Located in New York, United States, the village of Bellerose is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Bellerose is fairly good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around the railway line. Even though the atmosphere is not the most lively in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area, its busier streets are still quite energetic.
In Bellerose, about 55% of buildings are single detached homes, while duplexes are the main housing type in the rest of the housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this village took place pre-1960. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the properties in the village are occupied by home owners whereas the remainder are rented.
In Bellerose, property owners will typically be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot. With regards to eating, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in Bellerose. In addition, there are a fair number of options for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes.
This village will attract home owners that value various modes of transportation. Bellerose is a fairly pleasant part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area for getting around by public transit. Residents can rely on the Bellerose Station with access to the Hempstead Branch and Babylon Branch. There are a few bus lines crossing the village, and bus stops are usually nearby. Driving is also a reasonably good mode of transportation in Bellerose. It is easy to come across a parking spot. Active home buyers will welcome the very pedestrian-friendly character of this village; running common errands is very easy on foot, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well.