The neighborhood of East Memphis-Colonial-Yorkshire is part of the city of Memphis, Tennessee.
East Memphis-Colonial-Yorkshire is a fairly good neighborhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm ambience. There are approximately 20 public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, such as Frank Tobey Park and Chickasaw Garden Park, and they are very well-situated, which makes them easy to access. This part of Memphis is also reasonably good for those who enjoy quiet areas, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however noise can be problematic around Interstate 240, Saint Andrews Freeway or one of the railway lines.
Home owners occupy roughly 55% of the units in East Memphis-Colonial-Yorkshire while the remainder are rented. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about three quarters of buildings in this part of the city, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Memphis took place prior to the 1960s. This neighborhood has quite a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Locals will value that wherever their property is situated in East Memphis-Colonial-Yorkshire, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With respect to food, it is convenient to reach the nearest grocery store on foot in this part of the city in East Memphis-Colonial-Yorkshire. A small number of restaurants and cafes are available as well.
A car is an excellent transportation option in East Memphis-Colonial-Yorkshire. It is especially convenient to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as Interstate 40. In contrast, there are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of this area, although many daily needs can be met without having to resort to a vehicle.