The neighborhood of Downtown is situated in the city of Roanoke, Virginia.
Downtown is a very good area for those who aren't bothered by a little noise, as during busy hours, traffic can occasionally be loud, although that is not the case everywhere in the neighborhood.
The majority of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Downtown, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood has a choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly 80% of the dwellings in the neighborhood and 20% are occupied by owners. A majority of the housing growth in this area happened pre-1960.
The closest supermarket in Downtown is generally only a very short walk away. Moreover, there are a good number of opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, in Downtown, property buyers will typically be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot.
Downtown presents home buyers with several alternative modes of transportation. With about 30 nearby bus lines, the public transit service in this neighborhood is reasonably good. This neighborhood is also very car friendly. The majority of real estate listings are a very short drive from the closest highway, such as Interstate 581, and it is very convenient to park. It is straightforward for people walking to navigate this neighborhood; many daily errands can be run without the use of a car, and numerous businesses are reasonably nearby.