City Core real estate guide & listings for sale
City Core offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Cambridge is reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, it is easy to access green spaces from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover.
City Core will appeal to physically active people since it is reasonably convenient for walking; many common errands can be run on foot. Although the bicycling infrastructure is good, this neighbourhood is not very conducive to biking as cyclists encounter a significant amount of slopes. Travelling by public transit is sometimes challenging in this part of the city. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is linked by about 10 bus lines, and it is especially convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most homes. However, City Core is quite car friendly. It is convenient to park.
Small apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing about 40% of dwellings in City Core, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This part of the city is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Roughly two thirds of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters while owners occupy the remainder. This part of Cambridge did not experience a single construction boom; the construction of new dwellings in City Core was spread throughout several decades in recent history.
Home buyers in this area will value that a grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Furthermore, there is often a restaurant or cafe in close proximity, for instance along Ainslie Street. A decent variety of clothing stores can also be found within a reasonably short walking distance. Regarding education, in this part of the city, parents and their children will typically be able to access daycares and schools by walking.