The village of Greenwood Lake, New York is located in the Poughkeepsie - Newburgh metropolitan area.
Greenwood Lake offers a relaxed ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. It is easy to access parks from a large number of locations in the village, since reaching one is sometimes hard from most properties for sale. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to check out, including Abram S Hewitt State Forest and Sterling Forest State Park. This village is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor.
The housing stock of Greenwood Lake is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. Most of the housing growth in this part of the Poughkeepsie - Newburgh metropolitan area took place pre-1960. This village offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 80% of the properties in the village are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented.
There are only a few primary schools in this part of the Poughkeepsie - Newburgh metropolitan area and accordingly they can be a rather long walk away. Moreover, Greenwood Lake does not contain any high schools. Regarding eating, some house buyers in this village may be able to reach the nearest supermarket on foot, while others will have to use another means of transportation. A limited number of restaurants and cafes can be found as well.
Commuting by car is especially convenient in Greenwood Lake. It is very easy to access a parking spot. In contrast, traveling on foot is not very practical for property owners in this part of the Poughkeepsie - Newburgh metropolitan area as many daily needs are challenging to carry out by walking.