The neighborhood of Alanton is situated within the city of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Alanton offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of Virginia Beach is very quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Lastly, it is easy to get to parks from the majority of locations within the neighborhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in.
Home owners occupy roughly 80% of the properties in Alanton while the remainder are rented. The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this neighborhood is an important part of its character. The average year of construction for buildings in this neighborhood is 1980. This part of Virginia Beach is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
Accessing the nearest grocery store on foot is possible for some, but not all, home buyers in Alanton. Residents are served by around 30 restaurants and coffee shops as well. Concerning education, locals will welcome that wherever their home is situated in Alanton, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Property owners are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
The best way to get around in this neighborhood is very often a car. It is especially convenient to park. However, getting around by transit can be very difficult in this part of the city due to the low service level. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines. This area is not very suitable for walking because running daily errands is impractical on foot.