Bay Terrace is a neighborhood in New York, New York.
The character of Bay Terrace is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. There is a good amount of greenery in this part of the city; public green spaces, like Cross Island Parkway and Fort Totten Park, are very well-distributed and there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to check out, making them very easy to access. Residents will also find that the majority of streets have fairly good tree coverage. Most areas in this area are quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially around Clearview Expressway.
Home owners occupy about 70% of the properties in Bay Terrace and 30% are rented. About 40% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in this area, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. This part of the city experienced its biggest housing boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available housing stock is from this era. This area has a selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is often feasible for property owners in Bay Terrace to do their groceries on foot. Additionally, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a good number of choices, and a limited variety of coffee shops can be found as well. Regarding education, primary as well as high schools are easy to access on foot from most properties for sale in this part of New York.
This area allows house buyers to travel by various modes of transportation. Physically active people will enjoy the walk-friendly nature of this part of New York; many daily errands can be run on foot. In contrast, the bike is a somewhat poor method of transportation in Bay Terrace as the cycling infrastructure is not especially extensive, and there is a significant amount of slopes. Nonetheless, some enjoyable sectors for bicycling exist. The fairly good public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car. More specifically, the neighborhood is served by a few bus lines, and it is straightforward to get to a nearby bus stop from most homes. The preferred method to move around in this area is usually a car. It is convenient to find a place to park, and the majority of real estate listings are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Clearview Expressway.