Charleston Meadows Homes For Sale
Located near El Camino Real and Charleston Road, Charleston Meadows is one of Palo Alto’s more pleasant, family-oriented neighborhoods. Residents attest to the neighborly, multi-cultural environment in Charleston Meadows that makes the community excellent for families to raise children in.
Charleston Meadows, a Palo Alto neighborhood, is distinguished by the sloping glass and wood facades of its many 1950s Eichler homes. The neighborhood’s iconic architecture, and even some of its residents, have been there since the neighborhood’s mid-century development. A stroll through the neighborhood’s generous streets yields peeks at a vintage Palo Alto. The neighborhood has maintained its wood-framed style with laws outlined by the Architectural Control Committee (ACC) that prevent renovations from straying too far from a home’s original architecture. In some yards, lush landscapes protect large glass windows in a form that stays true to the original Eichler sentiment of fluid indoor and outdoor spaces.
Robles Park is one of the more popular open air spaces in the community, The park is the site of the neighborhood’s annual community party, where last year the Charleston Meadows Association (CMA) held a dessert potluck and enjoyed coffee donated from a local Starbucks.
Residents of this neighborhood love the accessibility to El Camino Real, Alma Street and Highway 101, and the neighborhood’s resulting proximity to shopping. Whole Foods, Safeway, Trader Joe’s, the Milk Pail Market and the Grocery Outlet are among the many nearby places to shop.
Though a small neighborhood, Charleston Meadows has a number of cul-de-sacs that form pockets of neighborly goodwill. Some of the neighborhood’s lots look to the tree-lined Adobe Creek on its southeast side, which can be traversed by a bike bridge that gives easy access to Mountain View.