The neighborhood of Lykins is located within the city of Kansas City, Missouri.
Lykins offers a relaxed ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of Kansas City is quiet, as the streets are usually reasonably calm - however noise can be problematic close to Interstate 70. Finally, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to check out and they are very well-distributed, making it easy to get to them.
In Lykins, around 60% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are the main housing types in the rest of the housing stock. This neighborhood also has a good choice of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy about 55% of the units in Lykins and 45% are occupied by owners. Most of the housing growth in this area took place prior to the 1960s.
It is usually an option for property owners in Lykins to buy groceries by walking. A small selection of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well. When it comes to education, in this area, property buyers will generally be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking.
Lykins will attract physically active home buyers because it is reasonably conducive to walking; many common errands can be run without the use of a car. The public transit network in Lykins is fairly poor. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most properties. However, the best way to get around in Lykins is very often driving. It is a reasonably short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Interstate 70, from any home in this area, and it is very easy to park.