The neighborhood of North Dorchester is located within the city of Boston, Massachusetts.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in North Dorchester. Finding things to do in this part of the city is easy. Even though the nightlife is limited, there are lots of people around most of the time. It is very easy to reach public green spaces from most locations within the neighborhood since there are about 30 of them close by for residents to visit.
In North Dorchester, roughly half of the dwellings are small apartment buildings, and large apartment buildings and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while the rest are occupied by owners. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood happened pre-1960.
In North Dorchester, residents will usually be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. When it comes to food, it is very easy to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from most houses for sale in North Dorchester. Additionally, there are a fair number of opportunities within walking distance for those who cherish restaurants and cafes. Home buyers benefit from a good number of nearby clothing stores.
No matter the means of transportation, it is reasonably easy to move around in North Dorchester. North Dorchester is an extremely pleasant part of Boston for pedestrians; most daily needs can be met without the use of a vehicle, and various businesses are nearby. Thanks to 2 rapid transit stations (JFK/UMass Station and Savin Hill Station) with access to the Red Line, and a few nearby bus lines, this area has a fairly good public transit system. North Dorchester is also car friendly. The majority of houses for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 93.