The neighborhood of Marlborough East is located within the city of Kansas City, Missouri.
Marlborough East offers a calm ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the city is good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case closer to the railway line. Lastly, it is easy to access green spaces in the neighborhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit, such as Fairyland Park and Blue River Parkway.
In Marlborough East, about 70% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This area offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Renters occupy roughly three quarters of the properties in Marlborough East whereas owners occupy the remainder. Most housing in this area was constructed prior to the 1960s, during its biggest housing boom.
Home buyers in Marlborough East usually have to use a car to reach the nearest supermarket. A limited variety of restaurants can be found in this part of Kansas City. As far as education is concerned, it is a rather short walk to reach primary as well as high schools from anywhere in this neighborhood. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
Driving is very often the preferred approach to navigate this neighborhood. The majority of real estate listings are a short car ride from the closest highway, and it is very easy to come across a parking spot. In contrast, Marlborough East is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and bus stops are typically a short walk away. Traveling on foot is not very practical for residents in this part of Kansas City since very few common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle.