New Utrecht is a neighborhood within New York, New York.
New Utrecht is a great neighborhood for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding energetic places is very easy in this area. Even though this part of New York is not known for its nightlife, there are a very large number of people around most of the time. This neighborhood also features a small amount of greenery; to be more specific, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for a lot of streets is below average. However, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to discover, which results in them being very easy to get to from most locations in New Utrecht.
The majority of the housing stock of New Utrecht consists of duplexes and small apartment buildings, and the rest of the properties are mainly townhouses. This area also has quite a good choice of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this part of New York is evenly split between renters and owners. This neighborhood experienced its latest housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this time period.
It is a very short walk to access primary as well as high schools from anywhere in New Utrecht. Besides public schools, there are also private schools at both the elementary and high school level. Regarding food, it is usually practical for home buyers in this part of the city to purchase general and specialty groceries by walking. Furthermore, there are around 30 restaurants and a few coffee shops to benefit from in New Utrecht. A great selection of clothing stores is also located within a very short walking distance.
New Utrecht does not require driving as various other means of transportation are accessible. Most homes for sale in this area are located in places that are especially well-suited for traveling on foot; running daily errands is very convenient, and there are also innumerable businesses close by. On the other hand, getting around by bicycle is at times challenging in New Utrecht since there are a fair number of elevation changes for cyclists to brave, and the cycling network is not especially comprehensive. Getting around by public transit is very easy in this neighborhood owing to 2 rapid transit stations (18 Av Station and 79 St Station) on the F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line and D | 6 Avenue Express Line, and a few nearby bus lines. However, a car is a rather limited transportation option in New Utrecht. Nonetheless, many homes for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway.