The neighborhood of Alhambra is part of the city of Phoenix, Arizona.
Alhambra offers a relaxed ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This area is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case close to Black Canyon Freeway. Finally, it is easy to access public green spaces from many locations in the neighborhood since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to unwind in.
In Alhambra, around half of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. The average year of construction for dwellings in this area is 1965. This area has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while owners make up the remainder.
Residents will value the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most houses for sale in Alhambra. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. In terms of food, home buyers in Alhambra will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Likewise, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of choices, and house buyers can enjoy approximately 20 cafes as well.
A majority of the homes for sale in this neighborhood are located in places that are conducive to traveling on foot; running daily errands is convenient. Commuting by car is straightforward in Alhambra. The majority of homes for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, such as Black Canyon Freeway, and it is easy to access a parking spot. However, Alhambra is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, residents can depend on the Glendale/19th Ave Station, Central Ave/Camelback Station and 19th Ave/Montebello Station with access to the Valley Metro Rail. There are about 10 bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties.