Kingsbridge is a neighborhood in New York, New York.
Home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Kingsbridge. This area has numerous places to discover. Despite the fact that there is a limited selection of entertainment venues, there are crowds of people around most of the time, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the area. There is a fair amount of greenery in this part of New York; there are approximately 10 green spaces nearby for residents to visit, such as Van Cortlandt Park, which makes it very easy to reach them. Residents will also find that the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is reasonably good.
A majority of the housing growth in Kingsbridge occurred pre-1960. In this area, roughly 80% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. About 85% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the remainder are owners. This part of New York is primarily composed of one bedroom and two bedroom homes.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this part of New York. Over 50 supermarkets are located nearby, and the best choice can be found on streets such as Broadway. Moreover, there are over 100 restaurants and about 10 cafes to enjoy in this part of New York. A very good selection of clothing stores is also available within a short walking distance. As far as education is concerned, both primary and secondary schools are very easy to walk to from most houses for sale in Kingsbridge. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
No matter the mode of transportation, it is very convenient to move around in Kingsbridge. Home owners can depend on public transit to travel in this part of New York thanks to 2 rapid transit stations (231 St Station and 238 St Station) with access to the 1 | Broadway - 7 Avenue Local Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines. It is also very convenient for pedestrians to move around in Kingsbridge; running common errands is especially convenient on foot, and innumerable businesses of different types can be found as well. Although certain bicycling-friendly pockets exist, it is difficult to move around by bike in Kingsbridge as the cycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive, and there are quite a few hills.