The neighborhood of Greater Fifth Ward is part of the city of Houston, Texas.
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Greater Fifth Ward. This part of Houston is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets tend to be quite tranquil - although there are still several noisier areas, especially around Eastex Freeway, Highway 59 or the railway line. Finally, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to enjoy, such as Finnigan Park and Marron Park, and they are very well-distributed, making them easy to reach.
Greater Fifth Ward experienced its most significant housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this era. The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. Around 60% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas owners occupy the remainder. This part of the city has quite a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Residents will find that wherever their house is situated in this neighborhood, both primary and secondary schools are close by. In terms of food, the closest grocery store in Greater Fifth Ward is typically only a very short walk away. There are also a limited number of options for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
Most houses for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are reasonably suitable for traveling on foot; meeting daily needs is easy by walking. Getting around by public transit is occasionally challenging in Greater Fifth Ward. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is linked by about 10 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally just around the corner. However, driving is usually the favored method to move around in this part of the city. It is very easy to find a place to park, and the majority of real estate listings are a very short car ride from the closest highway, such as Freeway.