Salem is a neighborhood in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Salem offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the city is quiet, as the streets tend to be quite calm. Finally, there are around 30 public green spaces close by for residents to visit, which results in them being easy to get to from most locations within Salem.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing most of the dwellings in Salem, and the remaining houses are mainly townhouses. This neighborhood has a variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners and one quarter are rented. Most homes in this part of the city were constructed between 1980 and 1990, during its most significant housing boom.
Primary schools are convenient to walk to from most homes for sale in Salem. In contrast, it can be challenging to reach high schools as a pedestrian. Concerning food, accessing the nearest supermarket on foot is an option for some, but not all, home buyers in this neighborhood. There are also over 50 restaurants and cafes in Salem.
Driving is usually the preferred means of transportation in this part of Virginia Beach. It is very easy to access a parking spot. In contrast, public transit riders may experience very limited choices in Salem as a result of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines. Most houses for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are not very suitable for walking because very few daily errands can be run on foot.