Located in Pennsylvania, United States, the borough of Turtle Creek is located in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.
Due to the presence of very few pedestrians, Turtle Creek is relatively serene. It is rather difficult to reach parks in the borough since they aren't well-spread out. Despite that, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to discover.
In Turtle Creek, roughly 55% of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this borough took place pre-1960. This part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this borough is evenly split between owners and renters.
It is a reasonably short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from anywhere in Turtle Creek. House owners benefit from public and private elementary schools. In terms of food, home buyers in Turtle Creek commonly need a vehicle to shop for groceries. Nevertheless, getting to the nearest pharmacy and consequently some staple foods is typically convenient. There are also a few options for those who value nearby restaurants.
Driving is very often the preferred means of transportation in this part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. It is especially convenient to park. In contrast, the public transit system in this part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area is not very practical. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines, and it is straightforward to reach a nearby bus stop from most residences. Turtle Creek is not very bicycling-friendly because the cycling infrastructure is not very well-developed, and cyclists encounter quite a few slopes. Most houses for sale in this borough are located in areas that are also not particularly convenient for walking as many daily needs are sometimes difficult to carry out without the use of a vehicle.