The town of Greenburgh, New York is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Greenburgh. It is easy to get to parks from a large number of locations within the town and there are a few of them close by for residents to check out. Finally, this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is relatively quiet, since there are very few people out and about on the streets.
In Greenburgh, the majority of buildings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area has quite a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 80% of the properties in the town are occupied by home owners and 20% are rented. About 45% of properties in this town were built prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
There are only a limited number of primary schools in Greenburgh and accordingly they can be an extended walk away. Likewise, this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area does not contain any high schools. With respect to eating, some house buyers in Greenburgh may have the option to purchase groceries by walking in one of approximately 10 stores, while others will need a vehicle. Residents are served by over 50 restaurants and cafes as well.
The preferred method to move around in Greenburgh is usually driving. It is very easy to come across a parking spot, and the majority of homes for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Cross Westchester Expressway. However, Greenburgh is not an especially pleasant part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area for getting around by public transit. Nevertheless, property owners are served by about 10 bus lines, and most residences are near a bus stop. Greenburgh is not very bike-friendly as there is a significant amount of hills, and the cycling network is rather poor. There also aren't many pedestrians out on the streets of Greenburgh, although many common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle.