The neighborhood of Coney Island is part of the city of New York, New York.
Coney Island offers a vast selection of green spaces to enjoy, as well as some areas with a vibrant ambience. More specifically, there are about 10 parks nearby for residents to discover, including Kaiser Park and Park, which makes them very easy to get to. In addition, residents will find that most streets have reasonably good tree coverage. Lastly, many sections of Coney Island is quite quiet, although there are still several louder areas, especially near the railway line.
Most homes in Coney Island were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, during its most significant housing boom. Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing around 80% of the dwellings in this part of the city, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings. Roughly 70% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home and 30% are owners. This neighborhood has quite a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Locals will welcome the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most, if not all, houses for sale in Coney Island. With regards to food, the nearest supermarket in this part of the city is typically only a very short walk away. Moreover, there are a good number of options in close proximity for those who cherish restaurants and cafes. A good choice of clothing stores can also be found within a reasonably short walking distance, for instance along Mermaid Avenue.
Coney Island is a very good neighborhood when it comes to traveling without driving. Coney Island is home to a reasonably good public transit system. More specifically, house owners can rely on Coney Island - Stillwell Av Station, W 8 St - NY Aquarium Station and Neptune Av Station with access to the F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line, Q | Broadway Express Line, N | Broadway Local Line and D | 6 Avenue Express Line. There are a few bus lines, and it is especially convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most residences. Walking is also very feasible for house buyers in Coney Island; most common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle, and numerous businesses are quite close by. The bike is a reasonably good means of transportation in this neighborhood as it is an even ride to most destinations, and there are a fair number of bike lanes.