South Mountain is a neighborhood in Phoenix, Arizona.
The character of South Mountain is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. This part of Phoenix is reasonably good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case close to Maricopa Freeway. Lastly, there are around 20 public green spaces nearby for residents to relax in, including El Resposo Park and El Prado Park, making it easy to access them.
In South Mountain, about 70% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. The average year of construction for buildings in this neighborhood is 1991. This part of Phoenix is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. The split between home owners and renters is about even.
Residents will value that no matter where their house is situated in South Mountain, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. Regarding food, the closest supermarket in this part of Phoenix is generally only a rather short walk away. Residents benefit from over 150 restaurants and coffee shops as well.
South Mountain is very car friendly. It is very convenient to find a place to park. On the other hand, the public transit service in South Mountain is fairly poor. Thankfully, residents are served by approximately 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner. Traveling on foot is not very feasible for property owners in South Mountain because running common errands is impractical by walking.