Forest Hills is a neighborhood located in Queens, New York.
Those who love to eat will always have exciting dining options in Forest Hills as there are great restaurants with many styles of cuisine like Russian, kosher and pizza. There are different options for beauty service providers here, you won't have to leave here in the search for high-quality nail salons, tanning salons and hair removal salons. Some people love day camps, swimming and tennis, others prefer taking in nature during a leisurely drive, but whatever your preference, this neighborhood is full of options to keep you active. There are plenty of choices to satisfy shoppers of all kinds, such as jewelers, photography stores and wig stores, adding further allure to it being such a short travel to the best stores in the region. With Forest Hills's low crime rate, you can feel secure with your children playing outside with friends and will not feel like you have to take more precautions than normal being out at night. There are many public transit options near this location; you'll soon see how great it is to leave your car at home, and you can meet your neighbors while they are on their way to work.
The residents of Forest Hills have a high percentage of college-educated among them - well over the national average.
Listing prices in Forest Hills rose noticeably 9.6 percent year-over-year, from $774,612 to $848,704 this year. History buffs might be interested to know that this neighborhood features a fair number of pre-war homes, giving the area a distinct style and character. Many homes in Forest Hills have one or more windowed bathrooms which have the benefit of good ventilation and lots of natural light. A fair number of properties in this area have a designated in-building laundry room, which saves residents the inconvenience of having to travel to a local laundromat to get clothes cleaned.