The neighborhood of Kew Gardens Hills is situated within the city of New York, New York.
Kew Gardens Hills offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. In general, it is easy to find dynamic areas in this neighborhood. Even though the nightlife is quiet, there are crowds of people around most of the time. The greenery in this part of New York is quite prominent as the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is fairly good. There are approximately 10 public green spaces close by for residents to check out, which makes them very easy to reach from the majority of locations within Kew Gardens Hills.
A majority of the houses available in the housing market in Kew Gardens Hills were built prior to the 1960s, when most of the housing growth occurred. In this part of the city, roughly one third of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. The split between renters and home owners is about even. This neighborhood also has a choice of housing size options; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is especially convenient to access both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from any location in Kew Gardens Hills. Likewise, thanks to 50-odd restaurants and cafes in this part of the city, there is usually a place to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner, for example on Main Street. It is also a reasonably short walk to a good variety of clothing stores. Regarding education, in Kew Gardens Hills, locals will almost always be able to access primary as well as high schools by walking. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Kew Gardens Hills presents property owners with several alternative modes of transportation. A majority of the homes for sale in this neighborhood are located in places that are especially convenient for walking; most common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and numerous businesses are nearby. On the other hand, the bike is a sometimes poor method of transportation in Kew Gardens Hills since the bicycling network is somewhat poor, and the terrain is not particularly flat. Thankfully, certain bicycling-friendly areas exist. Property owners can rely on public transit to navigate this part of New York due to approximately 20 nearby bus lines. A car is also a reasonably good transportation option in Kew Gardens Hills. Nearby highways, such as Van Wyck Expressway, are especially easy to drive to from anywhere in Kew Gardens Hills.