The neighborhood of Suffern is situated in the city of Ramapo, New York, which is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Suffern offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. The noise levels in this area are quite low, as the streets are tranquil - although that is not the case close to one of the railway lines, Interstate 287 or Interstate 87. Finally, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to discover, such as Harriman State Park and Airmont Town Park, which makes it easy to get to them from the majority of locations in the neighborhood.
Around 70% of the population of this neighborhood own their home and 30% are renters. In this part of Ramapo, roughly one third of the dwellings are small apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. Most housing in this neighborhood was built in the 1960s and 1970s, during its biggest housing boom. This area has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is frequently an option for home buyers in Suffern to buy groceries by walking. There are also a few choices for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes. When it comes to education, in Suffern, home buyers will typically be able to reach primary as well as high schools on foot. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.
Driving is very often the best means of transportation in Suffern. It is very easy to park, and many homes for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway. On the other hand, Suffern is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, house owners are served by the Suffern Station with access to the Main-Bergen County Line and Port Jervis Line. There are no bus routes passing through the neighborhood. Traveling by foot in Suffern is not very common, even though many daily needs can be met by walking.