Pine Hills is a neighborhood in Albany, New York.
Pine Hills offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. Most areas in this part of Albany are quiet, as the streets are calm. Lastly, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to explore, like Washington Park, and they are very well-situated, which makes it easy to get to them from the majority of locations within the neighborhood.
Most of the housing growth in Pine Hills took place prior to the 1960s. Duplexes are the predominant housing type, representing around one third of buildings in this area, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. Renters occupy about three quarters of the properties in Pine Hills while owners occupy the remainder. This part of the city has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A supermarket is typically reachable within a very short walk from most properties for sale in this neighborhood. Moreover, there are a fair number of opportunities for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes. When it comes to education, it is a short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in Pine Hills. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Walking is quite convenient for property owners in this neighborhood; running common errands is very easy on foot. Pine Hills is a fairly convenient part of Albany for moving around by car. It is easy to park, and many properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway. In contrast, the public transit service in this area is not particularly frequent. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and it is very convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most houses.