The neighborhood of Marine Park can be found in the city of New York, New York.
Marine Park has a character that caters to a fairly diverse group of people. Marine Park is quiet, as the streets are usually quite peaceful. Greenery is quite prominent in this area; it is very easy to get to green spaces from most locations in the neighborhood, since the majority of homes for sale have one that is very easy to access and there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to relax in. Residents will also find that numerous tree-lined streets are prominent. Finally, finding things to do in this neighborhood is easy. Even though this area is not known for its nightlife, the streets are almost always busy with people.
Townhouses are the most common housing type, representing about 40% of buildings in Marine Park, whereas the rest are mainly duplexes and single detached homes. This neighborhood also has a good selection of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 85% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented. This part of the city experienced its main housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this era.
Property owners in Marine Park will appreciate that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Quentin Road is among the best streets for food stores. Furthermore, owing to 50-odd restaurants and cafes in Marine Park, there is usually a spot to get a meal or beverage just around the corner. A very good choice of clothing stores is also located within a short walking distance, for instance along Avenue U. As far as education is concerned, in Marine Park, residents will usually be able to get to both primary and secondary schools on foot. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
Property owners in Marine Park benefit from various alternatives to get around without the need for a car. The very good public transit access makes transit a viable option for many thanks to about 10 nearby bus lines. Active home buyers will also enjoy the especially walk-friendly nature of Marine Park; most daily needs can be met on foot, and there are also numerous businesses close by. Getting around by bicycle is convenient in this part of New York since there are few hills to challenge cyclists, and there are a good number of bike lanes.