The neighborhood of Emerson Hill is located in the city of New York, New York.
The character of Emerson Hill is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. This part of the city is quiet overall, as the streets are usually reasonably tranquil - although that is not the case near Staten Island Parkway. Lastly, there is a fair amount of greenery in this neighborhood; it is very easy to get to green spaces in the neighborhood, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit, including Richmond Parkway and Todt Hill Woodlands. Furthermore, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for numerous streets is good.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing about 45% of the dwellings in Emerson Hill, and the rest of the homes are mainly large apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. This neighborhood has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the population of this neighborhood own their home and 30% are renters. The median year of construction for properties in this neighborhood is 1971.
It is a rather short walk to get to primary as well as high schools from most properties for sale in Emerson Hill. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With respect to eating, it is straightforward to get to the closest grocery store on foot from most houses for sale in Emerson Hill. Additionally, a restaurant is typically just around the corner, and home buyers can enjoy a few cafes as well.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is reasonably straightforward to get around in this neighborhood. With approximately 10 nearby bus lines, this neighborhood is transit friendly. Emerson Hill is also a fairly convenient part of New York for pedestrians; many day-to-day needs can be met without having to resort to a vehicle. Emerson Hill is not very amenable to biking as the cycling network is not very comprehensive, and riding is made difficult by the often steep terrain.