Southwood real estate guide & listings for sale
Southwood is very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Reaching green spaces is sometimes hard within the neighbourhood since they aren't well-spread out. Despite that, there are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in.
Moving around by car is convenient in this neighbourhood. It is straightforward to come across a place to park. In contrast, residents using public transit may experience few options in Southwood by reason of the low service level. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. Travelling on foot is not very practical for home buyers in this neighbourhood as very few daily errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle. It is also challenging to move around by bicycle in Southwood because the cycling infrastructure is not especially comprehensive, and there are quite a few hills.
In Southwood, many buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of Cambridge experienced its biggest construction boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This part of Cambridge offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 55% of the properties in the neighbourhood while the rest are rented.
In Southwood, families will typically be able to get to both primary and secondary schools on foot. In contrast, it can be difficult to access daycares as a pedestrian. As far as eating is concerned, it is frequently practical for house buyers in this part of the city to do groceries by walking. Residents are served by a few restaurants and cafes as well.