The neighborhood of Holmes Park is part of the city of Kansas City, Missouri.
Holmes Park is a fairly good neighborhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, making it easy to access them. This part of Kansas City is also quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
The main housing types in Holmes Park are single detached homes and townhouses. This part of Kansas City experienced its latest housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing stock is from this era. This area has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 80% of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the remainder are renters.
House buyers in this part of the city will welcome that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who cherish restaurants within walking distance. With regards to education, residents will welcome that no matter where their property is situated in this part of the city, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
Physically active house buyers will enjoy the reasonably pedestrian-friendly nature of this neighborhood; running daily errands is convenient on foot. The public transit service in Holmes Park is not very frequent. Thankfully, residents are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. On the other hand, this area is very car friendly. It is a rather short drive to the closest highway from anywhere in Holmes Park, and it is very easy to find a parking spot.