Roanoke is a city situated in the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area, which is part of Texas, United States.
Roanoke is fairly good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally reasonably peaceful - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially around the railway line. Green spaces are spread out sporadically, resulting in them being rather difficult to access from most locations in Roanoke. Despite that, there are a few parks close by for residents to discover.
In Roanoke, roughly half of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and mobile homes are also present in the housing stock. This city also has a good choice of housing size options; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy roughly 70% of the properties in Roanoke while renters occupy the remainder. A majority of the housing growth in this city has occurred since the year 2000.
The closest supermarket in Roanoke is typically only a rather short walk away. There are also over 50 restaurants and cafes in this part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area. When it comes to education, high schools and primary schools are not especially abundant in Roanoke, and therefore not always within walking distance.
Roanoke is an extremely good part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area for getting around by car. It is especially convenient to find a parking spot, and the majority of houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway. In contrast, walking is not very practical for home buyers in Roanoke since running common errands is challenging on foot.