The neighborhood of Riverview West is located within the city of Santa Ana, California, which is located in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area.
The character of Riverview West is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to explore, like Heritage Park, and they are very well-located, making it easy to access them. This part of the city is also quiet, as the streets are generally peaceful.
In Riverview West, about 40% of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining houses are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and mobile homes. Most of the housing growth in this part of Santa Ana happened between 1960 and 1980. This neighborhood offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. The proportions of renters and home owners are about even.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in Riverview West. Residents can choose between public and private elementary schools. Regarding food, it is very easy to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from any location in Riverview West. Furthermore, a restaurant is generally just around the corner, and a limited selection of coffee shops can be found as well. It is also a rather short walk to a decent variety of clothing stores.
This part of the city will draw active people because it is quite suitable for walking; many daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. This area is car friendly. It is easy to find a parking spot, and many real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway. However, the public transit network in this part of the city is fairly poor. Nonetheless, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are typically nearby.