The neighborhood of Great Neck Plaza is located in the city of Great Neck, New York, which is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
The noise levels in Great Neck Plaza are reasonably low, as the streets are peaceful - although there are still several louder areas, especially near the railway line. Even though this part of the city is not known for its lively ambience, the vibe is still quite dynamic around its busier streets.
The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Great Neck Plaza is an important part of its character. This neighborhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. The proportions of home owners and renters are about even. A majority of the housing growth in this area happened pre-1960.
It is a reasonably short walk to access primary schools from most properties for sale in Great Neck Plaza. However, there are no high schools in this area. Concerning eating, the closest supermarket in Great Neck Plaza is generally only a very short walk away. Moreover, Great Neck Plaza is a good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. It is also convenient to access a variety of clothing stores on foot, for example along Middle Neck Road.
Great Neck Plaza permits property owners to move around using several alternative methods of transportation. Traveling by public transit is easy in this area thanks to Great Neck Station on the Port Washington Branch, and a few nearby bus lines. Driving is also a good mode of transportation in Great Neck Plaza. It is convenient to come across a parking spot. It is very easy for people walking to navigate this part of the city; running day-to-day errands is easy on foot, and there are also a fair number of businesses nearby.