Whitestone is a residential suburban neighborhood in Northeast Queens, bordered by Utopia Park, 25th Avenue, Whitestone Expressway, and the East River. Within Whitestone, you’ll find a population of about 40,000 people with an average household income of around $98,000. This quiet and beautiful area has local shopping, a variety of eateries, and the joy of living close to Manhattan without the crowded, fast-paced feeling. The different areas of Whitestone include Robinswood, Whitestone Woods, Whitestone Village, Beechhurst and Malba, all with different experiences to offer.
Real Estate in Whitestone
Whitestone offers co-ops, condos, single and multiple-family homes. You can expect to see homes starting in the $600,000’s for attached single-family homes, into the millions for luxury waterfront properties in Beechhurst and Malba. Condos for sale in Whitestone start in the high $400,000’s and go up to the low millions for waterfront developments with bridge views. Whitestone also offers several affordable co-ops for sale in Clearview Gardens, ranging from the mid $100,000’s up, and the historic Beechhurst Towers. Luxury co-ops can also be found in Le Havre on the Water, Cryder Point and Cryder House, with several amenities including in-ground pools.
Schooling in Whitestone and Transportation Services
Whitestone offers express bus services, multiple bus lines, easy street parking, access to all major highways including Whitestone Expressway, Cross Island Expressway, and the Van Wyck Expressway. The Whitestone and Throgs Neck Bridge are a short drive away. Schools in Whitestone are lovely and have the lowest absentee rates in the city. The public schools in the area are P.S. 79, P.S. 184, J.H.S. 194, P.S. 193, and P.S. 209.
Things to Love in Whitestone
Whitestone offers its residents an escape from daily city life, with picturesque parks, waterfront views, and a quiet neighborhood charm. Popular shopping centers, such as Beechhurst shopping center and the newly opened Northshore farms are nearby, so all your needs can be met locally.
Many of the eateries in the neighborhood are long-established family businesses. Residents can enjoy Harvey Park, Little Bay Park and Francis Lewis Park, while you can take your four-legged family members to Little Bay Dog Park where they can meet new friends too. Malba also has a yacht club for residents to join and continue the tradition of comradery. Unique from most Queen’s neighborhoods, residents can also enjoy the luxury of having beach access through local Booster Beach.