Located in New York, United States, the municipality of Hewlett is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Hewlett is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially close to the railway line.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of buildings in Hewlett, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area experienced its latest housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This municipality has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 90% of the population of this municipality own their home while renters make up the remainder.
Property owners in Hewlett will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away. Moreover, there is often a restaurant or cafe in close proximity, for example along Broadway. It is also easy to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot. Regarding education, in this municipality, house buyers will generally be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking.
Hewlett will attract property owners that value a variety of means of transportation. Hewlett is quite well-suited for walking; many common errands can be run on foot, and there are also a fair number of businesses nearby. Getting around by public transit is convenient in Hewlett. In particular, house owners can rely on the Hewlett Station with access to the Far Rockaway Branch. The municipality is served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. A car is also a fairly good transportation option in Hewlett. It is easy to find a place to park.