The neighborhood of Alum Rock-East Foothills is located in the city of San Jose, California.
Alum Rock-East Foothills offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. Most areas in this part of the city are reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several louder sections, especially close to Sinclair Freeway. Finally, it is easy to reach public green spaces in the neighborhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit.
The median year of construction for dwellings in Alum Rock-East Foothills is 1972. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing many of the dwellings in this neighborhood, and the rest of the homes are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. The proportions of renters and home owners are about even. This area has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Residents will find that wherever their property is located in Alum Rock-East Foothills, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With regards to food, a supermarket is generally accessible within a short walk from anywhere in Alum Rock-East Foothills. In addition, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of choices, and a small selection of coffee shops is available as well.
It is easy for pedestrians to get around in Alum Rock-East Foothills; many daily needs can be carried out by walking. On the other hand, biking is at times challenging in this part of San Jose as the topography is not particularly flat, and the bicycling infrastructure is not especially extensive. Commuting by transit can be difficult in this part of the city as a result of the low service level. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is connected by about 10 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. In contrast, the best approach to navigate this part of the city is usually a car. Coming across a parking spot is generally easy, and most properties for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Sinclair Freeway.