The village of Depew, New York is situated in the Buffalo metropolitan area.
The character of Depew is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. Access to green spaces, including Veterans Park and Rehm Road Park, is easy from numerous locations in the village and there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover. This part of the Buffalo metropolitan area is also reasonably good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several louder sections, especially near one of the railway lines.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of buildings in Depew, while small apartment buildings and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of the Buffalo metropolitan area has quite a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About three quarters of the units in the village are occupied by home owners whereas the remainder are rented. This part of the Buffalo metropolitan area experienced its biggest housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this era.
A portion of house buyers in Depew may be able to purchase groceries by walking, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity. With regards to education, in Depew, house buyers will commonly be able to access primary schools on foot. However, home owners may find it challenging to get to high schools as a pedestrian. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.
Traveling by car is very convenient in this part of the Buffalo metropolitan area. Accessing a parking spot is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit network in Depew is not very practical. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. A majority of the houses for sale in this part of the Buffalo metropolitan area are located in places that are not very convenient for traveling on foot as running daily errands is sometimes challenging.