Grymes Hill is a neighborhood within New York, New York.
The character of Grymes Hill is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This part of the city is quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be bothersome close to Staten Island Parkway. Finally, the greenery in this part of New York is very prominent as the tree canopy coverage for a large number of streets is very good. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to discover, like Silver Lake Park, making them very easy to get to.
Most of the housing growth in Grymes Hill occurred before the 1960s. In this neighborhood, around 30% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. There are equal parts owners and renters living in this part of the city. This neighborhood also has a good choice of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
The nearest supermarket in this neighborhood is typically only a short walk away. Moreover, a restaurant is generally just around the corner. Regarding education, locals will value that no matter where their home is situated in Grymes Hill, primary as well as high schools are nearby. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.
This part of New York affords property owners the choice between a diversity of means of transportation. Physically active home buyers will welcome the walk-friendly character of Grymes Hill; many day-to-day needs are convenient to meet by walking. On the other hand, cycling is difficult in this part of New York because riding is made arduous by the typically hilly terrain, and there are few bike lanes. With approximately 10 nearby bus lines, the public transit network in Grymes Hill is reasonably accessible. Driving is very often the favored approach to get around in this neighborhood. It is easy to park, and it is a short drive to the closest highway, such as Staten Island Parkway, from any location in Grymes Hill.