The neighborhood of Hollis is located within the city of New York, New York.
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighborhood, Hollis is a fairly good option. Hollis is reasonably quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case around the railway line. This neighborhood also features a fair amount of greenery; it is easy to access green spaces, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore and getting to the closest park is easy from many properties for sale. Furthermore, residents will find that there are many tree-lined streets. Finally, there are numerous things to do in this neighborhood for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Even though the nightlife is quiet, the streets are usually busy with people.
In Hollis, roughly half of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This area also has a good choice of housing size options - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners and 30% are rented. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood occurred pre-1960.
It is a short walk to reach primary as well as high schools from any location in Hollis. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With respect to food, home buyers in Hollis will appreciate that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Additionally, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities, and a small variety of coffee shops is available as well. It is also a rather short distance to a good choice of clothing stores, for example on Hillside Avenue.
Hollis is a great neighborhood for eco-friendly transportation options. Hollis will draw active house buyers because it is very conducive to traveling on foot; running daily errands is very easy, and numerous businesses are quite nearby. The bicycle is a good mode of transportation in this part of New York because the cycling infrastructure is reasonably good. Property owners can depend on public transit to travel in Hollis thanks to Hollis Station with access to the Hempstead Branch, Oyster Bay Branch and Babylon Branch, and approximately 10 nearby bus lines. On the other hand, commuting by car is occasionally difficult in this neighborhood. Nonetheless, it is a rather short car ride to the closest highway from anywhere in this part of the city.