The neighborhood of Spring Valley is situated in the city of Ramapo, New York, which is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Spring Valley is reasonably quiet, as the streets are generally calm - however noise can be an issue close to Interstate 87, Interstate 287 or the railway line. Although this neighborhood is not known for its vibrancy, its main streets are still quite lively. Parks aren't well-situated, which makes them occasionally hard to get to from most locations in Spring Valley. Despite that, residents will be able to access parks in nearby neighborhoods.
Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing around one third of the dwellings in Spring Valley, and the remaining homes are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. This neighborhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the remainder are owners. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place in the 1960s and 1970s.
It is usually an option for property owners in Spring Valley to shop for general and specialty groceries by walking. Main Street is among the best streets for food stores. In addition, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and there are also a few coffee shops in Spring Valley. Residents can find a fair number of nearby clothing stores, for example along Myrtle Avenue. In terms of education, residents will welcome the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from vast majority homes for sale in this part of Ramapo. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
Spring Valley is suitable for traveling on foot; meeting daily needs is easy by walking. Spring Valley is very car friendly. It is easy to park, and it is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway, such as Interstate 287, from any home in this part of Ramapo. In contrast, getting around by public transit is challenging in this part of the city. Thankfully, there is the Spring Valley Station with access to the Pascack Valley Line. No bus routes pass through the neighborhood.