The neighborhood of Folwell is situated within the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Folwell offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This neighborhood is reasonably good for those who prefer quiet areas, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Finally, public green spaces, like Folwell Park, are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in, making it easy to access them.
Roughly 55% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the rest are owners. In this area, the majority of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. Most housing in this neighborhood was built prior to the 1960s, during its latest housing boom. This part of Minneapolis has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A grocery store is ordinarily accessible within a very short walk from most properties for sale in this part of the city. Residents of Folwell benefit from a few restaurants as well. In terms of education, it is a short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from anywhere in this part of the city.
It is convenient for pedestrians to get around in this part of the city; many common errands can be run without the use of a car. The public transit system in Folwell is rather poor. Thankfully, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. However, driving is very often the best way to get around in this part of the city. It is convenient to access a place to park, and many homes for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway.