Sanford is a city situated in the Sanford ME metropolitan area, which is part of Maine, United States.
Most areas in Sanford are quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite loud, especially around the airport (Sanford Regional Airport).
In Sanford, many of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. This city also has a good choice of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the population of this city own their home and one third are renters. The properties in this city are quite old, because around 40% of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
It can be difficult to walk to high schools and primary schools from properties for sale in Sanford. Residents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. Regarding food, getting to one of about 10 grocery stores by walking is practical for some, but not all, property owners in Sanford. There are also over 50 restaurants and coffee shops in Sanford.
Driving is very often the best approach to get around in Sanford. It is especially convenient to come across a parking spot. In contrast, Sanford is not very well-suited for traveling on foot because very few daily needs can be carried out by walking.