Mont Pleasant is a neighborhood within Schenectady, New York.
The character of Mont Pleasant is exemplified by its calm ambience. This area is fairly good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case near the railway line or Interstate 890. Lastly, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to relax in, such as Pleasant Valley Park, and they are very well-distributed, resulting in them being easy to reach from many locations in this part of Schenectady.
The majority of the housing stock of Mont Pleasant consists of single detached homes and duplexes, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. Most of the housing growth in this part of Schenectady occurred pre-1960. This neighborhood has a selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between renters and home owners is about even.
Primary as well as high schools are straightforward to reach on foot from any location in this neighborhood. Home owners have the choice between public and private high schools. With respect to food, it is usually an option for house buyers in Mont Pleasant to do their grocery shopping by walking. Moreover, this area is a good place in which to go out to eat, and residents benefit from a few cafes as well.
A majority of the homes for sale in this neighborhood are located in places that are convenient for traveling on foot; many daily needs are easy to carry out by walking. Driving is a very good means of transportation in this area. It is easy to find a place to park, and it is a short drive to the closest highway, such as Interstate 890, from any home in Mont Pleasant. On the other hand, commuting by transit can be difficult in this area due to the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and most residences are very close to a bus stop.