The neighborhood of St. Albans is situated in the city of New York, New York.
The character of St. Albans is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. The greenery in this area is prominent as the tree canopy coverage for numerous streets is reasonably good. Access to public green spaces is easy from most locations within neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore. This part of the city is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are generally tranquil.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around half of buildings in St. Albans, and duplexes and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this area took place before the 1960s. This part of New York has quite a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About three quarters of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the rest are renters.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are ordinarily accessible within a very short walk from most houses for sale in St. Albans. Furthermore, St. Albans is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat, for instance along Linden Boulevard, and home buyers can enjoy a few cafes as well. It is also convenient to get to a variety of clothing stores on foot. As far as education is concerned, property buyers will welcome the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most, if not all, houses for sale in St. Albans. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
Home buyers in this part of New York are provided with various options to get around without the need for a car. Owing to St. Albans Station on the Babylon Branch and West Hempstead Branch, and about 10 nearby bus lines, this part of the city benefits from a very good public transit infrastructure. Physically active property owners will also value the very pedestrian-friendly nature of this part of New York; most daily needs can be carried out by walking, and various businesses are quite nearby. It is convenient to travel by bike in St. Albans since it is a flat ride to most locations, and this neighborhood features a fairly good cycling infrastructure.