Southwood real estate guide & listings for sale
Southwood is very quiet, as the streets tend to be very calm. Parks are sometimes challenging to get to since they aren't well-distributed. Despite that, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to discover.
Southwood is a fairly good part of Cambridge for moving around by car. It is straightforward to park. However, the public transit system in Southwood is rather poor. Nonetheless, property owners benefit from a few bus lines, and it is very easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most houses. It is difficult for pedestrians to get around in this area as very few daily errands can be run on foot. The bicycle is a fairly poor method of transportation in Southwood because bike riders are faced with a significant amount of slopes, and the cycling infrastructure is not particularly well-developed.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around half of dwellings in Southwood, while small apartment buildings and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This part of Cambridge offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 55% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 45% are rented. Most homes in this area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, during its main construction boom.
It is easy to get to the closest supermarket by walking from any home in Southwood. Residents are served by a few restaurants and coffee shops as well. With regards to education, families will value the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of houses for sale in Southwood. In contrast, it can be challenging to access daycares as a pedestrian.