Forest Hills Voted One Of The Top 8 Most Beautiful Neighborhoods To Live In NYC!

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New York City has many unique and picturesque neighborhoods. Find out which eight are among the most beautiful from all five boroughs and what makes them so special.

There is a reason people want to live in New York City.

Despite the crowds, high rent, and broken subways, the city’s beauty, whether it’s obvious or tucked away, keeps everyone coming back.

A lot of things make New York beautiful.

It’s the architecture, from pre-war tenements to lush mansions. It’s the tree-lined side streets to the tree-lined Avenues.

There’s Brooklyn with its blocks of multi-colored row houses, beautiful parks, cozy streets, and amazing skyline views

The Bronx has picturesque neighborhoods, the Botanical Gardens, and who can forget Yankee’s Stadium?

Queens has the Flushing Meadows Corona Park, home of the annual US Open tennis championship, beautiful public parks, hip bars, and restaurants, and some amazing museums.

Staten Island boasts a plethora of stately old Victorians, huge parks, the Snug Harbor Cultural Center, and some fantastic modern architecture featured in its public buildings.

And we have Manhattan with Central Park, The Empire State Building, One World Trade Center, and its classic museums – it’s known the world over as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

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This Forest Hills Private High School Has Been Named #1 In Queens, NYC

 

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FOREST HILLS, QUEENS — A Forest Hills school was named the best private high school in Queens, according to a newly updated list of the best private schools in New York.

The Kew-Forest School, located on the border of Forest Hills and Kew Gardens, was ranked number 44 on Niche.com’s ranking of New York’s best private high schools for the 2021-2022 academic year. It is one of four Queens schools that earned a spot in the list’s top 100, and the only one in the borough to crack the list’s top 50.

The title is not new for many of the schools on the list, including the Kew-Forest School, which came in 39th on the school ranking site’s overall list for New York state last year.

 

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Forest Hills Ranked Best Area To Buy For 1st Time Home Buyers

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FOREST HILLS, QUEENS — Forest Hills is the most accessible neighborhood in Queens for first-time home buyers, and among the city’s top-two most affordable areas to look for a first home overall, a new study shows.

The study, by the real estate website StreetEasy, defined “affordable” homes as those listings that people could buy if they earn the city’s median annual income of $70,406, and save 10 percent of their gross income for 10 years. By these metrics, affordable homes in NYC cost a median of $352,780, factoring in a 20 percent down payment and other maintenance fees, according to the study.

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FAMILY HOME IN A PERFECT LOCATION ! FOREST HILLS GARDENS, NYC

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Welcome To 101-05 70th Avenue,
A Spectacular 8 Bedroom Center Hall Colonial In Forest Hills Gardens( Voted #1 Area In NY To Raise A Family ) Just Around The Corner From The Historic West Side Tennis Club, Steps Away From Shopping, And Only 13 Minutes To Manhattan On The LIRR… You Couldn’t Ask For A More Ideal Location!
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UNDER CONTRACT In Forest Hills Gardens …Just Two Months On The Market

 

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Only Two Months On The Market And UNDER CONTRACT!
Congratulations To Terrace Sotheby’s International Realty ‘s Associate Broker Linda Weiss On This Record Breaking Transaction In Forest Hills Gardens !!

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The striking and elaborate design of 97 Continental Avenue is a masterful blend of America’s earliest styles. The architectural elements illuminated in this home are a blend of Federal-style symmetry with a tasteful touch of Greek, Gothic, and Roman Revival.

Designed in 1930 and located on one of The United States’ first planned communities, this Fine Estate sits firmly on almost half an acre of land. The wrap-around garden sheathes the home in a beautiful landscape that leads to an attached two-car garage.

Its design’s integrity and charm have been meticulously looked for, freezing time and honoring the home’s historic value. Passing through the main entrance you are welcomed by a beautiful foyer that boasts neoclassical features and an iconic stairwell that stands as the home’s backbone and centerpiece. This nine-bedroom, seven-bathroom residence enjoys six fireplaces, a Butler’s pantry, grand-living room, formal dining room, a mahogany-lined library, wine cellar, an enclosed sunroom, two levels of living area, and a comparable size lower level.

In 2007, Cottage Living Magazine named Forest Hills Gardens the \”Best Community\” to live in, exposing everyone outside of Queens to one of our boroughs best-kept secrets. With easy access to Manhattan, \”The Gardens\” are only 15 minutes away from Penn Station via the Long Island Rail Road and a short drive to two of NYC’s most essential airports.

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THE TOP 10 SECRETS OF FOREST HILLS, QUEENS

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With over 88,000 residents, a unique historical legacy, classic old-time restaurants, and copious pop culture references, Forest Hills, Queens offers a lot to discover. As visitors walk down its vast avenues and quaint side streets, they are struck by the area’s breathtaking architecture. While beautiful on the outside, the neighborhood also has much hidden beneath its surface ready for discovery. Read to learn more about what makes Forest Hills such an integral and fascinating neighborhood in Queens.

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SPOTTED! Where Else Can You Get A Great Slice Along Side A Police Horse?

 

Forest Hills Queens Real EstateFOREST HILLS, QUEENS — There’s a new pizza place in town.

