Rotterdam is a town situated in the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area, which is part of New York, United States.
Rotterdam is reasonably good for those who enjoy quiet areas, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines, Interstate 90 or New York State Thruway. Green spaces are distributed sporadically, making it rather difficult to reach them. Still, there are a few parks close by for residents to explore.
The properties in this town are quite old, since the majority of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s. The predominant housing types in this part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area are single detached homes and townhouses. About 80% of the population of this town own their home and 20% are renters. This town is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It can be challenging to walk to high schools and primary schools from properties for sale in Rotterdam. Regarding eating, accessing the closest grocery store on foot is possible for some, but not all, home buyers in this town. There are also a few choices for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes within walking distance.
Rotterdam is an extremely good part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area for traveling by car. It is very convenient to find a parking spot, and many houses for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as Interstate 88. On the other hand, public transit users may have very few choices in this part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area as a result of the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines. Walking is not very practical for house buyers in Rotterdam since very few common errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle.