Saratoga Springs is a city located in New York, United States.
Saratoga Springs is reasonably quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially close to one of the railway lines or Adirondack Northway.
In Saratoga Springs, most of buildings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This city has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 70% of the units in the city and 30% are rented. This city did not experience a single housing boom; the construction of new dwellings in Saratoga Springs is spread throughout several decades in recent history.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in this city and accordingly they can be a long walk away. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. As far as eating is concerned, reaching one of about 30 grocery stores on foot is possible for some, but not all, property owners in Saratoga Springs. Residents are served by over 200 restaurants and coffee shops as well.
Driving is very often the best means of transportation in Saratoga Springs. It is very convenient to park. On the other hand, the public transit service in Saratoga Springs is not very frequent. Nevertheless, residents have access to a few bus lines. Most homes for sale in this city are located in places that are not very conducive to traveling on foot because very few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.