When it comes to the best places to live in New York City, the search is always on for the next best thing. Greenwich Village is an area that has long been known as an amazing place to live and the area in the western part of Greenwich Village is known as the West Village. Typically, the area from Houston to 14th and from 6th to the Hudson River is the area of the West Village. In the past few years, there have been many new West Village apartments for sale and they have been scooped up quite quickly. The West Village apartments for sale tend to all encompass the relaxed, European like feel that residents in the area absolutely love.
Describing the West Village
In general, you will find both rentals and apartments available for purchase. If you are able to afford it, it is always best to buy. This is certainly an area of the city where your investment will go far. As it is part of Greenwich Village, you should expect a high degree of art and culture in this area and during the day, you will pass by galleries, book shops, craft pubs and restaurants and of course boutiques and coffee houses. When you want a bit of outdoor fun in the sun, Hudson River Park is close by. At night, the streets come alive and you will find a variety of entertainment options including comedy clubs, bars, cafes and jazz clubs.
There are many types of resident buildings available from walkups with a long history to new buildings that are being built with the latest amenities.
If you are concerned about transportation, you will find easy access to the main NYC subway system at 4th and 7th avenues. You will also find that there is very easy access to the PATH that will take you into New Jersey and the Holland Tunnel is easily accessible.
If you are thinking about moving and want to live in a trendy, up and coming area, the West Village will be an amazing choice. You can certainly find rentals in the area, but again, if you are looking to make your money work for you, buying an apartment in the area can be affordable as well, when compared to other areas of New York City.