The neighborhood of Clifton is located in the city of New York, New York.
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy Clifton. There is a good amount of greenery in this part of New York as there are numerous tree-lined streets. Although Clifton does not contain any green spaces, parks are especially well-located in nearby neighborhoods, which makes it easy to reach them. This neighborhood is also reasonably good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially close to the railway line.
In Clifton, around one third of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. This neighborhood experienced its biggest housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available homes are from this time period. This area also has a good variety of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented.
A grocery store is generally reachable within a very short walk from most homes for sale in this part of New York. Additionally, this neighborhood is a good place in which to go out to eat. In terms of education, both primary and secondary schools are especially easy to walk to from anywhere in this part of New York.
This part of New York affords home buyers several alternative methods of transportation. The public transit network in Clifton is very practical thanks to Clifton Station on the Staten Island Railway, and a few nearby bus lines. It is also easy for people walking to get around in this neighborhood; many common errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle. Clifton is not very bicycling-friendly as there is a considerable amount of slopes. Nonetheless, there are a good number of bike lanes.