Located within New York, United States, the village of Floral Park is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Floral Park is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case close to the railway line. Although the atmosphere is not the liveliest in this village, the vibe is still quite dynamic around its busier streets.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around 70% of buildings in Floral Park, and the remaining properties are mainly duplexes. This village is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy about 85% of the properties in Floral Park whereas the rest are rented. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area experienced its main housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this era.
Locals will value the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from vast majority homes for sale in Floral Park. Along with public schools, there are also private schools at both the elementary and high school level. As far as eating is concerned, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in Floral Park. Covert Avenue is among the best streets for groceries. Furthermore, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of options, and there are also a few coffee shops in this village. House buyers benefit from a good number of clothing stores within walking distance.
Floral Park offers house buyers several alternative methods of transportation. The public transit system in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is reasonably good. For example, train stations, including the Floral Park Station with access to the Hempstead Branch, Oyster Bay Branch, Port Jefferson Branch and Babylon Branch, are ordinarily within walking distance from the bulk of residences in the village. The village is linked by a few bus lines, and most residences are close to a bus stop. Floral Park is also reasonably car friendly. It is easy to come across a parking spot. Active property owners will appreciate the walk-friendly nature of Floral Park; many common errands can be run without the use of a car, and numerous businesses are quite nearby.