The neighborhood of South Los Angeles is situated within the city of Los Angeles, California.
South Los Angeles offers a relaxed ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. Parks, such as Algin Sutton Recreation Center and Jesse Owens Community Regional Park, are very well-distributed and there are approximately 30 of them nearby for residents to visit, which makes them easy to get to. This part of the city is also good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are usually peaceful - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to one of the railway lines, Glenn M Anderson Freeway or Harbor Freeway.
In South Los Angeles, most of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This part of the city is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Renters occupy about 60% of the dwellings in the neighborhood whereas owners occupy the remainder. This neighborhood experienced its most significant housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this time period.
It is very easy to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from any home in South Los Angeles. Over 150 grocery stores are situated in the area, and the best choice can be found on streets like Western Avenue. Additionally, South Los Angeles is a good place in which to go out to eat, for example along Vernon Avenue, and a small selection of cafes is available as well. It is also convenient to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot. When it comes to education, house buyers will welcome that wherever their home is situated in South Los Angeles, primary as well as high schools are nearby. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
South Los Angeles allows property owners to move around by various methods of transportation. Physically active people will enjoy the walk-friendly character of this area; most daily needs can be met on foot, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. This area is a fairly pleasant part of Los Angeles for traveling by public transit due to around 30 nearby bus lines. Driving is also a good means of transportation in this neighborhood. Many homes for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as Harbor Freeway.