And while most people think that’s all well and good for single, young professionals, the question lingers: what about apartments for families with children? Do such things even exist?
They not only exist, but they’re flourishing. Many downtown apartments for rent welcome families with children, offering amenities such as playgrounds and onsite day care. Parents enjoy being within walking distance of libraries and museums, and close to public transportation for more elaborate trips.
On the more practical side, due to noise constraints, downtown apartments are likely to be carpeted, as opposed to many houses these days that advertise their “natural hardwood flooring”. Beautiful as the hardwood may be, a carpeted floor is far more attractive to parents with small children just learning to walk, or children learning to crawl. (It’s also much easier on the knees of parents who like to get down and play with their little ones.)
Ultimately, condominiums, town homes, and apartments for families are, at their core, no different than a little house on the prairie or a mansion in the hills. As the idea of a “typical” family lifestyle continues to evolve, the central theme of living, no matter the style of your four walls, is still the same: Home is where the heart is. Helpful info also found here.
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