The neighborhood of West Brighton is situated within the city of New York, New York.
The character of West Brighton is exemplified by its relaxed environment. Greenery is prominent in this area; it is very easy to access public green spaces from most locations in the neighborhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit, like Barrett Park and Clove Lakes Park. Residents will also find that the tree canopy coverage for most streets is good. This part of the city is quiet overall, as the streets are quite tranquil.
In West Brighton, roughly 40% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 60% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented. Most of the housing growth in this part of New York happened before the 1960s.
It is very often an option for home buyers in West Brighton to buy their groceries by walking. In addition, there is often a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. In terms of education, property owners will find that wherever their home is situated in this part of the city, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
This neighborhood will draw home owners that use several methods of transportation. Owing to around 10 nearby bus lines, house buyers can count on public transit to navigate this area. Physically active property owners will also enjoy the very pedestrian-friendly nature of West Brighton; many daily needs can be met on foot. The bike is a sometimes poor mode of transportation in this part of New York as there is a considerable amount of slopes. Thankfully, this neighborhood boasts a fairly good cycling infrastructure.