The neighborhood of South Coast is part of the city of Santa Ana, California, which is located in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area.
South Coast offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Public green spaces are very well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit, making them easy to access. This area is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case near the railway line.
In South Coast, about 45% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighborhood has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners and one third are rented. The majority of the properties in this neighborhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a rather short walk away in South Coast. Moreover, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of options, and residents are served by a few cafes as well. Home buyers can find a good number of nearby clothing stores. With respect to education, both primary and secondary schools are easy to get to on foot from any location in South Coast.
Traveling on foot is convenient for home buyers in this part of Santa Ana; meeting daily needs is easy, and there are also a fair number of businesses in proximity. The public transit service in South Coast is not very frequent. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and the nearest bus stop is typically just around the corner. However, this area is a fairly good part of Santa Ana for driving. It is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway from any location in South Coast, and it is convenient to access a place to park.