lined streets are around.
In Astoria Heights, about 30% of the dwellings are duplexes, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes. This area experienced its main housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available housing stock are from this era. This neighborhood also has a selection of housing size options - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the population of this neighborhood own their home and 45% are renters.
It is a short walk to access both elementary and secondary schools from most properties for sale in Astoria Heights. With respect to eating, it is especially convenient to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from anyplace in this area. In addition, with a few-odd restaurants and cafes in Astoria Heights, there is typically a spot to get some food or drink just around the corner. It is also easy to reach a variety of clothing stores on foot.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is very convenient to get around in this area. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, traveling by public transit is especially convenient in Astoria Heights. This part of New York will also appeal to active home buyers since it is very conducive to traveling on foot; all daily errands can be run without having to use a vehicle, and there are also many businesses in proximity. Bicycling is challenging in Astoria Heights as the bicycling network is rather limited, and there is a significant amount of slopes.