Located within Massachusetts, United States, the town of Granby is located in the Springfield MA metropolitan area.
Granby is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
The housing stock of Granby is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. The buildings in this town are quite old, since about 45% of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the Springfield MA metropolitan area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 85% of the properties in the town are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented.
There are only a very small number of high schools and primary schools in this town and accordingly they can be a very long walk away. At the secondary level, both public and private schools can be found. In terms of food, home buyers in Granby generally have to turn to a vehicle to do grocery shopping.
Driving is a great means of transportation in this part of the Springfield MA metropolitan area. It is especially convenient to come across a parking spot. On the other hand, traveling by transit can be very difficult in this town due to the low service level. Thankfully, home owners have access to a few bus lines. Most houses for sale in this town are located in places that are not very conducive to walking since almost no common errands can be run on foot.