The neighborhood of Greenlawn is located within the city of Huntington, New York, which is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Greenlawn is good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Greenlawn is an important part of its character. Roughly 45% of properties in this area were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the city offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. About 85% of the population of this neighborhood own their home and 15% are renters.
It is convenient to get to the closest supermarket by walking from any location in this part of the city. Residents are served by around 20 restaurants and cafes as well. Regarding education, in Greenlawn, locals will often be able to reach high schools on foot. In contrast, primary schools are not especially abundant and for this reason may require a rather long walk to get to.
Greenlawn is very car friendly. It is very convenient to access a place to park. On the other hand, the public transit system in this area is not very practical. Nevertheless, there is the Greenlawn Station on the Port Jefferson Branch. No bus circuits pass through the neighborhood. Walking is not especially feasible for home buyers in Greenlawn since few daily errands can be run on foot.