The town of Cornwall, New York is situated in the Poughkeepsie - Newburgh metropolitan area.
Most areas in Cornwall are reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to one of the railway lines or New York State Thruway. Parks are distributed sporadically, which makes them rather challenging to get to from a large number of locations within Cornwall. Despite that, there are around 10 public green spaces nearby for residents to discover, including Kowawese Unique Area and Black Rock Forest.
The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Cornwall is an important part of its character. This town also has a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the dwellings in the town are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented. The average year of construction for houses in this part of the Poughkeepsie - Newburgh metropolitan area is 1972.
There are only a very small number of high schools and primary schools in Cornwall and thus they can be a very long walk away. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. With regards to food, some home buyers in Cornwall may be able to reach the nearest grocery store on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. Residents of this part of the Poughkeepsie - Newburgh metropolitan area are served by about 10 restaurants as well.
A car is a great medium of transportation in Cornwall. It is very convenient to come across a parking spot. On the other hand, most houses for sale in this part of the Poughkeepsie - Newburgh metropolitan area are located in places that are not very suitable for walking since very few daily errands can be run on foot.