The neighborhood of Fresh Meadows can be found in the city of New York, New York.
The character of Fresh Meadows is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. Most areas in this part of the city are quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially around Long Island Expressway or Clearview Expressway. Finally, the greenery in this area is very prominent; it is very easy to reach parks in the neighborhood, since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to explore, such as Kissena Corridor Park and Cunningham Park. Moreover, residents will find that most streets have very good tree coverage.
In Fresh Meadows, roughly 30% of the dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. This neighborhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. The population residing in this neighborhood is evenly split between owners and renters. A majority of the housing growth in this part of New York happened before the 1960s.
Home buyers in Fresh Meadows will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away. Union Turnpike is among the best streets for groceries. Additionally, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and there are also a few coffee shops in Fresh Meadows. It is also easy to get to a selection of clothing stores on foot. Regarding education, in this neighborhood, locals will typically be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot. Residents have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Fresh Meadows will please home buyers that appreciate various methods of transportation. This neighborhood is home to a very good public transit infrastructure due to about 10 nearby bus lines. Fresh Meadows is also very conducive to traveling on foot; meeting daily needs is very convenient, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. The bicycle is a good means of transportation in this part of New York as the bicycling network is comprehensive.