The neighborhood of Chestnut Hill can be found in the city of Brookline, Massachusetts, which is located in the Boston metropolitan area.
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Chestnut Hill. There are about 20 public green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, like Lost Pond Reservation and Skyline Park, which makes them very easy to access from numerous locations within this area. The noise levels in this neighborhood are also quite low, as the streets are generally reasonably peaceful - however noise can be problematic near the railway line.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of the dwellings in Chestnut Hill, and the remaining dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This neighborhood experienced its latest housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This part of the city has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the rest are renters.
Residents will welcome that no matter where their house is situated in Chestnut Hill, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Besides public schools, there are private secondary schools. In terms of food, it is convenient to reach the closest grocery store by walking in this neighborhood in Chestnut Hill. Moreover, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a fair number of opportunities, and residents are served by a few cafes as well.
This part of the city will attract active house buyers since it is quite convenient for walking; many daily needs are easy to carry out on foot. Getting around by car is very convenient in Chestnut Hill. It is very easy to park. On the other hand, traveling by public transit is challenging in this part of the city. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties.