The neighborhood of Bedford Park is part of the city of New York, New York.
Bedford Park offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. It is very easy to find bustling places in this area. Even though this area is not known for its nightlife, there are usually a very large number of people around. The greenery in this part of the city is reasonably prominent; there are approximately 30 public green spaces nearby for residents to check out, like The New York Botanical Garden and Mosholu Parkway, making it very easy to get to them. Moreover, residents will find that there are numerous tree-lined streets.
In Bedford Park, around 85% of buildings are large apartment buildings, and the rest of the properties are mainly small apartment buildings. Most homes in this area were constructed prior to the 1960s, during its biggest housing boom. This part of the city has a variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly 90% of the properties in the neighborhood whereas owners occupy the remainder.
It is very often an option for home buyers in Bedford Park to purchase general and specialty groceries by walking. Likewise, there are over 50 restaurants and a few cafes to experience in Bedford Park. Residents have access to numerous nearby clothing stores. When it comes to education, both primary and secondary schools are especially convenient to reach on foot from most houses for sale in this area. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
Bedford Park is an excellent part of the city when it comes to getting around without a car. This neighborhood is very transit friendly. For instance, commuters benefit from the Botanical Garden Station on the Harlem Station. It is straightforward to find a nearby rapid transit station, such as Kingsbridge Road Station, Bedford Park Boulevard - Lehman College Station and Mosholu Parkway Station with access to the B | 6 Avenue Express Line, D | 6 Avenue Express Line and 4 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, from most residences in the neighborhood. The neighborhood is linked by around 10 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. A majority of the homes for sale in this area are located in places that are also very convenient for walking; most daily needs are very easy to meet on foot, and countless businesses of different types can be found as well. It is convenient to move around by bike in Bedford Park as this neighborhood has a reasonably good bicycling infrastructure.