Barton-McFarland is a neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan.
Most areas in Barton-McFarland are quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially closer to the railway line. Parks aren't well-spread out, making them sometimes difficult to get to. Still, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to enjoy.
The properties in this area are very old, because many of its buildings were built before the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were built 1960. In this part of the city, around 70% of buildings are single detached homes, while duplexes are the main alternative in the housing stock. About 60% of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas the rest are renters. This neighborhood also has a good variety of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is a rather short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in this area. With respect to food, the nearest grocery store in Barton-McFarland is generally only a short walk away. There are also a limited number of options for those who care about nearby restaurants.
Most homes for sale in this neighborhood are located in areas that are convenient for walking; many common errands can be run on foot. This area is a very good part of Detroit for driving. Parking is quite easy, and most properties for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway. However, traveling by public transit is difficult in Barton-McFarland. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby.