Mountain View real estate guide & listings for sale
Mountain View offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to visit, which makes it easy to access them. This part of the town is also quiet, as the streets are generally tranquil - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially closer to the railway line.
Driving is usually the best transportation option in this area. It is a rather short drive to the closest highway from anywhere in Mountain View, and it is very convenient to park. However, the public transit service in this part of the town is not very frequent. Most homes for sale in this area are located in areas that are not especially suitable for those who travel by foot as few common errands can be run without needing to resort to a car. This area is also not very bike-friendly because riding a bicycle is made difficult by the typically hilly topography, and the cycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive.
In Mountain View, many dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and one third are renters. About 45% of properties in this part of the town were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
It is easy to reach the nearest grocery store by walking from most homes for sale in this neighbourhood. In addition, there are a fair number of opportunities in close proximity for those who care about restaurants and cafes. When it comes to education, parents and their children will find that wherever their home is situated in Mountain View, daycares and primary schools are nearby. In contrast, this area does not contain any high schools.