Sawtelle is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors will feel at home in Sawtelle. Finding things to do is easy in this area. Even though the nightlife is quiet, there are many people around most of the time. Sawtelle Boulevard is among the most active streets in this part of the city. Public green spaces, like Westwood Park, are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, which makes them easy to reach from the majority of locations in the neighborhood.
In Sawtelle, many of buildings are large apartment buildings, and the remaining dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings. This neighborhood has quite a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 80% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while owners make up the remainder. The average year of construction for buildings in this neighborhood is 1971.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are usually accessible within a very short walk from most houses for sale in Sawtelle. In addition, with 200-odd restaurants and cafes in this part of the city, there is typically a spot to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner, for instance along Sawtelle Boulevard. It is also a reasonably short walk to a good selection of clothing stores. In terms of education, home owners will find that no matter where their property is located in Sawtelle, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
This part of Los Angeles will attract property owners that appreciate various means of transportation. This neighborhood has a good public transit system. The neighborhood is served by approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. This part of Los Angeles is also quite car friendly. The majority of real estate listings are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Santa Monica Freeway. Sawtelle will attract physically active house buyers since it is very suitable for traveling on foot; running daily errands is very convenient by walking, and numerous businesses are very close by.