Part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area, Willard is a neighborhood within Santa Ana, California.
People who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Willard. This area is quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Finally, public green spaces are especially well-situated and there are a few of them close by for residents to discover, making them easy to get to.
About 90% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while the rest are occupied by owners. In this area, around 60% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. This part of Santa Ana experienced its most significant housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this era. This neighborhood also has a choice of housing size options; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Home buyers in Willard will value that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away. Likewise, there is often a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. A decent choice of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance. When it comes to education, both primary and secondary schools are especially convenient to reach on foot from most properties for sale in Willard. Residents are served by public and private elementary schools.
It is straightforward for pedestrians to get around in Willard; carrying out daily needs is easy on foot, and numerous businesses are quite nearby. Commuting by public transit is sometimes challenging in this neighborhood. Thankfully, residents benefit from a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. However, driving is a reasonably good transportation option in Willard. Nearby highways are easy to access from anywhere in Willard.