The neighborhood of Queens Village is part of the city of New York, New York.
Queens Village is a good neighborhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. This part of the city is quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially around Clearview Expressway or the railway line. Finally, greenery is present in this neighborhood as there are many tree-lined streets. There are about 30 public green spaces close by for residents to visit, including Cross Island Parkway and Park, which results in them being very easy to get to from the majority of locations in this neighborhood.
In Queens Village, around 55% of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the houses are mainly duplexes and townhouses. This neighborhood has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented. This neighborhood experienced its biggest housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this era.
In Queens Village, residents will usually be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. As far as food is concerned, it is very easy to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most homes for sale in Queens Village. Additionally, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and a limited number of cafes can be found as well. It is also convenient to reach a number of clothing stores on foot, for instance along Jamaica Avenue.
No matter the mode of transportation, it is simple to get around in Queens Village. The very good public transit access makes transit a viable option for many. More specifically, home owners can depend on the Belmont Station and Queens Village Station with access to the Hempstead Branch, Oyster Bay Branch, Babylon Branch and Belmont Branch. There are approximately 20 bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Queens Village will also draw physically active people because it is especially convenient for traveling on foot; all daily needs can be carried out without the use of a car, and many businesses are reasonably nearby. This part of the city is reasonably cycling-friendly since Queens Village has a fairly good bicycling infrastructure.