Ithaca is a town located in New York, United States.
Ithaca is reasonably good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially close to the railway line.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing about one third of the dwellings in Ithaca, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. About half of properties in this town were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This town also has a good selection of housing sizes - homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the units in the town are occupied by renters whereas the remainder are occupied by owners.
A fraction of home buyers in Ithaca may be able to do their groceries on foot in one of approximately 20 stores, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. There are also a few options for those who cherish close by restaurants and cafes. With regards to education, it can be challenging to walk to high schools and primary schools from properties for sale in Ithaca. Locals benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
The car is very often the best means of transportation in Ithaca. Coming across a place to park is easy. However, many of the houses for sale in this town are located in areas that are not very well-suited for traveling on foot as running common errands is inconvenient by walking.