St Andrews Hills real estate guide & listings for sale
St Andrews Hills is a great neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed environment. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to unwind in and they are very well-located, which makes it easy to reach them. This area is also wonderful for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as the streets tend to be very calm.
Driving is often the best way to get around in this area. Parking is quite easy. However, commuting by transit can be challenging in this part of Cambridge by reason of the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and it is very easy to find a nearby bus stop from most properties. St Andrews Hills is not very bicycling-friendly because the bicycling infrastructure is not very well-developed, and riding a bike is made arduous by the typically hilly area. It is also inconvenient for pedestrians to move around in this neighbourhood because running common errands is impractical by walking.
Around 45% of homes in St Andrews Hills were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. The large proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. Homeowners occupy around three quarters of the dwellings in St Andrews Hills while renters occupy the remainder. This part of Cambridge is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
A fraction of house buyers in this part of Cambridge may be able to access the closest supermarket on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. There are also a limited number of options for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity. Regarding education, parents and their kids will find that no matter where their house is located in St Andrews Hills, primary schools are close by. In contrast, this neighbourhood does not contain any high schools.