Situated within the Boston metropolitan area, Emerson Garden is a neighborhood in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Emerson Garden has a character that caters to a fairly diverse group of people. In general, it is easy to find bustling streets in this part of Brookline. Even though the nightlife is limited, the streets are very often busy with people. Emerson Garden is reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to the railway line. There are a few parks close by for residents to check out and they are especially well-spread out, which makes them very easy to get to from most locations within the neighborhood.
Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas the rest are renters. About 40% of the dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in this neighborhood, while large apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city occurred pre-1960. This neighborhood has a choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Home buyers in Emerson Garden will appreciate that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Moreover, those who are fond of dining out won't have to walk far in this part of Brookline, where a few restaurants and 0 coffee shops are available. A good choice of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance, for example along Washington Street. With regards to education, both primary and secondary schools are very convenient to reach on foot from most properties for sale in Emerson Garden.
This area does not necessitate use of a car because several other methods of transportation are at the disposal of property owners. With one nearby bus line, the public transit network in Emerson Garden is very practical. In contrast, driving is a sometimes poor transportation option in this part of the city. Nonetheless, the majority of real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway. Many of the houses for sale in this area are located in places that are very suitable for traveling on foot; meeting daily needs is very convenient, and there are also a fair number of businesses close by.