Marycrest is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois.
Marycrest offers a calm ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the city is quiet overall, as the streets are reasonably peaceful - however noise can be bothersome around the railway line. Lastly, although this area does not contain any public green spaces, parks are especially well-located in nearby neighborhoods, making it easy to get to them from the majority of locations within Marycrest.
The predominant housing types in Marycrest are single detached homes and townhouses. This neighborhood also has a choice of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 95% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners whereas renters occupy the remainder. This part of Chicago experienced its main housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this time period.
It is usually possible for property owners in Marycrest to buy their groceries by walking. In addition, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and residents benefit from a few cafes as well. It is also convenient to get to a number of clothing stores on foot. As far as education is concerned, residents will find that no matter where their property is located in Marycrest, both primary and secondary schools are nearby.
Active house buyers will appreciate the quite pedestrian-friendly character of Marycrest; many daily errands can be run on foot. The car is often the favored way to move around in this neighborhood. It is straightforward to find a parking spot. However, Marycrest is not especially transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop.