Part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area, Saddleback View is a neighborhood within Santa Ana, California.
Saddleback View offers a broad selection of green spaces to enjoy, despite its sometimes busy atmosphere. It is easy to access parks from the majority of locations in neighborhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy. Lastly, this part of the city is relatively quiet, due to the presence of few pedestrians, although those who are near Santa Ana Freeway may experience higher levels of noise.
Most of the housing growth in Saddleback View took place before the 1960s. In this neighborhood, the majority of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. The split between home owners and renters is about even. This neighborhood has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a short walk from any home in this part of Santa Ana. Additionally, there is usually a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. A decent selection of clothing stores can also be found within a reasonably short walking distance. As far as education is concerned, it is a rather short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from any location in Saddleback View.
It is convenient for pedestrians to move around in this part of Santa Ana; most daily needs are very easy to meet without the use of a vehicle, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. The public transit system in Saddleback View is not particularly accessible. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner. In contrast, driving is a great medium of transportation in this part of Santa Ana. Parking is quite easy, and it is a very short car ride to the closest highway, such as Santa Ana Freeway, from anywhere in this area.