Lincoln Oaks real estate guide & listings for sale
Lincoln Oaks is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. This part of Cambridge is quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, it is easy to access public green spaces from most locations within the neighbourhood, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover and numerous houses for sale have a park a short walk away.
Cars are a fairly good medium of transportation in this part of Cambridge. It is very easy to access a place to park. On the other hand, getting around by transit can be difficult in this area as a result of the low service level. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. Lincoln Oaks is not very conducive to cycling because cyclists encounter a significant amount of slopes, and there are a limited number of bike lanes. It is also sometimes challenging for pedestrians to get around in this neighbourhood because most daily needs are at times difficult to carry out without having to use a car.
In Lincoln Oaks, about 55% of dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This neighbourhood experienced its most significant building boom before the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this era. This area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while renters make up the remainder.
It is generally feasible for property owners in this neighbourhood to do their grocery shopping by walking. A limited variety of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well. In terms of education, primary schools are very easy to get to on foot from most homes for sale in this neighbourhood. In contrast, there are no high schools in this area.