The neighborhood of Wakefield Park is located in the city of Yonkers, New York, which is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Wakefield Park offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. The noise levels in this part of Yonkers are low, as the streets are reasonably peaceful - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially around Gov Thomas E Dewey Thruway or the railway line. Finally, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to visit, like Bronx River Parkway, resulting in them being very easy to get to from a large number of locations in the neighborhood.
In Wakefield Park, about 45% of buildings are large apartment buildings, and the remaining properties are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city happened before the 1960s. This neighborhood offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes. About 60% of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas the remainder are renters.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this part of the city. In addition, thanks to 40-odd restaurants and cafes in Wakefield Park, there is generally a place to get a meal or beverage just around the corner. A reasonable variety of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance. Regarding education, primary as well as high schools are straightforward to reach on foot from most properties for sale in Wakefield Park.
Wakefield Park offers home owners the choice between different methods of transportation. The public transit network in this part of Yonkers is very practical as a consequence of a few nearby bus lines. It is also very easy for people walking to get around in Wakefield Park; running day-to-day errands is very easy on foot, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. The bicycle is a fairly poor means of transportation in Wakefield Park because the cycling network is not especially extensive, and bike riders are faced with a significant amount of slopes.