Fairhaven is a neighborhood within Santa Ana, California, which is situated in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area.
Fairhaven offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the city is reasonably quiet, as the streets are calm - although that is not the case closer to the railway line. Finally, although Fairhaven is not home to any green spaces, parks are especially well-spread out in nearby neighborhoods, which makes them easy to get to.
Roughly 70% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the remainder are owners. Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing about 45% of the dwellings in this part of Santa Ana, and the remaining properties are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. Most of the housing growth in this area happened between 1960 and 1980. This neighborhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and one bedroom homes.
The closest supermarket in Fairhaven is usually only a reasonably short walk away. Likewise, a restaurant is usually just around the corner. It is also a rather short distance to a decent selection of clothing stores. In terms of education, both primary and secondary schools are very easy to get to on foot from most properties for sale in Fairhaven.
It is convenient for pedestrians to navigate this neighborhood; many common errands can be run without the use of a car, and numerous businesses are reasonably nearby. Fairhaven is not especially transit friendly. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and the closest bus stop is typically very close. On the other hand, a car is a very good transportation option in Fairhaven. It is a short drive to the nearest highway from any home in this neighborhood, and it is easy to find a parking spot.