Southview real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Southview. Access to public green spaces from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood, like Churchill Park, is easy, since numerous properties for sale have one within walking distance and there are a few parks nearby for residents to explore. This part of the city is also very good for those who need quiet surroundings, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic.
This part of the city is very car friendly. Coming across a place to park is quite easy. On the other hand, public transit users may have limited options in Southview as a result of the low service level. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. Travelling on foot is not very feasible for property owners in Southview because many daily needs are challenging to meet by walking. This area is also not very cycling-friendly as this part of Cambridge is home to a rather limited cycling infrastructure, and cyclists are faced with a considerable amount of hills.
Around 80% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the remainder are rented. The housing stock of this neighbourhood is composed primarily of single detached homes and townhouses. The buildings in this part of Cambridge are relatively new, because about 30% of its dwellings were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. This neighbourhood also has quite a good selection of unit sizes - this area is particularly good for those looking for three bedroom homes.
Buying one's groceries generally necessitates the use of a car in Southview. There are a few options for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity. Concerning education, it is a reasonably short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in Southview. Residents have the choice between public and private elementary schools. On the other hand, daycares are not especially numerous and therefore tend to require an extended walk to get to.