The neighborhood of Western Hills is situated within the city of Kansas City, Missouri.
The character of Western Hills is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to check out, making them very easy to get to. This area is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Western Hills is an important part of its character. This area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy roughly 60% of the dwellings in Western Hills while the remainder are rented. A majority of the housing growth in this area took place before the 1960s.
It is typically feasible for property owners in Western Hills to do grocery shopping on foot. There are also a limited number of options for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity. In terms of education, it is a reasonably short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from anywhere in Western Hills.
Western Hills is very car friendly. Finding a parking spot is easy. On the other hand, commuting by public transit is difficult in Western Hills. Thankfully, house owners are served by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually very close. This part of Kansas City is not particularly convenient for walking because carrying out daily needs is occasionally difficult.