The neighborhood of El Sereno can be found in the city of Los Angeles, California.
The character of El Sereno is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. Access to public green spaces from most locations in the neighborhood, including Hazard Park and Ascot Hills Park, is easy since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to discover. This part of the city is also good for those who need quiet surroundings, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case close to San Bernardino Freeway, Long Beach Freeway or one of the railway lines.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing the majority of buildings in El Sereno, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighborhood has quite a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between home owners and renters is about even. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood happened prior to the 1960s.
It is usually possible for home buyers in El Sereno to do groceries on foot. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes. As far as education is concerned, in El Sereno, locals will generally be able to get to both primary and secondary schools on foot. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.
El Sereno is a fairly convenient part of Los Angeles for pedestrians; many common errands can be run on foot. The favored way to move around in El Sereno is very often a car. It is easy to park, and many houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as San Bernardino Freeway. In contrast, public transit riders may experience few choices in El Sereno due to the infrequent service. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop.