The neighborhood of Bayside is situated in the city of New York, New York.
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Bayside. This area is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case around the railway line, Clearview Expressway or Long Island Expressway. Lastly, there is a fair amount of greenery in this area as most streets have fairly good tree coverage. There are approximately 20 public green spaces close by for residents to enjoy, such as Alley Park and Cross Island Parkway, which results in them being very easy to get to from many locations within the neighborhood.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about 40% of the dwellings in Bayside, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this part of New York took place pre-1960. This neighborhood also has a good variety of housing size options - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighborhood own their home while renters make up the remainder.
House buyers in Bayside will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away. Francis Lewis Boulevard is among the best streets for groceries. Moreover, Bayside is a fairly good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. When it comes to education, both primary and secondary schools are straightforward to reach on foot from most houses for sale in Bayside. Residents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is reasonably convenient to travel in this part of New York. Bayside is home to a good public transit infrastructure. For example, residents can count on the Bayside Station on the Port Washington Branch. House owners benefit from approximately 10 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually just around the corner. It is also easy for people walking to get around in Bayside; many daily needs are convenient to meet without the use of a vehicle, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Although the cycling infrastructure is fairly good, this part of New York is not particularly cycling-friendly since bicycling is made arduous by the often hilly terrain.