The neighborhood of West Village is located within the city of New York, New York.
West Village is a great neighborhood for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding energetic places in this part of New York is very easy. There are a very large number of people around most of the time, an extensive selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, and with its about 40 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. There is a good amount of greenery in this part of the city as there are numerous tree-lined streets. Most locations within the neighborhood have reasonably good access to public green spaces, such as Hudson River Park, since there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to relax in.
Most homes in West Village were built pre-1960, during its latest housing boom. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this part of the city is an important part of its character. About two thirds of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while owners occupy the remainder. This area is primarily composed of lofts and one bedroom homes.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are ordinarily accessible within a very short walk from most properties for sale in West Village. Over 50 grocery stores are located close by, and the best variety can be found on streets such as Hudson Street. Additionally, there are over 200 restaurants and approximately 30 cafes to benefit from in West Village. It is also especially easy to access a number of clothing stores on foot, for example on Christopher Street. Concerning education, in this neighborhood, property buyers will almost always be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
House buyers in West Village are served with various choices to travel without the need for a car. Traveling on foot is especially practical for property owners in West Village; all daily needs can be carried out by walking, and numerous businesses are especially close by. West Village is also an extremely pleasant part of New York for cyclists. In particular, the cycling network is very extensive, and there is always a bike-share station close by. The public transit system in West Village is very accessible as a consequence of 2 rapid transit stations (Christopher Street Station and 8 Av Station) on the Newark - World Trade Center Line and L | 14 St-Canarsie Local Line, and a few nearby bus lines. However, this part of the city is not very car friendly. Nonetheless, most properties for sale are a short car ride from the nearest highway.