The neighborhood of Sun Valley is located within the city of Los Angeles, California.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Sun Valley. It is easy to get to parks from most locations in the neighborhood and there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to visit. This neighborhood remains relatively quiet, due to the presence of few people out and about on the streets, although those who are around Hollywood Freeway, Golden State Freeway, the airport (Bob Hope Airport) or one of the railway lines may experience higher levels of noise.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around 60% of the dwellings in Sun Valley, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings. Most housing in this part of the city was built before the 1960s, during its biggest housing boom. This area has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts renters and owners living in this part of the city.
In Sun Valley, residents will usually be able to get to primary as well as high schools on foot. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. As far as food is concerned, the closest supermarket in Sun Valley is generally only a short walk away. Moreover, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of choices, and residents benefit from about 10 cafes as well. It is also a reasonably short distance to a good selection of clothing stores.
Active home buyers will welcome the pedestrian-friendly character of Sun Valley; running common errands is easy by walking. Traveling by car is very convenient in this area. It is convenient to park, and most homes for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Golden State Freeway. However, the public transit system in this part of the city is not very practical. Nevertheless, home owners can depend on the Sun Valley Station on the Antelope Valley Line. Property owners are served by about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are typically nearby.