Located within California, United States, the city of Fountain Valley is situated in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area.
Fountain Valley offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. It is easy to reach parks from most locations in the city, since there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to explore and getting to a park from most properties is easy. This city is also reasonably quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite loud, especially near San Diego Freeway.
In Fountain Valley, roughly two thirds of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings. Most of the housing growth in this city occurred between 1960 and 1980. This part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Around 70% of the properties in the city are occupied by home owners and 30% are rented.
A grocery store is ordinarily reachable within a reasonably short walk from any location in Fountain Valley. Additionally, a restaurant is often just around the corner, for example along Magnolia Street, and property owners benefit from about 30 cafes as well. It is also a rather short distance to a reasonable selection of clothing stores. As far as education is concerned, property buyers will value that wherever their home is located in Fountain Valley, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. House buyers can choose between public and private elementary schools.
Active home buyers will be pleased with the reasonably pedestrian-friendly character of this part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area; many common errands can be run on foot. The public transit service in Fountain Valley is not very frequent. Nevertheless, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses. In contrast, Fountain Valley is a very good part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area for driving. It is very convenient to come across a place to park, and nearby highways, such as San Diego Freeway, are easy to access from any location in Fountain Valley.