Queens real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Queens. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in and they are especially well-located, which makes it easy to access them. This part of Kingston is also fairly good for those who need quiet areas, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
No matter the medium of transportation, it is reasonably convenient to get around in Queens. The good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle. In particular, there are about 10 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. Queens is also quite car friendly. It is very easy to park. Queens is reasonably well-suited for walking; many common errands can be run on foot.
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing roughly one third of dwellings in Queens, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. This neighbourhood has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 80% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and 20% are occupied by owners. This part of the city experienced its main construction boom pre-1960, so most of the available housing is from this time period.
Schools and daycares are convenient to reach on foot from any location in this neighbourhood. When it comes to food, it is especially easy to get to the closest grocery store on foot in Queens. Additionally, there is typically a restaurant or cafe just around the corner.