The neighborhood of South End is located in the city of Boston, Massachusetts.
South End is a great area for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. It is very easy to find dynamic streets in this part of the city. There is a wide selection of entertainment venues, there are a very large number of people around most of the time, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the area. Green spaces, such as Watson Park, are very well-distributed and there are over 50 of them close by for residents to discover, which makes them very easy to reach.
Most housing in South End was built before the 1960s, during its latest housing boom. Small apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing about half of the dwellings in this area, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings. About two thirds of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the rest are owners. This part of the city also has a good selection of housing size options; houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Primary as well as high schools are very easy to walk to from most homes for sale in South End. Locals have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. In terms of eating, property owners in South End will be pleased to learn that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. In addition, owing to 100-odd restaurants and cafes in this neighborhood, there is almost always a spot to get some food or drink just around the corner. It is also especially convenient to get to a selection of clothing stores on foot.
This area is an excellent neighborhood for car-free transportation options. This area is an extraordinarily convenient part of Boston for pedestrians; all daily errands can be run on foot, and various businesses are especially nearby. The great public transit access makes transit a viable option for many people thanks to around 10 nearby bus lines. In contrast, a car is a somewhat poor mode of transportation in this part of Boston. Nonetheless, nearby highways, such as Massachusetts Turnpike, are especially easy to reach from any location in this part of the city.