Dunes is a neighborhood within Albany, New York.
One of the highlights of Dunes is its extensive selection of green spaces. There are a few parks nearby for residents to explore, including Albany Pine Bush Preserve, which results in them being very easy to get to from the majority of locations in the neighborhood. Since there are very few pedestrians, this neighborhood is relatively quiet.
Townhouses are the most common housing type, representing around one quarter of buildings in Dunes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes. This part of the city has quite a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. Roughly 40% of properties in this part of Albany were built between 1980 and 1990, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s.
This area does not have any high schools or primary schools. Regarding food, some, but not all, property owners in Dunes will reside within walking distance of the nearest supermarket. There are also a few choices for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes.
Dunes is very car friendly. It is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as New York State Thruway, from anywhere in this area, and coming across a place to park is generally easy. However, the public transit system in this part of the city is not very practical. Thankfully, residents have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily close by. Walking is not very practical for property owners in this neighborhood as many daily needs are occasionally difficult to meet on foot.