Part of the St. Louis metropolitan area, Boulevard Heights is a neighborhood in Saint Louis, Missouri.
Boulevard Heights offers a calm ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, such as River des Peres Park and Carondelet Park, and they are very well-spread out, which makes it easy to access them from the majority of locations in this area. This part of Saint Louis is also good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case near the railway line or Interstate 55.
The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Boulevard Heights is an important part of its character. This part of the city has a selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the population of this neighborhood own their home while renters make up the remainder. The properties in this neighborhood are very old, since many of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s.
It is convenient to reach the nearest supermarket on foot in this area. A small selection of restaurants can be found in Boulevard Heights as well. Concerning education, in this neighborhood, locals will usually be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot.
Active home buyers will enjoy the reasonably pedestrian-friendly nature of this neighborhood; running daily errands is convenient on foot. Getting around by public transit is difficult in this area. Nonetheless, residents have access to a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually very close. However, moving around by car is especially convenient in Boulevard Heights. Coming across a parking spot is generally easy, and it is a short drive to the closest highway, such as Interstate 55, from any location in this part of the city.