Located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area, Beech Hill is a neighborhood within Yonkers, New York.
Beech Hill offers a calm ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Yonkers is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Lastly, there are a few parks close by for residents to discover, such as Bronx River Parkway, which makes them very easy to reach.
In Beech Hill, most of the dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of Yonkers also has a good variety of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the rest are renters. The properties in this area are quite old, since around half of its dwellings were built prior to the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s.
In Beech Hill, locals will typically be able to access both primary and secondary schools by walking. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. Regarding eating, it is easy to access the closest supermarket by walking from most houses for sale in Beech Hill. Furthermore, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and a small number of coffee shops can be found as well.
No matter the mode of transportation, it is quite easy to travel in Beech Hill. Beech Hill is suitable for traveling on foot; running day-to-day errands is convenient by walking. On the other hand, this part of Yonkers is not very cycling-friendly because the bicycling network is not especially extensive, and there is a significant amount of elevation changes. With a few nearby bus lines, the public transit system in this area is practical. This part of Yonkers is also quite car friendly. It is very easy to access a place to park.