The neighborhood of Prospect Lefferts Gardens is situated within the city of New York, New York.
Prospect Lefferts Gardens offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. Finding energetic streets is very easy in this part of the city. Even though there is a limited selection of entertainment venues, there are crowds of people around most of the time, and with the bars in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink since they are generally located very close by. Greenery is reasonably prominent in this neighborhood as many streets have good tree coverage. It is very easy to access parks in the neighborhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore and most properties for sale have a park around the corner.
In Prospect Lefferts Gardens, most of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of the city has a selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 80% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and 20% are occupied by owners. This neighborhood experienced its biggest housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this time period.
Home buyers in this neighborhood will value that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Over 50 supermarkets are located in the area, and the best selection can be found on streets such as Nostrand Avenue. Furthermore, those who like to dine out won't have to go far in this part of the city, where over 100 restaurants and about 20 cafes can be found. It is also very convenient to access a variety of clothing stores on foot. With regards to education, it is a very short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from most properties for sale in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
This neighborhood is a great neighborhood with respect to traveling without driving. With a multitude of nearby rapid transit stations on the 2 | 7 Avenue Express Line, Q | Broadway Express Line, B | 6 Avenue Express Line, 5 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, 5X | Lexington Avenue Express Line and S | Rockaway Park Shuttle Line, and a few nearby bus lines, the excellent public transit infrastructure makes transit a viable option for many people. Traveling on foot is also very feasible for house buyers in Prospect Lefferts Gardens; running common errands is very easy by walking, and countless businesses of different types can be found as well. It is convenient to get around by bicycle in Prospect Lefferts Gardens as this part of New York features a good bicycling infrastructure.