Gates-North Gates is a municipality situated in the Rochester metropolitan area, which is part of New York, United States.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Gates-North Gates. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to discover, like Memorial Park and Lions Park, and they are very well-distributed, which makes it easy to access them. It is relatively serene in this municipality, due to the presence of very few pedestrians.
Around three quarters of the population of this municipality own their home and one quarter are renters. The large proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of this municipality is an important part of its character. Most of the housing growth in this part of the Rochester metropolitan area occurred in the 1960s and 1970s. This municipality also has a good variety of housing sizes - this municipality is especially good for those looking for three bedroom homes.
A supermarket is generally reachable within a rather short walk from any location in Gates-North Gates. A limited number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well. When it comes to education, in this municipality, residents will often be able to reach primary schools on foot. However, high schools are not very numerous and for this reason tend to require an extended walk to get to. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
The preferred way to move around in this part of the Rochester metropolitan area is very often a car. Most properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 490, and it is very easy to park. However, this municipality is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, the municipality is served by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually a short walk away. It is inconvenient for people traveling on foot to move around in this part of the Rochester metropolitan area as few common errands can be run on foot.