The neighborhood of Marcy Holmes is part of the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Marcy Holmes, as well as some areas with a vibrant atmosphere. There are a few parks close by for residents to discover, such as Mississippi National River and Recreation Area and Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, which makes them very easy to reach. Noise can sometimes be an issue in this part of Minneapolis, since traffic during rush hour can occasionally be loud, although there are still several quieter sections.
Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing roughly two thirds of buildings in Marcy Holmes, and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city also has a very good selection of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 90% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the remainder are owners. The median year of construction for houses in this part of the city is 1967.
In this part of the city, property owners will typically be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. In terms of food, it is straightforward to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from any location in this part of the city. In addition, those who enjoy eating in restaurants or cafes will have a fair number of options in Marcy Holmes, for instance on 14th Avenue. A good variety of clothing stores can also be found within a reasonably short walking distance.
No matter the mode of transportation, it is convenient to get around in Marcy Holmes. A majority of the houses for sale in this part of Minneapolis are located in places that are quite suitable for traveling on foot; all common errands can be run without the use of a car, and there are also a good number of businesses in proximity. The public transit system in this part of the city is reasonably convenient due to approximately 10 nearby bus lines. A car is also a very good medium of transportation in this neighborhood. It is a very short drive to the closest highway, such as Interstate 35, from any location in Marcy Holmes, and finding a place to park is quite easy.