The neighborhood of Kenmore is part of the city of Boston, Massachusetts.
Kenmore offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. There are numerous bustling parts in this neighborhood for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Even though there is a limited selection of entertainment venues, there are crowds of people around most of the time, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the area. Commonwealth Avenue is among the most lively streets in this neighborhood. The majority of locations within the neighborhood have fairly good access to parks, such as Charles River Reservation and Commonwealth Ave Mall, since there are about 40 of them nearby for residents to explore.
Kenmore experienced its most significant housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this era. In this neighborhood, the vast majority of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the rest of the houses are mainly small apartment buildings. Roughly 90% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and 10% are occupied by owners. This part of Boston is primarily composed of lofts and one bedroom homes.
It is usually an option for home buyers in this area to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. Moreover, those who are fond of eating out won't have to go far in Kenmore, where over 50 restaurants and about 20 cafes can be found, for instance on Brookline Avenue. It is also a very short walk to an excellent choice of clothing stores. Concerning education, in this neighborhood, home owners will typically be able to reach primary as well as high schools on foot. Property buyers are served by public and private secondary schools.
No matter the mode of transportation, it is very convenient to move around in this part of Boston. Active home buyers will enjoy the very pedestrian-friendly character of Kenmore; all daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and plenty of businesses are very nearby. The public transit service in this area is great owing to Yawkey Station on the Framingham/Worcester Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines. Driving is also a good medium of transportation in Kenmore. Nearby highways, such as Massachusetts Turnpike, are especially easy to access from any location in Kenmore.