Carmel is a town situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area, which is part of New York, United States.
Carmel is reasonably quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite loud, especially near the railway line. Parks are distributed sparsely, which makes them very hard to get to. Still, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to check out, including California Hill State Forest and Putnam County Veteran Memorial Park.
Roughly 90% of the population of this town own their home while renters make up the remainder. In this town, around 80% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and the remaining houses are mainly small apartment buildings. The median year of construction for buildings in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is 1970. This town has quite a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Some, but not all, home buyers in Carmel will reside within walking distance of one of approximately 10 supermarkets. There are also over 100 restaurants in Carmel. With respect to education, it can be challenging to walk to high schools and primary schools from houses for sale in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Carmel is an extraordinarily good part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area for getting around by car. Parking is generally easy. In contrast, Carmel is not a very convenient part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area for traveling by public transit. Thankfully, home owners are served by a few bus lines. Walking is not very feasible for residents in Carmel since very few common errands can be run without having to resort to a car.