The neighborhood of Homecrest is located in the city of New York, New York.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors will feel at home in Homecrest. This part of New York has many places for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Even though the nightlife is limited, there are often masses of people around. There is a fair amount of greenery in this area; there are a few green spaces close by for residents to relax in, which makes it very easy to access them from the majority of locations within the neighborhood. Moreover, residents will find that many tree-lined streets are around.
In Homecrest, the majority of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the rest of the properties are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. This neighborhood also has a choice of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy around two thirds of the units in Homecrest whereas owners occupy the remainder. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this part of the city were built before the 1960s, when most of the housing growth happened.
Residents will value that wherever their home is situated in Homecrest, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. As far as eating is concerned, it is very convenient to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from any home in this neighborhood. Additionally, owing to over 100 restaurants and about 20 cafes, Homecrest is a very good place in which to eat out, for example on 19th Street. House buyers can find a very large number of nearby clothing stores, for instance on Avenue U.
Homecrest is an excellent part of the city with regards to getting around without a car. Thanks to 3 rapid transit stations (Kings Hwy Station, Avenue U Station and Neck Road Station) on the B | 6 Avenue Express Line and Q | Broadway Express Line, and a few nearby bus lines, the excellent public transit infrastructure makes transit a viable option for many. It is also very convenient for people walking to get around in this part of the city; all daily needs can be carried out without the use of a car, and a very large number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Commuting by bicycle is straightforward in Homecrest as it is a flat ride to most destinations, and the cycling infrastructure is good.