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What's it like to live in Southport?

Home renters who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Southport. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near Governor John Davis Lodge Turnpike or the railway line. Lastly, green spaces, like Southport Park and Mill Hollow Park, are very well-distributed and there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to explore, resulting in them being easy to reach from the majority of locations within the neighborhood.

What kinds of homes are available in Southport?

The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Southport is an important part of its character. This part of the municipality experienced its biggest construction boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This neighborhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. About 85% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by homeowners and 15% are occupied by renters.

What are the schools, restaurants and shopping like in Southport?

Doing one's groceries usually necessitates the use of a car in Southport. Nevertheless, getting to the closest pharmacy and therefore some staple foods is typically convenient. Residents can enjoy around 10 restaurants and coffee shops as well. With regards to education, primary schools are convenient to get to on foot from anywhere in Southport. In contrast, locals may consider it challenging to access high schools as a pedestrian. House renters are served by public and private elementary schools.

What are the best ways to get around in Southport?

Driving is very often the preferred transportation option in Southport. Nearby highways, such as Governor John Davis Lodge Turnpike, are very easy to reach from anywhere in Southport, and it is very convenient to access a parking spot. However, the public transit service in this area is not particularly frequent. Thankfully, house renters profit from the Southport Station on the New Haven Station. There are no bus lines crossing the neighborhood. Southport is not very conducive to walking since few common errands can be run without the use of a car.