Alhambra is a city located in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area, which is part of California, United States.
The character of Alhambra is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. Most areas in this city are reasonably quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite loud, especially around one of the railway lines, Interstate 710 or San Bernardino Freeway. Lastly, public green spaces, including Granada Park and Moor Field, are very well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out, making them easy to reach.
In Alhambra, around 40% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This city has a selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 55% of the units in the city are occupied by renters and 45% are occupied by owners. This city experienced its main housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period.
A supermarket is ordinarily reachable within a short walk from any location in Alhambra. Furthermore, a restaurant is generally just around the corner, and a small selection of coffee shops can be found as well. It is also easy to get to a number of clothing stores on foot. With respect to education, locals will appreciate that no matter where their home is located in this city, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Besides public schools, Alhambra is served by private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Traveling on foot is practical for home buyers in Alhambra; many daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. Commuting by public transit is challenging in this part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area. Thankfully, the city is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most homes. However, getting around by car is straightforward in Alhambra. Most homes for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 710, and it is convenient to find a parking spot.