The neighborhood of St. Catherine's Gardens is located within the city of Kansas City, Missouri.
The character of St. Catherine's Gardens is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. Access to public green spaces in the neighborhood, such as Blue River Parkway, is easy and there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out. Most areas in this part of Kansas City are reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around Interstate 435, US Highway 50 or the railway line.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 85% of the dwellings in St. Catherine's Gardens, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings. Most housing in this neighborhood was constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, during its latest housing boom. This part of Kansas City also has quite a good variety of housing sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around three quarters of the dwellings in the neighborhood while renters occupy the remainder.
St. Catherine's Gardens does not have any high schools or primary schools. As far as eating is concerned, some, but not all, property owners in this area will live within walking distance of the closest grocery store.
The car is usually the preferred method to get around in this part of Kansas City. Coming across a place to park is easy, and it is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway, such as US Highway 50, from any home in this neighborhood. However, the public transit service in St. Catherine's Gardens is not very frequent. It is inconvenient for pedestrians to navigate this neighborhood as meeting daily needs is impractical by walking.