Located in New York, United States, the village of Great Neck is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Great Neck is reasonably quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to Long Island Expressway or the railway line.
In Great Neck, many of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This village has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 80% of the population of this village own their home while the remainder are renters. A majority of the housing growth in this village took place prior to the 1960s.
In Great Neck, residents will generally be able to reach primary schools by walking. On the other hand, it can be difficult to get to high schools on foot. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Regarding eating, it is convenient to access the nearest supermarket on foot in this village in Great Neck. In addition, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of options, and a limited selection of cafes can be found as well.
Active house buyers will appreciate the pedestrian-friendly nature of this village; most daily needs are easy to carry out by walking. Great Neck is very car friendly. Parking is easy. However, the public transit service in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is not particularly frequent. Nonetheless, there is the Great Neck Station with access to the Port Washington Branch. The village is served by approximately 10 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop.