The township of Bloomfield, New Jersey is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
The character of Bloomfield is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, like Watsessing Park and Field Memorial Park, and they are especially well-spread out, making it easy to reach them. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is also good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally quite calm - however noise can be bothersome closer to one of the railway lines.
In Bloomfield, roughly 45% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about two thirds of the properties in Bloomfield whereas the remainder are rented. This township experienced its latest housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available housing stock is from this era.
It is convenient to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from most properties for sale in Bloomfield. 1st Avenue is among the best streets for food stores. In addition, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and property owners can enjoy approximately 10 cafes as well. House buyers have access to a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance. Concerning education, it is a short walk to access primary as well as high schools from anywhere in Bloomfield. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Bloomfield permits home owners to travel using different means of transportation. Most houses for sale in this township are located in places that are reasonably well-suited for walking; most day-to-day errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and various businesses are close by. The public transit system in Bloomfield is fairly good. More specifically, house owners are served by the Watsessing Avenue Station and Bloomfield Station with access to the Montclair-Boonton Line. There are about 10 bus lines passing through the township, and it is very convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most residences. The preferred method to move around in Bloomfield is often a car. It is easy to park.