The neighborhood of Spenard is located in the city of Anchorage, Alaska.
As there are few people out and about on the streets, Spenard remains relatively quiet, although noise levels are higher closer to the railway line or the airport (Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport).
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing roughly one third of buildings in Spenard, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This neighborhood also has a good variety of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home and 45% are owners. Most housing in this neighborhood was constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, during its main housing boom.
Locals will welcome the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of homes for sale in Spenard. House owners are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. With respect to eating, it is convenient to get to the closest grocery store on foot in Spenard in this neighborhood. Moreover, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner.
Spenard is a fairly pleasant part of Anchorage for pedestrians; many daily needs can be met on foot. The public transit service in Spenard is not very frequent. Thankfully, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. In contrast, the best transportation option in Spenard is very often driving. It is especially convenient to park, and most properties for sale are a very short car ride from the closest highway.