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What's it like to live in Blackstone?

The character of Blackstone is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. This area is quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Finally, green spaces, including Blackstone Park, are especially well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out, which makes them easy to reach.

What kinds of homes are available in Blackstone?

Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing many dwellings in Blackstone, but small apartment buildings and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This area has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy roughly three quarters of the properties in Blackstone whereas the rest are rented. Most of the housing growth in this area took place before the 1960s.

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

It is convenient to get to the nearest supermarket by walking in this part of the city. In addition, Blackstone is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat, for instance along Hope Street, and property renters are served by a few cafes as well. Residents can find a good number of nearby clothing stores. With respect to education, it is a short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from any location in Blackstone. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.

What are the best ways to get around in Blackstone?

Active renters will enjoy the reasonably pedestrian-friendly character of this part of the city; many daily needs can be met by walking, and there are also a good number of businesses in proximity. The public transit service in Blackstone is not especially frequent. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually just around the corner. In contrast, moving around by car is convenient in Blackstone. Most rental properties are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, and it is easy to park.