The neighborhood of Douglaston-Little Neck is part of the city of New York, New York.
Douglaston-Little Neck offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This neighborhood is reasonably quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to Long Island Expressway or the railway line. Lastly, there is a large amount of greenery in this part of New York; there are around 30 parks nearby for residents to unwind in, like Alley Pond Park and Udall's Cove and Ravine Natural Resource Area, which results in them being very easy to reach from many locations in Douglaston-Little Neck. Residents will also find that the tree canopy coverage for numerous streets is very good.
In Douglaston-Little Neck, roughly 40% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. A majority of the houses available in the housing market in this neighborhood were constructed pre-1960, when most of the housing growth happened. This neighborhood also has a good variety of unit sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly three quarters of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the remainder are renters.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to primary as well as high schools from most properties for sale in Douglaston-Little Neck. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. In terms of eating, it is convenient to reach the nearest supermarket on foot from anywhere in Douglaston-Little Neck. Furthermore, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and a limited selection of cafes is available as well.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is convenient to move around in Douglaston-Little Neck. With 2 train stations (e.g., Little Neck Station and Douglaston Station) with access to the Port Washington Branch, and a few nearby bus lines, this neighborhood has a good public transit system. Douglaston-Little Neck is also a fairly pleasant part of New York for pedestrians; many day-to-day needs can be met without the use of a vehicle. Cycling is difficult in this area because the cycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive, and cyclists are faced with a significant amount of hills.