is there a phrase/expressions/idiom that is related to nearby distances and/or easy accessibility? For example,

  1. Within reach
  2. A stone's throw away
  3. At your service

I'm creating a title for a property that has an excellent location - it's right smacked in the middle of everywhere, near to public transportation, other shopping malls, offices etc.

  • You're halfway there..."conveniently located"
    – user3169
    Mar 22, 2016 at 5:04
  • A property that is near to many things is often described as "in the middle of everything". For example, here's someone giving that title to an AirBNB property: airbnb.com/rooms/5650539
    – stangdon
    Mar 22, 2016 at 14:30
  • The idiom is not Smacked in the middle. Use just smack instead. Aug 19, 2016 at 7:59

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One of the options...

Located in the heart of the city

may work.

These days, 'heart' does not mean the exact center of the city. The term is also used for the site located in the area whence malls, transporting stations, etc. are nearby.


You could use:

In the Middle of it All

as in

Great location, in the middle of it all. Stores, museums, restaurants.


It's common practice to use the term "within walking distance" as a measure of convenience when describing property location in my home country. For example:

Large, two bedroom apartment, in the city centre.

Located within walking distance of downtown and XXX metro stop.

That's not to say that one must walk to these locations, but rather to highlight that they are close enough for walking to be convenient.

  • Comedian Steven Wright had a line that everything is within walking distance if you have enough time. :-)
    – fixer1234
    Mar 25, 2017 at 18:29

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