The neighborhood of South Carthay is located within the city of Los Angeles, California.
South Carthay is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the ambience of this part of the city. In general, finding energetic streets is very easy in this part of the city. Although this neighborhood is not known for its nightlife, the streets are very often busy with people, not to mention that numerous of entertainment venues can be found nearby. South Carthay is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Although this area is not home to any green spaces, parks are especially well-located in nearby neighborhoods, which makes them easy to reach.
In South Carthay, about one quarter of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This neighborhood has a variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and 45% are occupied by owners. Most homes in this part of Los Angeles were constructed before the 1960s, during its biggest housing boom.
House buyers in South Carthay will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Moreover, those who enjoy eating out won't have to go far in South Carthay, where approximately 10 restaurants and a few cafes are available. It is also a very short distance to an excellent selection of clothing stores, for instance on Fairfax Avenue. With respect to education, home owners will welcome that wherever their property is located in this part of the city, primary as well as high schools are nearby.
South Carthay will attract home buyers that use various methods of transportation. The fairly good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle. More precisely, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are typically nearby. Driving is also a good medium of transportation in South Carthay. Many houses for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway. Active house buyers will value the very walk-friendly character of this neighborhood; most daily errands can be run without having to use a car, and various businesses are especially close by.