Belmont Homes for Sale
Belmont is a residential neighborhood known locally as “Little Italy” in the central part of the Bronx Borough of New York City. The district is a tight-knit community with a rich Italian heritage reflected in its many restaurants and long-standing residents. Nowadays there is much more diversity in the area with many more immigrant families from different nationalities moving into the community.
Residential real estate in Belmont is a mix of attached and detached early to mid 20th century homes and multi-family apartments. Older apartment buildings usually have a pre-war architecture with more modern buildings coming in row-house or townhouse design. Living in Belmont offers residents a unique sense of community. The residents of vibrant, friendly neighborhood are always in motion. Much of the hustle and bustle revolves around food, with people traveling to the area from every borough, as well as Long Island, Westchester and New Jersey. The foodie paradise has dozens of specialty shops and restaurants all along Arthur Ave and 187th Street. From the best bread to the best meats, cheeses and pastries, if you can’t find it here, it doesn’t exist.
Other notable landmarks in the neighborhood include the many schools, public parks, and churches including the 112 year old Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. The renowned Fordham University borders the Bronx Park which is home to various family-friendly attractions including the Bronx Zoo and Botanical Gardens.
Transportation options available to residents in Belmont include the Metro North Fordham Train Station and various subway stations along the B, D, and 4 lines in the Fordham Heights neighborhood which offer direct access to Manhattan. Various roads and major highways also connect the district to other parts of the city, including I95 to the south and Bronx River Parkway to the east.