The neighborhood of Flushing is part of the city of New York, New York.
Flushing has a character that caters to a fairly diverse group of people. The noise levels in Flushing are reasonably low, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially around Whitestone Expressway, Interstate 678 or the railway line. This part of New York also features a good amount of greenery as the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is fairly good. It is very easy to get to public green spaces in the neighborhood, since there are about 20 of them close by for residents to unwind in, including Kissena Corridor Park and Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Finally, there are numerous things to do in this part of the city for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Although this area is not known for its nightlife, there are very often a very large number of people around.
In Flushing, the majority of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. This neighborhood has a variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly two thirds of the dwellings in Flushing while the remainder are occupied by owners. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood occurred prior to the 1960s.
Property owners in Flushing will be pleased to learn that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Likewise, those who enjoy dining out won't have to go far in this part of New York, where over 300 restaurants and over 50 cafes are available. It is also a rather short distance to a decent variety of clothing stores. When it comes to education, house buyers will welcome that no matter where their property is located in this part of the city, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. In addition to public schools, Flushing offers private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
Flushing offers house buyers the choice between different means of transportation. Most houses for sale in this neighborhood are located in places that are especially suitable for traveling on foot; many day-to-day needs are very convenient to meet by walking, and numerous businesses are very close by. On the other hand, it is at times difficult to get around by bicycle in Flushing because the cycling infrastructure is not particularly extensive, and cyclists are faced with a considerable amount of hills. Thankfully, certain bike-friendly sectors can be found. Flushing is very transit friendly by reason of Flushing - Main St Station with access to the 7 | Flushing Local Line and 7X | Flushing Express Line, and around 20 nearby bus lines. Flushing is also quite car friendly. Most homes for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Van Wyck Expressway.