Holtsville is a municipality situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area, which is part of New York, United States.
Holtsville is quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case near Long Island Expressway or the railway line.
The median year of construction for buildings in Holtsville is 1981. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing most of the dwellings in this municipality, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings. Around 85% of the population of this municipality own their home and 15% are renters. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Residents will welcome the proximity to primary schools, which are within walking distance from most homes for sale in Holtsville. In contrast, high schools are not very plentiful and consequently may require an extended walk to get to. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. With regards to food, a portion of home buyers in Holtsville may have the option to buy their groceries on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. Residents benefit from about 10 restaurants and cafes.
The car is usually the preferred way to move around in Holtsville. It is especially convenient to park, and nearby highways, such as Long Island Expressway, are easy to access from any home in this municipality. In contrast, Holtsville is not very transit friendly. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is not very well-suited for traveling on foot because meeting daily needs is at times difficult by walking.