Pelham is a village located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area, which is part of New York, United States.
Pelham offers a relaxed ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This village is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case close to one of the railway lines or New England Thruway. Finally, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, like Pelham Bay Park and Glen Island Park, and they are especially well-spread out, making them easy to access.
In Pelham, about two thirds of the dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings. This village is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Around 85% of the population of this village own their home while renters make up the remainder. This village experienced its biggest housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing stock is from this time period.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in Pelham. Residents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. In terms of food, both general and specialty grocery stores are usually accessible within a reasonably short walk from most properties for sale in this village. In addition, a restaurant is typically just around the corner, and house buyers benefit from a few cafes as well.
Pelham provides property owners with several alternative modes of transportation. It is convenient for people traveling on foot to navigate Pelham; many common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. In contrast, Pelham is not very bike-friendly because there is a significant amount of hills, and this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area has a sometimes poor cycling infrastructure. This village features a reasonably good public transit system. In particular, commuters can count on the Pelham Station with access to the New Canaan Branch and New Haven Station. There are a few bus lines passing through the village, and bus stops are typically nearby. Driving is very often the preferred transportation option in Pelham. The majority of houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, and coming across a parking spot is generally easy.