The neighborhood of Flatlands can be found in the city of New York, New York.
Flatlands offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. Overall, finding things to do in this area is very easy. Although this part of the city is not known for its nightlife, there are very often masses of people around. Greenery is reasonably prominent in this neighborhood; there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, which makes it very easy to reach them. Residents will also find that the majority of streets have good tree coverage.
In Flatlands, around 30% of the dwellings are duplexes, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. Most of the housing growth in this part of New York occurred prior to the 1960s. This neighborhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighborhood own their home while renters make up the remainder.
It is a very short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from any location in this part of the city. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. Concerning food, both general and specialty grocery stores are usually accessible within a very short walk from most houses for sale in Flatlands. Over 50 supermarkets are located in the area, and the best choice can be found on streets like Ralph Avenue. In addition, those who are fond of dining out won't have to go far in Flatlands, where over 50 restaurants and a few cafes are available, for example along 34th Street. It is also a short distance to a very good variety of clothing stores.
Flatlands is a great area when it comes to traveling without driving. The public transit system in this neighborhood is very convenient owing to about 10 nearby bus lines. This area will also appeal to active home buyers as it is very conducive to traveling on foot; meeting day-to-day needs is especially convenient by walking, and innumerable businesses of different types can be found as well. Flatlands is conducive to biking since the cycling network is reasonably good, and it is a flat ride to most destinations.