Southview real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Southview. This part of the city is very good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, it is easy to get to green spaces from most locations in the neighbourhood, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore, such as Churchill Park.
Southview is very car friendly. It is very easy to find a parking spot. However, Southview is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and it is very convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most properties. Southview is not very bike-friendly since cyclists encounter a significant amount of hills, and the bicycling network is rather limited. It is also impractical for pedestrians to get around in this part of the city as running daily errands is challenging.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about two thirds of dwellings in Southview, but small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. About 30% of properties in this part of the city were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s. This area also has a variety of housing size options; this part of Cambridge is notable for those looking for three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 80% of the units in Southview and the rest are rented.
Both primary and secondary schools are easy to get to on foot from anywhere in Southview. In contrast, daycares are not especially plentiful and accordingly not always within walking distance. Concerning food, house buyers in Southview usually need a car to travel to the nearest grocery store. A limited variety of restaurants and cafes is available.