Congratulations to Forest Hills Gardens for winning "America's Best Cottage Community" according to Cottage Living Magazine. And at 2.9 million per, one of these little getaway cottages can be all yours.
Highlight: All of these subtle elements—curved streets, mixed housing, small parks, diversity, and a connection to a larger urban environment—amount to an ideal neighborhood.
Another unrelated Forest Hills overview from a few days ago .http://www.nydailynews.com/services/realestate/2007/06/06/2007-06-06_forest_hills.html
Highlight: It’s hard to imagine why any city banker or married couple looking for suburban utopia would consider Westchester or Long Island. At 16 minutes from midtown by train, Forest Hills, Queens, is the most countryfied place close to the grit-filled frenzy of Manhattan.