Austin Street Pizza opened its doors this month at 71-63 Austin St. in Forest Hills, according to Facebook and Instagram posts.

Its pizza menu includes such offerings as a pie with vodka sauce, smoked bacon and caramelized onion and a four-cheese pizza pie with provolone, ricotta, fresh mozzarella and parmesan cheeses.

Other highlights include calzones, cannolis and Nutella-stuffed dough puffs called “gibbys,”

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A Guide On How To Keep Your Family And Home Safe This Winter Season

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Winter has officially arrived — which means frigid temperatures and snowstorms are in store for a majority of the country. While there are some positives that go along with the harsh weather, like snow days and cozying up to the fireplace, it’s important to be prepared and protect yourself, your family and your home in case of a winter weather-related emergency.

Here are some practical tips and recommendations you should know when a winter storm strikes.

 

1. Be prepared for a power outage and know how to use generators safely.

In the event of a winter storm, power outages are a likely possibility, especially when the snow is heavy or there’s ice in the forecast. Having a generator on hand will provide backup power to your home in case there’s a power outage. However, some safety rules must be abided by when using a generator. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the following:

  • Never use a generator inside your home, in basements, in garages or near windows.
  • Generators should be located at least 20 feet from any window, door or vent and in a space where rain and snow will not be able to reach them.
  • Do not use the generator or appliances if they are wet.
  • Do not store gasoline indoors where the fumes from the generator could ignite.
  • Plug in appliances to the generator using individual heavy-duty, outdoor-rated extension cords.

While it’s clear that you should never use a generator indoors, it’s still important to have at least one working carbon monoxide detector on every level of your home to ensure that your generator isn’t spreading any dangerous fumes. This carbon monoxide detector by Kidde is also a smoke detector and provides protection even during power outages when many fire and carbon monoxide incidents can occur.


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2. Heat your home safely.

If you’re using a space heater to help heat your home when it’s cold, you’ll have to be extra cautious. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, it’s important to read the manufacturer’s instructions and warning labels carefully before using any space heater. You should also inspect heaters regularly and discontinue use if you find loose connections or cracked or broken plugs. And, of course, keep in mind that a space heater should never be left unattended.

When choosing a space heater, opt for one that has A-plus safety ratings and features an automatic shut-off. This space heater from TaoTronics has built-in overheating and tip-over protection sensors, as well as a 12-hour timer, that work together to provide a much safer heating source. It’s also compact and ideal for heating an entire room such as a bedroom or office.

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A New Home For The New Year!

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We Are Proud To Announce Our Newest Exclusive Property !

19 Groton Street, Forest Hills Gardens,

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“SPACIOUS STORYBOOK HOME, FULLY RENOVATED”

Rare opportunity to purchase a fully renovated and impeccably maintained family home in the private community of Forest Hills Gardens – 4,520 total sq. feet featuring 6 bedrooms, 4 full baths, 1 half bath and a finished basement. This charming, free-standing, brick home has central air throughout, a wood burning fireplace, a rear garden and a 2-car garage.

The first floor entry, with a beadboard half bath and a coat closet, opens up into a generous living r oom centered around the fireplace with a beautiful, well-lit, built-in bookcases. The kitchen has granite countertops, high-end appliances, a heated floor, and custom-built cabinetry. It has a door to the driveway, allowing for easy unloading after a run to the grocery store. Original wainscoting with decorative plaster trim frames an inviting dining room.

A bright sunroom looks out on the rear garden. The sunroom door provides access to a fabulous blue stone patio for outdoor dining. The garden is private and uniquely generous for a house in the Gardens. The 2-car garage is electrified to support an electric car charger.

The three main floors of the house are connected by a striking bay window staircase. The second floor has 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The main bedroom is tucked away behind a separate hallway. The hallway is flanked by a walk-in closet with lighted hanging rods, on the one side, and a spa-like retreat with a two-person jacuzzi bath, a rain shower, and a heated floor on the other side. Each of the other three bedrooms is well-sized and will happily accommodate family members or serve as a comfortable home office. One of these bedrooms also features a custom-built walk-in closet. The second bathroom has a large glass shower and a heated floor.

The third floor has 2 bedrooms and a full bath. Both bedrooms have multiple windows and ample storage. The full bath features a glass shower and modern tile.

The finished basement adds a bright full fourth floor for play, exercise, and entertainment. It has windows on all sides, which provide plenty of natural light, FLOR tile carpeting, and a separate entrance. There is a pool table area, a media area, and room to exercise, as well as a kitchenette, a laundry room, a full bath and a sauna.

There are few homes in the Gardens with this combination of quality renovation and outdoor space.

Forest Hills Gardens was named a top-10 American cottage community by ‘Cottage Living’ magazine in 2007 and was one of the first, and most successful planned communities in the United States. The West Side Tennis Club, the spiritual and historical home of the US Open and a great place to meet community members, is less than quarter of a mile away. Forest Hills Gardens is a vibrant neighborhood with active volunteer organizations and a great spirit of community.

This home is a short distance to the LIRR in Station Square and E, F, M and R trains at the 71st/Continental subway stop and near dining, shopping and other services in the heart of Forest Hills on Austin Street and Queens Blvd.

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