Cambridge is a city situated in the Boston metropolitan area, which is part of Massachusetts, United States.
Cambridge is a great city for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. It is very easy to find energetic areas in this city. Even though the nightlife is quiet, there are a large number of people around most of the time. This city also features a good amount of greenery; there are over 150 green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, like Charles River Reservation and Kingsley Park, which results in them being very easy to access from most locations in this part of the Boston metropolitan area. In addition, residents will find that many tree-lined streets are prominent.
Most of the housing growth in Cambridge happened before the 1960s. Around 40% of buildings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in this part of the Boston metropolitan area, while small apartment buildings and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. Around 60% of the population of this city rent their home whereas the rest are owners. This city has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is a short walk to access primary as well as high schools from most properties for sale in this part of the Boston metropolitan area. Locals are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. With respect to eating, it is especially easy to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from anywhere in this part of the Boston metropolitan area. Likewise, with 500-odd restaurants and cafes in Cambridge, there is generally a place to get a meal or beverage just around the corner. It is also a reasonably short walk to a decent variety of clothing stores, for instance along Elm Street.
Cambridge enables home owners to get around by several alternative modes of transportation. Traveling on foot is very feasible for home buyers in this part of the Boston metropolitan area; carrying out daily needs is very convenient, and many businesses are very nearby. Cambridge is very transit friendly owing to plenty of nearby rapid transit stations with access to the Red Line, and approximately 40 nearby bus lines. Commuting by car is also convenient in this city. It is a reasonably short drive to the nearest highway, such as John F Fitzgerald Expressway, from any location in Cambridge.