Located in New York, United States, the village of Rockville Center is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Rockville Center is good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally reasonably calm - however noise can be an issue closer to the railway line.
Most of the housing growth in Rockville Center took place prior to the 1960s. Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing around 60% of the dwellings in this village, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings. Home owners occupy roughly 80% of the units in Rockville Center whereas the rest are rented. This village offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
In this village, locals will generally be able to reach primary as well as high schools by walking. Locals are served by public and private elementary schools. In terms of eating, both general and specialty grocery stores are usually accessible within a rather short walk from most homes for sale in this village. There are around 20 groceries in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area, and the best variety can be found on streets such as Merrick Road. Furthermore, this village is a good place in which to go out to eat, for example along Park Avenue, and there are also approximately 10 cafes in Rockville Centre.
This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area provides home buyers with the choice between several modes of transportation. The public transit network in Rockville Center is quite practical. In particular, there is the Rockville Center Station with access to the Port Jefferson Branch, Babylon Branch and Montauk Branch. Property owners benefit from a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually just around the corner. Traveling by car is also easy in Rockville Centre. It is easy to park. Physically active home buyers will be pleased with the walk-friendly character of this village; meeting daily needs is convenient on foot, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well.