Life in Bayside, Queens is a desirable blend of peaceful suburb living mixed with city amenities. Spacious Bayside homes seem to be the norm and appeal to families seeking the perfect settings for their kids to spend their childhood days. Shopping and entertainment are right around the corner too. Bayside’s Bell Boulevard meets most shopping needs with both quaint one of a kind stores and retail favorites further down the street at the Bay Terrace Mall.
Single family and multi-family Bayside homes are bordered to the north by the East River, and Little Neck Bay and to the south by Union Turnpike. Crossland Island Parkway and Douglaston sit to the east, with Francis Lewis Boulevard and Union Parkway to the South. Many of the properties boast larger than average backyards and have desirable curb appeal. Proximity to major transportation hubs make Bayside an ideal place to live for those who commute or travel frequently. Both JFK and LaGuardia airports are a mere 15 minutes away and Penn station can be reached in close to 30 minutes as well.
Education is second to none in Bayside. District 26 is responsible for educating the area’s children and have earned the title of the highest performing district in New York City. All local school place a focus on strong academic skills with some providing unique programs emphasizing mathematics and science.
Charisma fills the Bayside air and the area’s past is rich with theatrical history. In the 1920’s, this part of the Queens borough was considered the place to live by theater and movie industry movers and shakers. Indeed, Bayside has had its share of well known residents including W.C.Fields, Rudolph Valentino, Paul Newman and Rosie O’Donnell.
Recreational needs are met at the many parks on Bayside real estate, Residents have plenty of baseball diamonds, soccer fields, basketball courts and hiking trails to utilize. Local favorites include the Little Neck Bay Running Path and Park with the path concluding at the Bayside marina.
Being a larger neighborhood of Queens, there are several enclaves of Bayside deserving distinction. Bayside Hills is recognizable by its gatehouses and gateposts. The Bayside Hills Street Clock is a well known icon welcoming its residents home. Privately owned, the gated community of Bayside Gables holds one of a kind Bayside real estate within its gates. Weeks Woodlands and Oakland Gardens are also great places to live and have readily sought after Bayside real estate. For more information on Bayside contact Nelly who would love to show you around.
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