Pelham Bay

Bronx, New York Homes for Sale

About Pelham Bay

Located in the eastern part of the Bronx, Pelham Bay is made up of a mix of prewar and brownstone apartment buildings, along with traditional brick row detached houses. The neighborhood itself is sandwiched between the Hutchinson River Parkway—allowing for easy access into and out of the neighborhood via car—and the Long Island Sound. Some of the most desirable attributes of the neighborhood are its combination of suburban and urban atmosphere as well as access to Pelham Bay Park.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $119,000 to $1,290,000

Closed Prices: $95,000 to $940,000

Median Sale Price: $600,000

Average $ per sq ft: $372

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Around Pelham Bay

Most of Pelham Bay is residential with quiet blocks and locally run businesses. There are no skyscrapers and most buildings are brick walk-up apartments with hardwood floors and large windows to capture natural light. There are also a variety of single-family homes and duplexes. The most desirable areas to live in are farther east because of its proximity to Pelham Bay Park. However, all residential blocks in the neighborhood tend to be quiet with friendly neighbors and tree-lined streets.

Access to local restaurants is pretty easy when living in Pelham Bay. Most of the eateries are located in the middle of the neighborhood along Westchester Avenue or Crosby Avenue. Here, you’ll find diverse restaurants serving Latin American, Italian, and Asian cuisine as well as traditional American restaurants throughout the neighborhood. Most of the restaurants in the area tend to have a family-friendly and welcoming atmosphere with residents visiting their favorite local spot weekly and being on first-name basis with the owners.

Pelham Bay is quiet and residential, while the avenues running through the middle of the neighborhood are lined with local businesses and restaurants. As you head towards the bay, the smell of salt water fills the air. The greenspace of Pelham Bay Park is an easily accessible escape for all residents of the neighborhood. Inside the park, you’ll find Aileen B. Ryan Recreational Complex where organized sports games and other activities are held. You can also watch football games, track and field meets, and tennis matches.

On a Friday night, enjoy a family dinner at your favorite spot or gather with friends at a local pub along Crosby Avenue. Afterward, take a walk along the park and watch the sun set off the gentle waves of the Long Island Sound. Stop for a nightcap at one of the many bars along Westchester Avenue.

Wake up early to catch the sun rise over the Long Island Sound from the bank of the bay. Pack a picnic lunch and eat it under the tree-covered Huntington Woods section of Pelham Bay Park. Bring games to play with friends and family or let your dog run around in the Pelham Bay Dog area.

Pelham Bay is easy to get to via public transportation or car thanks to the neighborhood being located off of the Hutchinson River Parkway. The only subway line that runs in the neighborhood is the 6 line, however, there is both a local and express option; so if you are in a rush, hop on the express into the city. The Bronx has many bus lines that run through Pelham Bay, which makes commuting into the Bronx and Manhattan easy. You’ll find the Bx7, Bx23, Bx24, and Bx50 on the easter side of the neighborhood, and the Bx8, Bx10, Bx21, and Bx31 on the western side. If you are looking to get across the neighborhood itself you can take the Bx12 and Bx24 lines.

Locals Love

  • Access to supermarkets
  • Good public transportation options
  • Sporting events at Aileen B. Ryan Recreational Complex
  • Access to Pelham Bay Park

Locals Don't Love

  • Heavy rush hour traffic
  • Noise from multiple highways in the neighborhood
  • Long commute into Manhattan

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