Gardner, San Jose, CA

Gardner Neighborhood Guide San Jose, CA

About

Gardner is a lively neighborhood in San Jose, California surrounded by a rich blend of history and modern amenities. The community sits to the west of downtown San Jose and is bordered by Highway 87 and Interstate 280, making commuting a breeze. The area features an array of charming single-family homes, vintage bungalows, and offers residents a suburban feel. The neighborhood is also in close proximity to the SAP Center, a popular venue for concerts and sporting events.

What You Will Love About Gardner, San Jose, California

  • Gardner is known for its vibrant community spirit and diverse cultural ambiance.
  • The neighborhood is home to the historic Gardner Community Center, providing numerous recreational opportunities.
  • Its excellent location allows easy access to major highways and public transportation.
  • There are notable eateries, boutiques, and markets scattered throughout the area, catering to a variety of tastes.

What’s Nearby

Gardner is near the bustling downtown San Jose, offering residents an endless variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Its close proximity to the SAP Center makes it an ideal location for sports and music enthusiasts. The neighborhood is also just a short drive away from the scenic Guadalupe River Park, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.

Lifestyle

Living in Gardner offers residents a balanced lifestyle that melds suburban living with urban conveniences. The area is extensively walkable and bikeable, promoting an active lifestyle. The blend of cultures in Gardner results in a wealth of diverse eateries and annual community events that residents enjoy.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 257 restaurants, 32 grocery stores, and 34 parks within a mile of the Gardner neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Starbrite Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    893 Delmas Ave

  • GROCERY
    Mi Rancho Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    494 Auzerais Ave

  • GROCERY
    Sidhu Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    801 Locust St

  • GROCERY
    Arteaga's Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store / Supermarket

    0.6 miles

    Willow St

  • GROCERY
    Arteaga's Food Center

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    204 Willow St

  • GROCERY
    Delmas Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    101 Delmas Ave

Gardner Apartments and Rentals

58 Rental properties in Gardner, San Jose, CA.

  • The Taft property

    $2,395+

    The Taft

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    465–1040 Sqft

    6 Units Available

  • Koi Creek property

    $2,195

    Koi Creek

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    515 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Colonnade property

    $2,014+

    Colonnade

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    350–1225 Sqft

    5 Units Available

  • 195 E Reed St #4 property

    $2,050

    195 E Reed St #4

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    675 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1273 Curtiss Ave #2 property

    $3,200

    1273 Curtiss Ave #2

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    700 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 260 Stonegate Cir property

    $1,600

    260 Stonegate Cir

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    468 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
56.6%
224.9%
utilities
6.6%
37.1%
food
0.5%
14.2%
transportation
3.4%
34.5%
healthcare
8.1%
21.7%

Gardner Demographics

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Gardner Reviews

people smiling
  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Nearby Parks

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Near Schools

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

Gardner Transportation

walk bike and transit

Very Walkable

70/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Very Bikeable

87/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

48/100
1 bus stop, 7 train stops, 1 other stop

VTA - Convention Center Light Rail Station

Other

Almaden Blvd

VTA Light Rail - San Fernando Station

Train Stop

401-419 W San Fernando St

Amtrak

Train Stop

65 Cahill St

Source: foursquare.com

Gardner Schools

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