Apartments For Rent in Kenmore, Boston
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What's it like to live in Kenmore?
Kenmore is a great area for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. It is especially easy to find bustling areas in this part of Boston. A wide selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are usually crowds of people around, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the neighborhood. Brookline Avenue is among the most active streets in this area. Green spaces, including Charles River Reservation and Riverway, are especially well-spread out and there are about 40 of them close by for residents to enjoy, which makes them very easy to access.
What kinds of homes are available in Kenmore?
The sizeable percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Kenmore is an important part of its character. This part of Boston offers mainly lofts and one bedroom homes. Roughly 90% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and owners occupy the remainder. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood happened prior to the 1960s.
What are the schools, restaurants and shopping like in Kenmore?
It is very often practical for home renters in Kenmore to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. Likewise, with over 50 restaurants and about 20 cafes, this part of the municipality is an excellent area in which to eat out, for instance on Brookline Avenue. It is also very easy to access a selection of clothing stores on foot. With regards to education, renters will find that wherever their home is located in Kenmore, both primary and secondary schools are close by. At the secondary level, both public and private schools can be found.
What are the best ways to get around in Kenmore?
This neighborhood will please renters that appreciate several means of transportation. The public transit network in Kenmore is excellent due to Yawkey Station on the Framingham/Worcester Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines. Kenmore is also quite car friendly. It is a very short drive to the closest highway, such as Massachusetts Turnpike, from anywhere in this part of Boston. This neighborhood is an extraordinarily convenient part of Boston for pedestrians; all daily errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle, and innumerable businesses of different types can be found as well.