The neighborhood of Bay Ridge can be found in the city of New York, New York.
Bay Ridge is a great area for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding things to do is very easy in this area. Although the nightlife is limited, there are a very large number of people around most of the time. The greenery in this area is quite prominent; there are about 20 public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, including Shore Road Park and Owl's Head Park, making it very easy to access them. Residents will also find that many tree-lined streets are present.
About 40% of buildings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Bay Ridge, and the rest of the homes are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood occurred pre-1960. This part of New York has a selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas owners occupy the remainder.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are usually accessible within a very short walk from any home in Bay Ridge. Additionally, owing to over 200 restaurants and around 30 cafes, this neighborhood is a fairly good place in which to eat out. House buyers can find numerous clothing stores within walking distance. With respect to education, in Bay Ridge, locals will almost always be able to reach primary as well as high schools on foot. Locals are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Bay Ridge will attract home buyers that use a variety of modes of transportation. Most houses for sale in this neighborhood are located in places that are very suitable for walking; most day-to-day errands can be run on foot, and there are also a large number of businesses nearby. Biking is also convenient in this area since the bicycling infrastructure is extensive. With 2 rapid transit stations (Bay Ridge Av Station and 77 St Station) with access to the R | Broadway Local Line, and approximately 20 nearby bus lines, this part of the city has a very good public transit infrastructure. This part of the city is also reasonably car friendly. The majority of real estate listings are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Gowanus Expressway.