The neighborhood of Soundview is situated in the city of New York, New York.
Soundview offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. In general, there are numerous things to do in this area to visit. Even though the nightlife is quiet, the streets are almost always busy with people. The greenery in this part of New York is quite prominent; it is very easy to get to parks from most locations in the neighborhood since there are about 40 of them close by for residents to check out. Residents will also find that numerous tree-lined streets are prominent.
Large apartment buildings are the main housing type, representing the majority of the dwellings in Soundview, and the rest of the properties are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood occurred pre-1960. This part of New York also has a selection of unit sizes - homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 85% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the rest are owners.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Soundview. In addition, thanks to over 150 restaurants and a few cafes, Soundview is a fairly good place in which to eat out. It is also straightforward to access a number of clothing stores on foot, for instance on Watson Avenue. With regards to education, it is a very short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from any location in this part of the city. Locals are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is very convenient to move around in Soundview. Most houses for sale in this neighborhood are located in places that are especially conducive to walking; running day-to-day errands is very convenient, and countless businesses of different types can be found as well. The bicycle is a reasonably good mode of transportation in Soundview as the cycling infrastructure is quite well-developed. With 3 rapid transit stations (St Lawrence Av Station, Morrison Av- Sound View Station and Elder Av Station) on the 6 | Lexington Avenue Local Line and 6X | Lexington Avenue Express Line, and a few nearby bus lines, Soundview benefits from an excellent public transit system. A car is also a good transportation option in Soundview. Nearby highways, such as Cross Bronx Expressway, are especially easy to drive to from any home in this part of New York.