Richmond Town is a neighborhood within New York, New York.
Richmond Town offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of New York is quiet overall, as the streets are generally tranquil - although that is not the case around the railway line. Lastly, this part of the city also features a fair amount of greenery as the tree canopy coverage for most streets is good. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to visit, like Willowbrook Parkway, making them very easy to get to.
In Richmond Town, about 40% of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the houses are mainly duplexes and townhouses. The average year of construction for houses in this neighborhood is 1974. This area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 85% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners whereas the remainder are rented.
It is frequently an option for home buyers in Richmond Town to do their grocery shopping on foot. Moreover, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and property owners can enjoy a few cafes as well. When it comes to education, both primary and secondary schools are convenient to walk to from any location in Richmond Town.
Regardless of the mode of transportation, it is quite convenient to travel in Richmond Town. Thanks to Oakwood Heights Station with access to the Staten Island Railway, and a few nearby bus lines, the good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car. Active people will also be pleased with the pedestrian-friendly character of this part of the city; many daily errands can be run on foot. Although the cycling network is reasonably extensive, Richmond Town is not particularly bicycling-friendly as bicycle riders are faced with a significant amount of elevation changes.