Santa Fe is a neighborhood in Kansas City, Missouri.
People who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Santa Fe. It is easy to access parks since there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in. This area is also reasonably quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
Most housing in Santa Fe was built before the 1960s, during its main housing boom. The predominant housing types in this neighborhood are single detached homes and townhouses. Home owners occupy about two thirds of the units in Santa Fe whereas the rest are rented. This neighborhood has quite a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to get to on foot from anywhere in this neighborhood. Regarding food, the nearest grocery store in this neighborhood is usually only a rather short walk away. A small number of restaurants can be found in Santa Fe as well.
It is easy for people traveling on foot to get around in this part of Kansas City; many daily needs can be carried out by walking. Santa Fe is not particularly transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally very close. In contrast, getting around by car is very convenient in Santa Fe. It is convenient to park, and it is a short drive to the closest highway from anywhere in this part of Kansas City.