Playa Vista is a neighborhood within Los Angeles, California.
The character of Playa Vista is exemplified by its calm ambience. This area is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Lastly, although Playa Vista does not contain any green spaces, parks are very well-situated in nearby neighborhoods, resulting in them being easy to reach from the majority of locations in the neighborhood.
In Playa Vista, roughly 85% of buildings are large apartment buildings, and the remaining dwellings are mainly single detached homes. This part of the city has quite a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between renters and home owners is about even. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city has taken place since the year 2000.
Property owners in Playa Vista will welcome that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. In addition, this area is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat, and there are also a few cafes in this part of Los Angeles. It is also a rather short walk to a good choice of clothing stores. With respect to education, home owners will find that wherever their property is located in Playa Vista, both primary and secondary schools are nearby.
It is easy for pedestrians to get around in Playa Vista; running daily errands is convenient. The public transit network in this neighborhood is rather poor. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. In contrast, this part of the city is very car friendly. Many homes for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway, and it is very easy to come across a place to park.