The neighborhood of Central Park is situated within the city of New York, New York.
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighborhood, Central Park is a very good option. This neighborhood has a very large number of streets for those looking for a dynamic vibe. A lot of entertainment venues can be found nearby, the streets are almost always busy with people, and with the bars in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink because they are generally located very close by. Most areas in Central Park are reasonably quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic. This neighborhood also features much greenery; green spaces, like Central Park, are especially well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, making them very easy to access. Furthermore, residents will find that numerous streets have very good tree coverage.
A majority of the houses available in the housing market in Central Park were built before the 1960s, when a majority of the housing growth happened. The substantial percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. Roughly two thirds of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas owners occupy the remainder. This area has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this area. Moreover, there are a few restaurants and a few coffee shops to enjoy in Central Park. It is also a very short walk to a great selection of clothing stores. As far as education is concerned, in Central Park, house owners will almost always be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking.
Central Park is an excellent neighborhood for environmentally friendly transportation options. The public transit network in this part of the city is great. More precisely, the nearest rapid transit station, such as 103 St Station, 96 St Station and 5 Av/59 St Station on the A | 8 Avenue Express Line, R | Broadway Local Line, W | Broadway Local Line, N | Broadway Local Line, B | 6 Avenue Express Line and C | 8 Avenue Local Line, is usually just around the corner from the majority of houses in the neighborhood. Property owners benefit from about 10 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally very close. It is also very easy for people walking to get around in this area; all common errands can be run without having to use a car, and various businesses are very nearby. Central Park is very bike-friendly because the cycling infrastructure is comprehensive, and bike-share stations are hardly ever more than a few blocks away.