The neighborhood of Rockaway Beach can be found in the city of New York, New York.
Rockaway Beach offers a great variety of green spaces to enjoy, despite its sometimes busy feel. To be more specific, green spaces, including Park and Rockaway Beach Boardwalk, are especially well-distributed and there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to unwind in, making it very easy to access them. However, many streets have below average tree coverage. Lastly, most areas of this neighborhood are very serene and quiet, but some other parts can be noisy, especially around Rockaway Freeway or the railway line.
Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing roughly 60% of the dwellings in Rockaway Beach, whereas the remainder are mainly duplexes and single detached homes. This neighborhood offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Renters occupy around 60% of the dwellings in the neighborhood while the remainder are occupied by owners. The median year of construction for properties in this area is 1970.
In Rockaway Beach, home owners will almost always be able to get to primary as well as high schools by walking. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. In terms of food, it is especially convenient to reach the nearest grocery store on foot from most houses for sale in Rockaway Beach. Additionally, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of options, for instance on Anet Court.
Rockaway Beach will appeal to home buyers that use a diversity of means of transportation. The public transit system in this neighborhood is accessible. The closest rapid transit station, including Beach 90 St Station with access to the A | 8 Avenue Express Line and S | Rockaway Park Shuttle Line, is usually just around the corner from the bulk of properties in the neighborhood. There are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. This part of New York is also reasonably convenient for traveling on foot, although common amenities such as laundromats or hair salons can be an occasionally long walk away. Even though the bicycling infrastructure is reasonably extensive, and there are a limited number of slopes, the bike is a sometimes poor means of transportation in Rockaway Beach as.