Located within New York, United States, the municipality of Syosset is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Syosset is quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case close to the railway line or Long Island Expressway.
In Syosset, the vast majority of buildings are single detached homes, while townhouses are the main alternative in the housing stock. Most homes in this municipality were built prior to the 1960s, during its biggest housing boom. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is particularly good for those looking for three bedroom homes. Roughly 95% of the dwellings in the municipality are occupied by home owners and 5% are rented.
It is a reasonably short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in Syosset. Locals benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. With respect to food, it is convenient to reach the nearest supermarket on foot in Syosset in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area. There are also a limited number of options for those who care about restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
The preferred transportation option in Syosset is very often driving. The majority of properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as Long Island Expressway, and accessing a parking spot is quite easy. In contrast, residents using public transit may have limited choices in this municipality as a result of the low service level. Nonetheless, home owners benefit from the Syosset Station on the Port Jefferson Branch. No bus routes pass through the municipality. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area, although meeting daily needs is convenient.