The neighborhood of Sherman Oaks is part of the city of Los Angeles, California.
The character of Sherman Oaks is exemplified by its relaxed environment. It is very easy to access parks from most locations in the neighborhood, since reaching the closest one from the majority of properties is sometimes difficult and there are around 10 public green spaces nearby for residents to discover. The noise levels in this area are also quite low, as the streets are generally tranquil - although that is not the case near Ventura Freeway or San Diego Freeway.
Roughly half of buildings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Sherman Oaks, while small apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. The average year of construction for houses in this area is 1963. This neighborhood has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts owners and renters living in this area.
Locals will welcome the proximity to primary as well as high schools, which are within walking distance from most properties for sale in Sherman Oaks. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Concerning food, it is typically feasible for home buyers in this part of Los Angeles to do grocery shopping by walking. Additionally, Sherman Oaks is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and a small selection of cafes can be found as well. It is also convenient to get to a variety of clothing stores on foot.
Physically active home buyers will enjoy the quite walk-friendly nature of this neighborhood; running common errands is easy on foot, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. The favored mode of transportation in this neighborhood is very often a car. Most properties for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as Ventura Freeway, and it is convenient to access a place to park. On the other hand, public transit users may find few choices in Sherman Oaks due to the low service level. Thankfully, there are around 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally a short walk away.