Fairfield is a city situated in the Birmingham metropolitan area, which is part of Alabama, United States.
Fairfield is good for those who need quiet surroundings, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially close to Interstate 59 or one of the railway lines. Parks aren't well-spread out, resulting in them being sometimes challenging to reach from numerous locations within Fairfield. Still, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to unwind in.
The substantial percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Fairfield is an important part of its character. This city has quite a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 55% of the dwellings in the city while renters occupy the remainder. The median year of construction for properties in this part of the Birmingham metropolitan area is 1966.
House buyers will value that wherever their home is located in this city, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. When it comes to eating, it is convenient to reach the nearest supermarket by walking from most homes for sale in Fairfield. There are also a few opportunities for those who value restaurants within walking distance.
The best approach to get around in Fairfield is usually driving. Most houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, such as Interstate 59, and it is especially convenient to park. In contrast, public transit users may have very few options in Fairfield by reason of the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, house owners have access to a few bus lines. It is challenging for pedestrians to navigate this part of the Birmingham metropolitan area as few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.