The neighborhood of Pelham Gardens is located within the city of New York, New York.
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighborhood, Pelham Gardens is a fairly good option. Finding vibrant places in this part of the city is easy. Although this neighborhood is not known for its nightlife, the streets are usually busy with people. Gun Hill Road is among the most active streets in this part of New York. Pelham Gardens is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be quite tranquil - however some parts can be quite loud, especially around one of the railway lines. There is a fair amount of greenery in this part of New York as many tree-lined streets are prominent. There are around 20 green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, including Pelham Parkway and Pelham Bay Park, making it very easy to get to them from most locations in Pelham Gardens.
In Pelham Gardens, about one quarter of buildings are townhouses, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. This neighborhood offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 60% of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas the rest are renters. This area experienced its most significant housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this time period.
Home buyers in Pelham Gardens will value that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Likewise, there are around 40 restaurants and a few coffee shops to experience in Pelham Gardens. A decent selection of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance, for example on Gun Hill Road. Regarding education, locals will find that no matter where their property is located in this area, both primary and secondary schools are close by.
Pelham Gardens will draw property owners that value a variety of methods of transportation. With 2 rapid transit stations (Pelham Parkway Station and Gun Hill Road Station) with access to the 5 | Lexington Avenue Express Line and 5X | Lexington Avenue Express Line, and a few nearby bus lines, this area is a very pleasant part of New York for traveling by public transit. Physically active home buyers will also enjoy the especially pedestrian-friendly nature of Pelham Gardens; all daily needs can be met without needing to use a car, and a variety of businesses are reasonably nearby. It is convenient to move around by bike in Pelham Gardens because the cycling network is very extensive.