Buckingham Lake - Crestwood is a neighborhood in Albany, New York.
The character of Buckingham Lake - Crestwood is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. It is easy to get to parks in the neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to check out. This area is also quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near New York State Thruway.
Most of the housing growth in Buckingham Lake - Crestwood happened prior to the 1960s. In this area, the majority of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining homes are mainly small apartment buildings. About 80% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners and 20% are rented. This neighborhood has a variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to reach on foot from any location in Buckingham Lake - Crestwood. Concerning eating, in all but a few cases, a vehicle is needed do groceries. Nevertheless, getting to the nearest pharmacy and consequently some basic food items is ordinarily easy. There are also a limited number of choices for those who care about restaurants and cafes within walking distance.
Driving is an excellent means of transportation in this part of the city. Many properties for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, and it is very convenient to find a parking spot. In contrast, Buckingham Lake - Crestwood is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, residents have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most homes. Traveling by foot is not very popular in Buckingham Lake - Crestwood, despite the fact that many daily needs can be carried out by walking.