The neighborhood of Hunters Point is located within the city of New York, New York.
Hunters Point offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. There are a very large number of things to do in this part of New York for those looking for a dynamic vibe. The streets are very often busy with people, a wide selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, and with its a few bars, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink since they are generally located around the corner. The greenery in this part of the city is not very prominent; although, public green spaces, including Queensbridge Park, are especially well-distributed and there are about 10 of them close by for residents to enjoy, making it easy to reach them.
About three quarters of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Hunters Point, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. Notably, this part of New York is good for those looking for one bedroom homes. Renters occupy around 70% of the dwellings in Hunters Point and 30% are occupied by owners. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood has happened since the year 2000.
House owners will welcome that wherever their home is situated in Hunters Point, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Regarding food, it is usually feasible for home buyers in Hunters Point to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. Jackson Avenue is among the best streets for groceries. Additionally, those who are fond of dining out won't have to go far in Hunters Point, where over 100 restaurants and around 20 coffee shops can be found. It is also a very short distance to an excellent selection of clothing stores.
This neighborhood allows house buyers to travel by a diversity of means of transportation. Many of the houses for sale in this part of New York are located in places that are very suitable for walking; many daily needs are very convenient to carry out without the use of a vehicle, and there are also a very large number of businesses in proximity. Hunters Point is also bike-friendly because there is generally a bike-share station in proximity, and the bicycling network is well-developed. This part of New York is very transit friendly due to a multitude of nearby rapid transit stations with access to the 7 | Flushing Local Line, 7X | Flushing Express Line, R | Broadway Local Line, F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line, G | Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown Line, E | 8 Avenue Local Line and M | QNS BLVD-6th AVE/ Myrtle Local Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines. This area is also quite car friendly. It is a very short drive to the closest highway, such as Queens Midtown Expressway, from any home in this part of New York, and it is easy to park.