The town of Eastchester, New York is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Eastchester offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to explore, such as Bronx River Parkway and Twin Lakes Park, which makes them very easy to get to. This town is also reasonably good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be bothersome around the railway line.
In Eastchester, about 40% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. This town also has a good choice of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy roughly two thirds of the dwellings in Eastchester and one third are occupied by renters. A majority of the housing growth in this town took place before the 1960s.
A grocery store is generally reachable within a rather short walk from most properties for sale in Eastchester. Pondfield Road is among the best streets for food stores. Additionally, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of options, and a limited variety of coffee shops is available as well. As far as education is concerned, it is a rather short walk to get to primary as well as high schools from most homes for sale in Eastchester. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is reasonably straightforward to move around in this town. Many of the houses for sale in this town are located in areas that are quite suitable for walking; most daily needs are convenient to meet without the use of a car, and a variety of businesses are nearby. In contrast, this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is not particularly bike-friendly as riding is made arduous by the typically steep topography. Nonetheless, this town boasts a good cycling infrastructure. Commuting by public transit is easy in Eastchester. More specifically, property owners can depend on the Crestwood Station, Tuckahoe Station and Bronxville Station on the Harlem Station. The town is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. Driving is often the preferred transportation option in Eastchester. It is convenient to park.