Hillcrest real estate guide & listings for sale
Hillcrest is wonderful for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as the streets are generally very tranquil. Access to parks is occasionally difficult within the neighbourhood since they aren't well-situated. Still, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to relax in.
The best means of transportation in Hillcrest is usually driving. It is very convenient to access a place to park, and the majority of real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the closest highway. In contrast, the public transit service in Hillcrest is not very frequent. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. Hillcrest is not very conducive to those who travel by foot as very few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. The bike is a rather poor method of transportation in this neighbourhood as there is a considerable amount of slopes, and the bicycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive.
Homeowners occupy nearly 95% of the dwellings in Hillcrest and renters occupy the remainder. The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this neighbourhood is an important part of its character. About 40% of properties in this part of Cambridge were built in the 1990s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 2000s. Although this neighbourhood is notable for those looking for three bedroom homes.
Families will value that wherever their property is situated in Hillcrest, daycares and primary schools are close by. However, there are no high schools in Hillcrest. With regards to eating, it is very rarely possible for home buyers in this neighbourhood to do their grocery shopping by walking. There are a few options for those who care about nearby restaurants.