Roslindale is a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts.
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy Roslindale. There are around 40 parks nearby for residents to discover, including Arnold Arboretum and Stony Brook Reservation, which makes them very easy to get to. This neighborhood is also good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
In Roslindale, around 30% of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. Most housing in this part of Boston was constructed before the 1960s, during its biggest housing boom. This neighborhood also has a good variety of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 55% of the population of this neighborhood own their home while renters make up the remainder.
The closest grocery store in Roslindale is usually only a short walk away. Likewise, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner, for example along Hyde Park Avenue. Concerning education, in Roslindale, locals will usually be able to get to primary as well as high schools on foot. House owners are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
This area will appeal to property owners that value different modes of transportation. Roslindale is a fairly convenient part of Boston for traveling by public transit. For example, there is the Bellevue Station and Roslindale Village Station on the Needham Line. Residents benefit from approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses. Driving is also a reasonably good transportation option in this neighborhood. It is easy to park. Traveling on foot is reasonably convenient for property owners in Roslindale; many daily needs can be met by walking.