The neighborhood of Sheepshead Bay can be found in the city of New York, New York.
Sheepshead Bay is a great part of the city for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. There are numerous bustling parts in this area for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Even though this part of New York is not known for its nightlife, the streets are almost always busy with people. This area also features a fair amount of greenery as there are many tree-lined streets. Most locations in the neighborhood have reasonably good access to public green spaces, such as Gateway and Marine Park, since there are about 40 of them nearby for residents to relax in and reaching the closest park is very easy from most homes for sale.
In Sheepshead Bay, roughly 40% of buildings are large apartment buildings, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. This neighborhood also has quite a good selection of unit sizes - homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of renters and home owners are about even. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place pre-1960.
Locals will appreciate the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from all properties for sale in Sheepshead Bay. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With respect to eating, home buyers in this area will value that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. 16th Street is among the best streets for groceries. Furthermore, there are over 250 restaurants and around 40 coffee shops to experience in Sheepshead Bay. It is also very easy to reach a number of clothing stores on foot.
Property owners in this part of the city are served with various options to get around without the need for a car. The public transit service in Sheepshead Bay is very good. More specifically, there is Sheepshead Bay Station with access to the B | 6 Avenue Express Line and Q | Broadway Express Line. The neighborhood is linked by around 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most homes. It is also very easy for people walking to move around in this part of New York; most daily errands can be run on foot, and there are also numerous businesses close by. Commuting by bicycle is convenient in Sheepshead Bay as the cycling infrastructure is well-developed, and there are a limited number of hills.