The neighborhood of South End is located within the city of Albany, New York.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in South End, despite its sometimes busy ambience. Public green spaces, such as Lincoln Park, are very well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover, making them easy to reach. Most parts of this neighborhood are very serene and quiet, but some other sections can be noisy, especially close to Interstate 787 or the railway line.
Small apartment buildings are the main housing type, representing roughly one third of the dwellings in South End, and large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood has a selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy around three quarters of the properties in the neighborhood while owners occupy the remainder. This part of the city experienced its most significant housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this time period.
Primary as well as high schools are very convenient to walk to from most homes for sale in this part of Albany. In terms of eating, it is especially convenient to access the closest supermarket on foot from anywhere in South End. Likewise, there are a good number of choices for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes.
This part of Albany provides home buyers with several alternative modes of transportation. South End is reasonably convenient for traveling on foot; most daily needs are easy to meet by walking. The fairly good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle thanks to a few nearby bus lines. Traveling by car is also very convenient in South End. The majority of properties for sale are a very short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 787, and it is convenient to find a place to park.