Southwood Riviera, Torrance, CA
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Southwood Riviera Neighborhood Guide Torrance, CA

About

Southwood Riviera is a charming neighborhood located in the city of Torrance, California. It's proximity to the Pacific Coast Highway and the 405 Freeway makes it an ideal location for easy commuting. The area is known for its quiet residential streets and excellent access to shopping and dining opportunities on Hawthorne Boulevard. Nearby, the scenic Walteria Park and Lago Seco Park offer abundant recreational opportunities.

What You Will Love about Southwood Riviera, Torrance, California

  • The easy access to major highways makes commuting simple and straightforward.
  • The neighborhood boasts an array of shopping and dining options on Hawthorne Boulevard.
  • Those who appreciate outdoor activities will love the close proximity to Walteria Park and Lago Seco Park.

What’s Nearby

Southwood Riviera is near the heart of Torrance, where residents can enjoy the convenience of Torrance Art Museum, South Bay Shopping Center, and Del Amo Fashion Center. Moreover, its close proximity to Redondo Beach means you're never far from the ocean.

The Rental Market

In Southwood Riviera, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is about $2,395. For a minimum average price, renters can expect to pay around $1,800, while the maximum average price goes up to $2,725. There's a standard deviation of $344.02, indicating a reasonable range between the minimum and maximum average prices.

Rental Price Stability

With a relatively low standard deviation of $344.02, Southwood Riviera's rental prices for 1-bedroom apartments have shown relative stability over the past year. This means that rent prices are relatively consistent, with few drastic fluctuations.

Lifestyle

Southwood Riviera offers a balance of residential tranquility and convenient urban amenities. Residents enjoy leisurely afternoons in local parks, a variety of dining and shopping experiences along Hawthorne Boulevard, and the close-knit community atmosphere typical of Torrance neighborhoods. With the beach just a short drive away, outdoor activities and beachside relaxation are always within reach.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 175 restaurants, 33 grocery stores, and 17 parks within a mile of the Southwood Riviera neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Aqua Blue

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    4001 Pacific Coast Hwy

  • GROCERY
    H Mart

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    4340 Pacific Coast Hwy

  • GROCERY
    Sprouts Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers' Market, Grocery Store / Supermarket

    0.6 miles

    4230 Pacific Coast Hwy

  • SHOPPING
    Vista Plaza

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.6 miles

    4310 Pacific Coast Hwy

  • GROCERY
    Ralphs

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    5035 Pacific Coast Hwy

  • SHOPPING
    Plaza Mayor

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.6 miles

    5035 Pacific Coast Hwy

Southwood Riviera Apartments and Rentals

126 Rental properties in Southwood Riviera, Torrance, CA.

  • SaltAire property

    $3,090+

    SaltAire

    1–4 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    688–1496 Sqft

    Available 7/15

  • Tuscany Villas Apartment Homes property

    $2,261+

    Tuscany Villas Apartment Homes

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    700–1350 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Furnished Studio - Los Angeles - Torrance Blvd. property

    $2,999

    Furnished Studio - Los Angeles - Torrance Blvd.

    Studio • 1 Bath

    300 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • Furnished Studio - Los Angeles - Torrance - Del Amo Circle property

    $3,299

    Furnished Studio - Los Angeles - Torrance - Del Amo Circle

    Studio • 1 Bath

    300 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • Americana South Bay property

    $2,495+

    Americana South Bay

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    740–1225 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • 2537 W 225th Pl #A property

    $3,750

    2537 W 225th Pl #A

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1511 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
49.2%
5.3%
utilities
0.9%
27.5%
food
7.5%
5.1%
transportation
5.2%
36.9%
healthcare
11.6%
0.5%

Southwood Riviera Demographics

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Southwood Riviera Reviews

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  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Nearby Parks

    Yes

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Safe For Families

    Yes

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 6 of 7 renters

Southwood Riviera Transportation

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Very Walkable

82/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Bikeable

59/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

41/100
2 other stops

The Blueprint L.A.

Other

23895 Madison St

Production Transport

Other

21250 Hawthorne Blvd

Source: foursquare.com

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