The neighborhood of Forest Hills Gardens is located in the city of New York, New York.
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighborhood, Forest Hills Gardens is a fairly good option. This part of New York has numerous places to explore. Even though the nightlife is quiet, the streets are very often busy with people. Forest Hills Gardens is good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. There is a very large amount of greenery in this area as the tree canopy coverage for most streets is excellent. Green spaces are very well-situated and there are a few of them close by for residents to visit, which results in them being very easy to get to from numerous locations in the neighborhood.
Roughly three quarters of the population of this neighborhood own their home while renters make up the remainder. In this neighborhood, about 45% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. Most of the housing growth in this area happened before the 1960s. This neighborhood also has a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is a very short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in this area. Home owners are served by public and private elementary schools. As far as food is concerned, it is very easy to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from any location in this area. In addition, those who are fond of eating out won't have to go far in Forest Hills Gardens, where a few restaurants and a few cafes can be found. It is also easy to access a selection of clothing stores on foot.
This area enables property owners to get around by a variety of modes of transportation. Owing to, Forest Hills Gardens is very transit friendly. It is also very easy for pedestrians to navigate Forest Hills Gardens; most daily needs can be met without the use of a vehicle, and many businesses of different types can be found as well. It is occasionally difficult to get around by bike in this neighborhood as there are a good number of slopes to challenge cyclists. Thankfully, the cycling network is reasonably good.