Located within New York, United States, the municipality of Manhasset is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Most areas in Manhasset are reasonably quiet, as the streets are quite tranquil - however noise can be an issue close to the railway line.
In Manhasset, the vast majority of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings. Most homes in this municipality were built before the 1960s, during its latest housing boom. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Home owners occupy around 90% of the properties in Manhasset whereas the rest are rented.
Residents will welcome the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of houses for sale in Manhasset. Locals benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. With regards to food, the nearest grocery store in Manhasset is typically only a rather short walk away. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes within walking distance.
Manhasset will appeal to home buyers that use various modes of transportation. The good public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle due to Manhasset Station on the Port Washington Branch, and a few nearby bus lines. Commuting by car is also very easy in Manhasset. It is especially convenient to park. Active home buyers will appreciate the pedestrian-friendly nature of this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area; many day-to-day needs can be carried out by walking.