The neighborhood of Browncroft can be found in the city of Rochester, New York.
Browncroft offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of Rochester is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are usually tranquil - although there are still several noisier areas, especially around the railway line. Lastly, green spaces, such as Tryon Park, are very well-distributed and there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in, resulting in them being easy to access from the majority of locations in the neighborhood.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing roughly 60% of the dwellings in Browncroft, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the population of this neighborhood own their home and 30% are renters. Most of the housing growth in this part of Rochester took place pre-1960.
In this area, locals will typically be able to get to both primary and secondary schools on foot. In terms of eating, house buyers in this part of the city will welcome that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. A limited number of restaurants are available in Browncroft as well.
Walking is quite convenient for property owners in this part of the city; many daily errands can be run on foot. Driving is very often the favored mode of transportation in this neighborhood. Parking is generally easy, and the majority of real estate listings are a very short drive from the closest highway, such as Interstate 590. In contrast, the public transit system in Browncroft is fairly poor. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and most residences are very close to a bus stop.