About Grant City, Staten Island
Grant City is one of Staten Island's older communities. Colonial style houses are prominent in the resale home market; many dating back to the 1920's and some possibly beyond that. English Tudor style houses are also in the architectural mix.
While new construction in Grant City is limited, there are some newer homes available in the area. Grant City houses sit along some of the most beautiful tree-lined streets on Staten Island, New York.
Grant City Recreation
If you're at all outdoorsy, living in Grant City could be just right for you. The area is chock full of parks and has a lovely beach complete with boardwalk. MacArthur Park, which offers a playground, handball court, baseball field, basketball court, and pool, is in the northeast. If you travel to the west, you will find High Rock Park, complete with a hiking trail and nature center. In the southeast is Miller Field, which includes a baseball field, soccer field, and garden.
In addition to the above parks, there are also two country clubs in the area. The Richmond County Country Club has a golf course, tennis court, fitness center and nature center. The Latourette Country Club, which is a bit further than the Richmond County Country Club, offers a golf course, model aircraft field, and hiking trail. Staten Island University Hospital North is also located close by.
Grant City Schools
If you have, or are planning to have children, Grant City schools are well-reputed. There are some great schools in the area at which to enroll your child. There are two public schools, Egbert Intermediate School, which is on Midland Avenue, and New Dorp High School, on New Dorp Lane. The Catholic Schools in the area include Monsignor Farrell High School, on Amboy Road, St. Christopher's and Our Lady Queen of Peace School, on Steele Avenue. The private school in this area is the New Dorp Christian Academy, which is on Rose Avenue.
Grant City, Staten Island Transportation
A great thing about homes in Grant City is that they are located very close to public transportation.
The #51 and #81 buses travel from Grant City to the Staten Island Ferry and back. The #78 bus travels between Tottenville and the Staten Island ferry. You can also take the #79 to and from the Staten Island Mall and Brooklyn. If you need to travel into the city, the Manhattan-bound x1, x2, x3, x4, x5, x6, x7, x8, and x9 each have stops relatively close by.
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