The village of Southampton, New York is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Southampton is very good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
Home owners occupy roughly 70% of the properties in the village whereas the rest are rented. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the vast majority of buildings in this village, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. Around 40% of properties in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This village also has quite a good selection of unit sizes - houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Locals may consider it challenging to reach high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. As far as food is concerned, house buyers in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area usually need a vehicle to reach one of around 10 supermarkets. A limited number of restaurants and cafes can be found as well.
Driving is an excellent medium of transportation in this village. It is especially convenient to come across a parking spot. On the other hand, it is challenging for pedestrians to move around in Southampton because running common errands is inconvenient on foot.