Located within New York, United States, the village of Ardsley is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
The character of Ardsley is exemplified by its relaxed environment. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to explore, such as V Everett Macy Park, resulting in them being very easy to access from the majority of locations within this village. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case close to Gov Thomas E Dewey Thruway.
The main housing types in Ardsley are single detached homes and row houses. The homes in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area are very old, because many of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s. This village also has a variety of housing size options - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 90% of the units in Ardsley while the rest are rented.
Home buyers in Ardsley will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about restaurants and cafes within walking distance. When it comes to education, locals will welcome that wherever their house is situated in Ardsley, primary schools are close by. However, there are only a limited number of high schools and thus they can be a long walk away. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.
This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is especially car friendly. It is especially convenient to find a parking spot, and most homes for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Gov Thomas E Dewey Thruway. However, commuting by public transit is at times challenging in Ardsley. Nonetheless, residents benefit from a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Walking is not very practical for residents in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area as few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. Biking is also challenging in Ardsley because cyclists are faced with quite a few hills, and the cycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive.