Hillcrest is a neighborhood in Jacksonville, Florida.
Hillcrest offers a relaxed ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. Most areas in this part of Jacksonville are reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Finally, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to check out, including Criswell Park, and they are especially well-located, which makes it easy to reach them.
About 60% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the remainder are owners. Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing about 60% of the dwellings in this part of the city, and large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. The median year of construction for dwellings in this area is 1967. This neighborhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
A supermarket is generally reachable within a short walk from anywhere in this part of Jacksonville. Likewise, Hillcrest is a good place in which to go out to eat, and a small number of coffee shops is available as well. With regards to education, both primary and secondary schools are easy to walk to from most homes for sale in this neighborhood. Locals have the choice between public and private elementary schools.
Physically active property owners will appreciate the reasonably pedestrian-friendly character of Hillcrest; running daily errands is convenient. Driving is usually the best method to get around in this part of Jacksonville. It is very convenient to park, and many properties for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway. On the other hand, the public transit system in this part of the city is not very practical. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and bus stops are not very far from most homes.