Tompkinsville is a neighborhood within New York, New York.
Tompkinsville offers a calm environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This neighborhood is reasonably quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around the railway line. Lastly, greenery is quite prominent in this area; getting to green spaces, such as Silver Lake Park, is easy from most locations within the neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in. Furthermore, residents will find that the majority of streets have good tree coverage.
In Tompkinsville, around one third of buildings are duplexes, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes. A majority of the housing growth in this part of the city happened pre-1960. This neighborhood has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this neighborhood is evenly split between owners and renters.
House buyers in this area will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Likewise, there is typically a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. Regarding education, locals will appreciate that no matter where their house is situated in Tompkinsville, both primary and secondary schools are nearby.
Tompkinsville will attract house buyers that appreciate a diversity of means of transportation. Owing to Tompkinsville Station on the Staten Island Railway, and approximately 10 nearby bus lines, this area features a very good public transit system. Tompkinsville is also a very pleasant part of New York for pedestrians; many common errands can be run on foot. Although the bicycling infrastructure is reasonably comprehensive, Tompkinsville is not especially conducive to cycling as cyclists are faced with quite a few elevation changes.