The South Boston Neighborhood

South Boston is located only minutes from Boston.  Historically “Southie” as it is known by locals, was an Irish-Catholic working class neighborhood and is famous for starting the Boston’s’ St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  In recent years, the area has seen a remarkable transformation as a trendy upbeat place to live but has maintained a sense of originality with its local flavor of a bygone era.  The area has some of the best panoramic views of Pleasure Bay.  Its location to Pleasure Bay appeals to many of the residence.  The bay is a popular destination for swimming and bathing and attracts young professionals due to its proximity to Boston and affordable housing. Boston University School of Medicine and Tufts University School of Medicine are only a skip away which attracts many graduate students and medical professionals.  

Accessing South Boston– The neighborhood boarders Chinatown, Financial District, Roxbury and the South End and is easily accessible via the MBTA Red Line and Silver Line which is a bus rapid transit service that connects South Station to South Boston Waterfront via a bus tunnel and connects to Logan Airport.   The area also has an array of bus routes and there is easy access to the Massachusetts Turnpike and the Ted Williams Tunnel is to the east of South Boston


Need Parking in the South Boston? – Due to its proximity to Downtown area of Boston many residents chose not to have cars. There is resident permit parking in the neighborhood and houses also offer parking. Additionally, residents can make exclusive arrangements with parking space owners to pay a monthly fee for a parking space. Live Realty Boston advises all our clients in how to best fulfill their parking requirements, as needed.


South Boston Real Estate & Housing Market – The style of housing in the South Boston has an authentic character. Known for its industrial heritage many of the unused warehouses have recently been converted to savvy apartments.  South Boston has many housing styles, from small side streets that boast two/three family style homes to the new trendy warehouse apartment lofts.


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