City Core real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy City Core. This part of Cambridge is fairly good for those who like quiet areas, as the streets tend to be peaceful. Lastly, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to visit, such as Dickson Park, and they are very well-distributed, making them easy to get to.
Walking is reasonably practical for home buyers in City Core; running daily errands is convenient. In contrast, getting around by bicycle is difficult in City Core because there is a considerable amount of elevation changes. Nonetheless, there are a fair number of bike lanes. City Core is car friendly. It is easy to come across a parking spot. In contrast, residents using public transit may have limited options in City Core due to the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is connected by approximately 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually very close.
In City Core, roughly 40% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, while large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. The buildings in this neighbourhood are quite old, since about 45% of its buildings were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. About two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home while owners make up the remainder.
It is very easy to access the closest grocery store on foot in City Core. Moreover, there is often a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. It is also convenient to access a selection of clothing stores on foot. With respect to education, it is a rather short walk to access daycares and schools from most houses for sale in City Core.