The neighborhood of West End is part of the city of Boston, Massachusetts.
West End offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. Finding things to do in this part of the city is especially easy. There are very often masses of people around, there are many nearby entertainment venues, and places to go out at night are well-spread throughout the neighborhood. Longfellow Place is among the most lively streets in this part of Boston. There are around 20 public green spaces close by for residents to discover, including Charles River Reservation, and they are very well-situated, resulting in them being very easy to reach from the majority of locations in this area.
In West End, around 60% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This area has a choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the rest are owners. The homes in this part of the city are quite old, since around 40% of its dwellings were constructed prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
Both primary and secondary schools are straightforward to get to on foot from any location in this part of the city. With regards to food, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this part of Boston. In addition, there are about 30 restaurants and approximately 10 cafes to experience in this neighborhood. A great variety of clothing stores can also be found within a very short walking distance.
West End permits home owners to get around using several alternative methods of transportation. The public transit system in West End is especially practical due to 3 rapid transit stations (Bowdoin Station, North Station and Haymarket Station) on the Orange Line and Blue Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines. This part of the city is also car friendly. Many properties for sale are a very short drive from the nearest highway, such as John F Fitzgerald Expressway, and the street layout is reasonably amenable to cars. This neighborhood will appeal to physically active house buyers as it is especially suitable for traveling on foot; most common errands can be run on foot, and countless businesses of different types can be found as well.