Situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area, Colonial Heights is a neighborhood within Yonkers, New York.
Colonial Heights offers a calm ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. The noise levels in this part of Yonkers are low, as the streets tend to be quite tranquil. Lastly, accessing public green spaces, including Bronx River Parkway, is very easy from most locations in the neighborhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover and getting to the closest park from most houses for sale is sometimes hard.
The predominant housing types in Colonial Heights are single detached homes and row houses. This part of Yonkers has quite a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 85% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners and 15% are rented. Most homes in this neighborhood were constructed prior to the 1960s, during its latest housing boom.
In Colonial Heights, locals will typically be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot. Residents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. Regarding food, a supermarket is usually accessible within a rather short walk from most homes for sale in this neighborhood. In addition, Colonial Heights is a fairly good place in which to eat out. Home buyers can find a good number of clothing stores within walking distance.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is straightforward to travel in this part of Yonkers. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, the public transit system in Colonial Heights is reasonably good. Colonial Heights will also appeal to physically active home buyers because it is conducive to traveling on foot; many daily needs can be carried out by walking. Moving around by bicycle is challenging in this area since cyclists are faced with quite a few elevation changes. Nevertheless, the cycling infrastructure is quite comprehensive.