South Boston is a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts.
South Boston offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. This part of the city has numerous areas to discover. Even though there are few nearby entertainment venues, there are many people around most of the time, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the area. Mitchell Street is among the most lively streets in this neighborhood. There are over 50 green spaces close by for residents to discover, such as Joe Moakley Park and Old Harbor Reservation, and they are very well-situated, which results in them being very easy to reach from most locations within this neighborhood.
Roughly half of the dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in South Boston, and large apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city has quite a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the dwellings 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.
It is very easy to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most houses for sale in South Boston. Over 50 groceries are situated nearby, and the best variety can be found on streets like Northern Avenue. In addition, with 250-odd restaurants and cafes in South Boston, there is usually a place to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner. House buyers can find a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance, for instance along Broadway. With regards to education, in South Boston, residents will generally be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
No matter the mode of transportation, it is very simple to travel in this part of the city. South Boston has an excellent public transit system. More precisely, home owners can rely on Andrew Station and Broadway Station on the Red Line. There are about 20 bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Traveling by car is also convenient in South Boston. It is easy to park, and many properties for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Massachusetts Turnpike. Traveling on foot is very practical for house buyers in South Boston; most daily needs are very convenient to carry out by walking, and there are also innumerable businesses in proximity.