The neighborhood of River Oaks-Kirby-Balmoral is located within the city of Memphis, Tennessee.
The character of River Oaks-Kirby-Balmoral is exemplified by its calm ambience. The noise levels in this area are low, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to Interstate 40, Pleasant Grove Freeway or one of the railway lines. Lastly, it is easy to access parks from most locations within the neighborhood and there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover.
In River Oaks-Kirby-Balmoral, around half of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. The average year of construction for houses in this part of Memphis is 1983. This neighborhood has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this neighborhood is evenly split between renters and owners.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in River Oaks-Kirby-Balmoral and consequently they can be an extended walk away. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Regarding food, accessing one of approximately 30 grocery stores on foot is an option for some, but not all, home buyers in this area. A limited number of restaurants and cafes are available as well.
A car is an excellent mode of transportation in River Oaks-Kirby-Balmoral. It is very convenient to park. However, a majority of the houses for sale in this area are located in places that are not particularly well-suited for walking because few daily errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle.