Located in California, United States, the city of Rancho Palos Verdes is situated in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area.
Rancho Palos Verdes offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are over 50 public green spaces close by for residents to explore, such as Friendship Park and Forrestal Nature Preserve, making it easy to reach them from the majority of locations within this city. This part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area is quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
In Rancho Palos Verdes, the majority of the dwellings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This city offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Home owners occupy roughly 80% of the dwellings in Rancho Palos Verdes while the remainder are rented. This part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area experienced its latest housing boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available properties are from this era.
In Rancho Palos Verdes, residents will often be able to reach primary schools on foot. On the other hand, it can be challenging to get to high schools on foot. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. In terms of eating, some, but not all, property owners in Rancho Palos Verdes will reside within walking distance of the closest supermarket. There are also a few choices for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
Traveling by car is very easy in this city. It is very convenient to park. However, the public transit service in Rancho Palos Verdes is not very frequent. Thankfully, the city is linked by around 10 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. This part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area is not very suitable for walking as very few common errands can be run without having to resort to a car.