Bancroft is a neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Bancroft offers a calm environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. Most areas in this part of Minneapolis are quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, although this neighborhood is not home to any green spaces, parks are especially well-situated in nearby neighborhoods, making it easy to access them.
Most housing in Bancroft was constructed prior to the 1960s, during its most significant housing boom. In this area, the majority of buildings are single detached homes, while duplexes are the main alternative in the housing stock. About three quarters of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the remainder are renters. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Residents will value that no matter where their home is situated in this neighborhood, primary as well as high schools are nearby. When it comes to food, a supermarket is typically reachable within a very short walk from any location in this area. Additionally, Bancroft is a good place in which to go out to eat.
Active people will enjoy the quite pedestrian-friendly nature of this part of the city; many daily errands can be run on foot. Moving around by car is easy in Bancroft. The majority of properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, and it is convenient to access a place to park. In contrast, this neighborhood is not particularly transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighborhood is served by a few bus lines, and it is very convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most houses.