Laurelton is a neighborhood within New York, New York.
Laurelton offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. Greenery is reasonably prominent in this part of the city; there are approximately 30 public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, making them very easy to reach. Moreover, residents will find that a large number of streets have good tree coverage. This area is quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around the railway line.
Most of the housing growth in Laurelton happened pre-1960. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing most of the dwellings in this neighborhood, and the rest of the homes are mainly duplexes and townhouses. Home owners occupy about 80% of the units in Laurelton and 20% are rented. This part of the city has a selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is a short walk to reach primary as well as high schools from anywhere in Laurelton. Besides public schools, there are also private schools at both the elementary and high school level. With regards to eating, it is straightforward to access both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from any location in Laurelton. In addition, a restaurant is typically just around the corner, and property owners can enjoy a few cafes as well. House buyers benefit from a fair number of nearby clothing stores.
Laurelton is a reasonably good part of New York for eco-friendly transportation options. Home buyers can rely on public transit to travel in this neighborhood. In particular, there is the Laurelton Station with access to the Long Beach Branch, Babylon Branch and Far Rockaway Branch. There are a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually very close. Laurelton is also very suitable for walking; running day-to-day errands is very easy on foot, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Commuting by bicycle is easy in Laurelton as there are a good number of bike lanes.