The neighborhood of Belmont can be found in the city of New York, New York.
Home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Belmont. It is very easy to find dynamic areas in this neighborhood. Despite the fact that few of entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are usually masses of people around, and finding one of the a few bars is very easy as they are generally located around the corner. Main streets, like Hughes Avenue, are great for those who enjoy going out. There is a fair amount of greenery in this area; there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, including Bronx Park and The New York Botanical Garden, resulting in them being very easy to access from most locations within this neighborhood. Residents will also find that the tree canopy coverage for numerous streets is good.
In Belmont, the majority of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This area has quite a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 95% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while the remainder are occupied by owners. Most housing in this part of New York was constructed pre-1960, during its most significant housing boom.
Home buyers in this neighborhood will appreciate that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Additionally, thanks to 150-odd restaurants and cafes in Belmont, there is generally a spot to get some food or drink just around the corner. Property owners have access to very many nearby clothing stores, for example along Webster Avenue. When it comes to education, primary as well as high schools are especially easy to walk to from most homes for sale in this area. Residents can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
Property owners in Belmont are served with several alternatives to travel without using a car. Getting around by public transit is very easy in Belmont due to Fordham Station on the New Canaan Branch, New Haven Station and Harlem Station, and approximately 10 nearby bus lines. Active property owners will also value the very walk-friendly character of Belmont; running day-to-day errands is very convenient by walking, and countless businesses of different types can be found as well. The bicycle is a fairly good mode of transportation in Belmont since the cycling network is quite extensive.