Founded in 1777, San Jose has the distinction of being the first civilian settlement of California and the first state capital. By 1990, it had become the capital of Silicon Valley. San Jose is also the largest city in Northern California with almost one million residents. The neighborhood of Evergreen is located in Southeast San Jose, bordered by the Diablo Range area of the California Coast Ranges. Evergreen San Jose apartments enjoy a beautiful location, low crime rate, and sunny weather. In addition, Evergreen San Jose has a low poverty level and a low unemployment rate, and shopping, schools, libraries, and parks can be found within a mile.
The median rent in Evergreen is a bit high, around $2200 per month to lease a one or two bedroom apartment. For example, the Carlyle runs from about $2000 to $3000 per month depending on the floor plan chosen. For the price, the living space is a bit small; however, the amenities are nice. The property is pet friendly and inside you will find a full size washer and dryer with spacious oversize walk in closets. The apartment features hardwood flooring, ceiling fans, and air conditioning with a view that can't be beat. The apartment is security conscious, using gated entries and on site patrol. In addition to the heated spa, swimming pool and clubhouse, there is a 24 hour fitness center and full Concierge service. Other nearby apartments rent for a comparable price.
This neighborhood has several Mexican and Latin American restaurants to choose from, in addition, there are Thai and Vietnamese, such as Bangkok Boulevard and Ca Mau Restaurant. Chuck E. Cheese and an AMC Movie Theater keeps the kids entertained and the adults can check out one of three pubs in the immediate area or for a more elegant evening, the Dance Theatre International offers dance recitals and ballet. For outdoor fun in Evergreen San Jose, you can rent a sport utility vehicle for a weekend drive up the Pacific Coast.
The importance of your pet's health is reflected in the several veterinary clinics available to choose from, such as, the Canyon Creek Pet Hospital and the Aborn Pet Clinic. In addition, you can buy pet health insurance and there is a petting zoo nearby that offers instructions on how to make your own natural dog chow. There are also several dog grooming and dog sitters in the area.
Most residents of this area travel by personal vehicle among the extensive freeway system or they commute using the VTA light rail service or the public bus system. If your destination is close by, the neighborhood of Evergreen San Jose is considered very walkable.
The local schools in Evergreen San Jose include both public and private. There are over 20 public high school and almost 30 public elementary schools to serve the district, in addition to at least 50 private schools listed in the San Jose area. For college courses, you can choose from several career colleges such as Everest University, or you can take some classes at San Jose Community College for general education credits.