Charleston Gardens Homes For Sale
If you are in the market for Palo Alto, the Charleston Garden Homes For Sale is one of the more desirable lists to choose from!
The Charleston Gardens neighborhood is a quiet little triangular area bordered by San Antonio Road, Middlefield Road and East Charleston Road in Palo Alto.
Charleston Gardens was one of the neighborhoods flooded by veterans just after World War II and the residents work hard to retain its 1950s spirit. With wide streets lined with oak trees, Charleston Gardens draws young professionals as well as new families looking to raise children in Palo Alto, CA.
The neighborhood is an eclectic mix of generations- grandparents, kids and grand kids all live here and look out for each other in a caring, supportive environment. The residents value proximity to the freeway (US 101) and to shopping. Costco, Target, Walmart, OSH, REI, Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond are all a short distance away. The Milk Pail Market is less than 2 miles away and is a hub for all things European: an open- air market with fresh produce, gourmet cheeses and specialties from the European continent. The San Antonio Caltrain Station is 1.5 miles away, making life in the Charleston Garden area strategically located for longer/ environmentally friendly commutes too.
The neighborhood has been home to notable people: Former San Francisco 49ers legend Bill Walsh owned a rental house there, which he made available for his football players. Yahoo founder Charles Yang, who is said to have developed software in a small mother-in-law cottage in the back of a house in Charleston Gardens.
In order to keep everyone up-to-date about current neighborhood events, news and emergency preparedness, neighborhood association leader George Browning created a mailing list about 10 years ago and sends out a newsletter whenever important information needs to be passed on. Residents said this provides a place for neighbors to both connect and learn about events. One of these events is an annual block party that usually takes place on Seminole Way, when the whole street is blocked off for the party.
Charleston Gardens has a Walk Score of 59 and a Transit Score of 45 on walkscore.com.