The neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights is located within the city of New York, New York.
Home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors will feel at home in Brooklyn Heights. There are a very large number of things to do in this part of the city to explore. There are numerous nearby entertainment venues, there are crowds of people around most of the time, and with its a few bars, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink because they are generally located very close by. Main streets, including Atlantic Avenue, are very good for those who enjoy going out. Greenery is quite present in this area; it is very easy to reach parks in the neighborhood, since there are around 10 of them close by for residents to visit, including Columbus Park and Cadman Plaza Park. Moreover, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for most streets is good.
In Brooklyn Heights, roughly 70% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. This neighborhood has quite a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between renters and home owners is about even. A majority of the housing growth in this area occurred prior to the 1960s.
It is a very short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in Brooklyn Heights. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. Regarding food, both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a very short walk from most houses for sale in Brooklyn Heights. Additionally, there are over 100 restaurants and about 10 coffee shops to enjoy in Brooklyn Heights. Property owners have access to a very large number of nearby clothing stores.
Brooklyn Heights affords house buyers the choice between a diversity of modes of transportation. This part of New York features a great public transit system. For instance, it is very easy to come across a nearby rapid transit station, including Clark St Station and Court St Station with access to the R | Broadway Local Line, 3 | 7 Avenue Express Line, 2 | 7 Avenue Express Line, W | Broadway Local Line and N | Broadway Local Line, from the greater part of properties in the neighborhood. There are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and the nearest bus stop is generally very close. Brooklyn Heights will also draw physically active house buyers as it is very convenient for traveling on foot; all daily needs can be carried out without the use of a vehicle, and countless businesses of different types can be found as well. This neighborhood is an extraordinarily pleasant part of New York for cyclists. More precisely, there is always a bike-share station in proximity, and the cycling network is very well-developed.