There are a couple drawbacks. There's no washer-dryer hookup, so I'd have to use the communal coin-op on the other side of the building (at least until I install a washer/dryer of my own, an option I fully intend to explore). It's a first-story condo in a 2-story building, so I'd have upstairs neighbors. I havent' met them yet, but they have a rather loud bird that they keep on their balcony. It's also across the street from the 210 freeway, but there's a very effective sound wall and I can't hear any road noises from the patio, much less inside. Also, there doesn't seem to be any windows in either of the
Wish me luck!
EDIT: Bathrooms! No windows in the bathrooms!