Clairemont is a fairly populous neighborhood—to the tune of 80,000-plus residents—within the City of San Diego
. It is bordered by the 805 freeway in the east, Linda Vista in the south, Bay Park
and Bay Ho in the west, and the 52 freeway in the north. Clairemont is notable for its relative proximity to such landmarks as Tecolote Canyon National park and San Clemente park (spots of green for those seeking a balanced urban experience), Mission Bay (a lively seaside commercial hub), and Montgomery Field (a public airport for helicopters and other small aircraft).
Clairemont is decently walkable/bike-able and generally has strong centrality and accessibility within San Diego. The neighborhood seeks to strike a balance between urban and suburban living, and as a result, boasts a wide variety of housing options from single-family homes to duplexes to apartment buildings and condominiums. In addition to the aforementioned freeways, major arteries running through or near Clairemont include the 5 and 163 freeways.