Located within Massachusetts, United States, the city of Chelsea is located in the Boston metropolitan area.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Chelsea. More specifically, it is very easy to get to parks from most locations in the city since there are around 20 of them nearby for residents to relax in. However, the majority of streets have below average tree coverage. Lastly, much of Chelsea is quite quiet, however noise can be an issue close to the railway line.
In Chelsea, about one third of buildings are small apartment buildings, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings and duplexes. This part of the Boston metropolitan area is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Around three quarters of the population of this city rent their home while the rest are owners. A majority of the housing growth in this city took place pre-1960.
It is very convenient to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most homes for sale in Chelsea. Moreover, Chelsea is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. A decent variety of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance. Regarding education, primary as well as high schools are very easy to reach on foot from any location in Chelsea. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
Chelsea will draw property owners that use various modes of transportation. Most houses for sale in this part of the Boston metropolitan area are located in places that are especially suitable for walking; running common errands is very easy on foot, and a variety of businesses are close by. Chelsea is quite transit friendly owing to Chelsea Station with access to the Newburyport/Rockport Line, and a few nearby bus lines. Commuting by car is also convenient in this city. Nearby highways are very easy to drive to from any home in Chelsea.