The neighborhood of Tottenville is situated in the city of New York, New York.
Tottenville offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This neighborhood is quiet, as the streets tend to be reasonably tranquil - however noise can be an issue close to the railway line. Lastly, this area also features a fair amount of greenery; there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to visit, such as Conference House Park, which makes them very easy to get to. In addition, residents will find that numerous tree-lined streets are prominent.
In Tottenville, about 55% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and duplexes and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Around one third of properties in this part of the city were constructed before the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. This neighborhood has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 85% of the units in the neighborhood and 15% are occupied by renters.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in Tottenville. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. As far as food is concerned, a grocery store is typically reachable within a short walk from anywhere in Tottenville. A limited variety of restaurants and cafes can be found as well.
Driving is often the preferred transportation option in Tottenville. It is convenient to park. The public transit system in this part of the city is reasonably practical. More precisely, train stations, such as the Tottenville Station with access to the Staten Island Railway, are usually relatively close by from most residences in the neighborhood. There are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. Despite the fact that there are a good number of bike lanes, Tottenville is not particularly conducive to cycling as bicycle riders are faced with a significant amount of hills. It is also sometimes challenging for pedestrians to get around in Tottenville since common amenities such as banks or hair salons can be an occasionally long walk away.