Located in New York, United States, the town of Glenville is located in the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area.
Most areas in Glenville are reasonably quiet, as the streets are generally quite peaceful - although that is not the case near the airport (Schenectady County Airport) or one of the railway lines. Parks are spread out sporadically, which results in them being very difficult to get to from most locations within this town. Despite that, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to visit.
In Glenville, around 80% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings. This town also has a choice of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy roughly 85% of the properties in Glenville and 15% are rented. The median year of construction for properties in this town is 1955.
Some, but not all, house buyers in this part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area will reside within walking distance of one of approximately 10 grocery stores. There are also around 10 cafes in Glenville. With respect to education, residents may find it very hard to reach high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. House owners can choose between public and private elementary schools.
Glenville is an extremely good part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area for traveling by car. Parking is quite easy. However, the public transit system in Glenville is not very accessible. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the town. Most houses for sale in this part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area are located in places that are not very conducive to walking since many daily needs are inconvenient to meet without having to resort to a car.