The neighborhood of Monsey is located in the city of Ramapo, New York, which is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
People who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Monsey. Most locations in the neighborhood have good access to green spaces, such as Pete Erickson County Park and Viola Park, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out and getting to the closest park from most properties for sale is sometimes hard. This part of Ramapo is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however some areas can be quite loud, especially around Interstate 87, Interstate 287 or the railway line.
Roughly 70% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the remainder are owners. In this part of Ramapo, roughly one third of the dwellings are small apartment buildings, and duplexes and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. The average year of construction for properties in this neighborhood is 1986. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
A grocery store is generally reachable within a reasonably short walk from any location in Monsey. There are also a few options for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. As far as education is concerned, locals will value the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most, if not all, properties for sale in Monsey. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.
It is convenient for pedestrians to navigate Monsey; running daily errands is easy on foot. The public transit system in this neighborhood is quite poor. On the other hand, driving is very often the best method to navigate Monsey. The majority of homes for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, and it is easy to park.