Bayswater, New York, NY

Bayswater Neighborhood Guide New York, NY

About

Bayswater is a picturesque neighborhood located in the borough of Queens in New York City. It's situated on the eastern end of the Rockaway Peninsula, which is known for its tranquility, natural beauty, and water activities. Bayswater has a largely residential character with single-family homes and a few apartment complexes, close to the Rockaway Freeway and Mott Avenue. It's also adjacent to Jamaica Bay, providing stunning waterfront views and numerous recreational opportunities.

What You Will Love about Bayswater, New York, New York

  • You'll love the peaceful and relaxed vibe of Bayswater, which provides a respite from the hustle and bustle of central NYC.
  • Bayswater Park is a beloved local gem - a green space that offers playgrounds, sports fields, and beautiful views over Jamaica Bay.
  • Its proximity to the beach and the ocean gives you plenty of opportunities for water sports, from boating to fishing.
  • The neighborhood is well-serviced by public transportation, with both bus and subway routes running through.

What’s Nearby

Bayswater is close to the Atlantic Beach Bridge, making it easy to visit Long Island’s beautiful southern beaches. It's also near JFK International Airport, conveniently located for frequent flyers. Adjacent is Far Rockaway, a neighborhood known for its vibrant surf culture and the popular, sandy Rockaway Beach.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Bayswater is laid-back and community-focused. It's a perfect destination for those who seek to combine city living with the benefits of a beach town. The neighborhood is also close to several golf courses, providing additional recreational options for residents.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 32 restaurants, 12 grocery stores, and 12 parks within a mile of the Bayswater neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Polo Meat Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store, Meat and Seafood Store

    0.4 miles

    2218 Mott Ave

  • GROCERY
    Food Universe Marketplace

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    3211 Beach Channel Dr

  • GROCERY
    Key Food Stores Co-Op

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    2020 New Haven Ave

  • GROCERY
    Associated Supermarket

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    2050 Mott Ave

  • GROCERY
    Kosher World Supermarket

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    1913 Cornaga Ave

  • GROCERY
    Frankel's kosher market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    1913 Cornaga Ave

Bayswater Apartments and Rentals

42 Rental properties in Bayswater, New York, NY.

  • Fairfield At Far Rockaway property

    $1,795+

    Fairfield At Far Rockaway

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    488–1000 Sqft

    9 Units Available

  • Wavecrest Gardens property

    $1,617+

    Wavecrest Gardens

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    4 Units Available

  • Fairfield Townhouses At Lawrence property

    $3,960+

    Fairfield Townhouses At Lawrence

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1126–1157 Sqft

    Available Now

  • 260 Central Ave #315 property

    $4,200

    260 Central Ave #315

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    810 Sqft

    Available Now

  • 255 Central Ave #202-A property

    $3,200

    255 Central Ave #202-A

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    Available Now

  • 195 W Broadway #2 property

    $2,650

    195 W Broadway #2

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    Available Now

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
4.5%
6.5%
utilities
1.5%
4.6%
food
1.5%
3%
transportation
4.7%
2.2%
healthcare
0.3%
0.5%

Bayswater Demographics

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Bayswater Reviews

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  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 5 of 7 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 5 of 7 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 5 of 7 renters

  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 4 of 7 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 4 of 7 renters

  • Mostly Newer Buildings

    Yes

    Say 4 of 7 renters

Bayswater Transportation

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Beach 25 St A-train Station

Train Stop

552 Beach 25th St

Beach 25 St-Wavecrest

Other

Beach 25th St

MTA Subway - Far Rockaway/Mott Ave

Train Stop

Mott Ave

Source: foursquare.com

Bayswater Schools

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