South Portland Gardens, South Portland, ME
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South Portland Gardens Neighborhood Guide South Portland, ME


South Portland Gardens is a charming neighborhood located in South Portland, Maine. A serene, suburban location, South Portland Gardens is conveniently situated close to Interstate 295 and Highway 77 for easy commutes. Residents enjoy proximity to the picturesque Wainwright Recreation Complex, popular for its sports fields and trails. The neighborhood is also close to the retail and dining hotspots of Mill Creek Shopping Center.

What You Will Love About South Portland Gardens, South Portland, Maine

  • The tranquility of suburban living combined with the convenience of being close to commercial areas and major highways.
  • The beauty of nearby Wainwright Recreation Complex, offering extensive outdoor activities for all ages.
  • The neighborhood's close proximity to Mill Creek Shopping Center, providing a variety of retail and dining options.

What’s Nearby

South Portland Gardens is minutes away from downtown Portland, which is known for its vibrant arts scene, historic Old Port district and thriving food scene. The popular Willard Beach is also nearby for those who enjoy coastal living. The neighborhood is furthermore adjacent to the South Portland Municipal Golf Course for golfing enthusiasts.


Life in South Portland Gardens can be described as relaxed and outdoorsy with a touch of urban convenience. Residents enjoy a range of outdoor activities such as hiking, golfing, and beach trips, while also having easy access to the commercial amenities of Mill Creek Shopping Center and downtown Portland. The neighborhood is family-friendly, with a community-focused vibe.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 75 restaurants, 14 grocery stores, and 5 parks within a mile of the South Portland Gardens neighborhood.

    Mallside Plaza

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.2 miles

    198 Maine Mall Rd

    Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    316 Western Ave


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    415 Philbrook Ave

    Hannaford Plaza

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.3 miles

    415 Philbrook Ave

    The Maine Mall

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.4 miles

    364 Maine Mall Rd

    Maine Lobster Now

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fish Market, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    58 City Line Dr

South Portland Gardens Apartments and Rentals

68 Rental properties in South Portland Gardens, South Portland, ME.

  • Liberty Commons property


    Liberty Commons

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    810–1460 Sqft

    6 Units Available

  • Redbank Village property


    Redbank Village

    1–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    535–825 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Shepley Street property


    Shepley Street

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    450–500 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Furnished Studio - Portland - Scarborough property


    Furnished Studio - Portland - Scarborough

    Studio • 1 Bath

    300 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • The Armature property


    The Armature

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    400–1618 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Olde English Village Apartments property


    Olde English Village Apartments

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    420–950 Sqft

    Not Available

Cost of Living

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South Portland Gardens Demographics

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South Portland Gardens Reviews

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  • Area Has Kids Play Outside


    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Noise Late At Night


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  • Area Has Litter


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  • Near Grocery Stores


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  • Busy Streets


    Say 2 of 3 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings


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South Portland Gardens Transportation

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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.

Somewhat Bikeable

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South Portland Gardens Schools

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