Located within New York, United States, the village of Port Chester is situated in the Bridgeport - Stamford metropolitan area.
Port Chester offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This village is quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case around New England Thruway, Governor John Davis Lodge Turnpike or the railway line. Finally, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to visit, including Memorial Park and John Lyon Park, and they are very well-situated, making it easy to reach them from a large number of locations in Port Chester.
In Port Chester, around 30% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. This part of the Bridgeport - Stamford metropolitan area has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 60% of the population of this village rent their home and 40% are owners. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this village were constructed pre-1960, when a large proportion of the housing growth took place.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are ordinarily accessible within a short walk from most houses for sale in this village. Additionally, Port Chester is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat, and a small number of cafes is available as well. It is also easy to access a number of clothing stores on foot. Concerning education, it is a reasonably short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from any location in Port Chester. Residents have the choice between public and private elementary schools.
Port Chester affords home buyers the choice between a diversity of means of transportation. Most homes for sale in this village are located in places that are quite conducive to traveling on foot; many daily needs can be carried out by walking, and numerous businesses are close by. House buyers can depend on public transit to move around in this part of the Bridgeport - Stamford metropolitan area. House owners benefit from the Port Chester Station on the New Canaan Branch and New Haven Station. Residents have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are typically close by. A car is also a good medium of transportation in this village. Parking is generally easy, and many properties for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Cross Westchester Expressway.