Gardens can be defined simply with one word, a community. Nothing defines this wonderful neighborhood more. Built around the Glenmoor Gardens Homeowners Association this neighborhood remains one of the oldest and largest neighborhoods in Fremont.
Glenmoor is characterized by ranch style homes
with large lots and its rich history and traditions.
Glenmoor Gardens feels like a separate city, maintaining a small town feeling where everyone knows their neighbors. The homeowners association stands as a centerpiece for Glenmoor residents. This neighborhood was built around starting families and due to this, the homeowners association works year round ensuring many events for neighbors to get together and grow as a community.
This neighborhood is located in the center of Fremont and has easy access to the entire city. Even the single BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) train station is within a mile from the neighborhood. Glenmoor Gardens comes highly recommended for family and community oriented people.
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Restaurants & Nightlife
Restaurants in Glenmoor Gardens are low key and casual, staying consistent with the small-town community vibe of the neighborhood.
If you are in the mood for something unique and tasty, look no further than De Afghanan off Fremont Boulevard. Kabobs and bolani are highly suggest for people looking to sample the exquisite Afghan cuisine. Expect a wait to sit because this establishment stays busy through the day.
Sometimes we find ourselves craving something green. You can fulfill these cravings by stopping by Chaat Bhavan, a casual Indian vegetarian restaurant located on Mowry Avenue. Here, it serves perfectly spiced dishes that keep you wanting more. Start with malai paneer, a delicate cheese cooked in a creamy sauce, and finish off your meal with the tasty kofta curry.
For a night out with friends look no further than O'Sullivan's Sports Bar. Flat screens line the walls of this bar, even showing the game over the urinals in the men’s room. Locals can play a game of pool or just relax and enjoy a beer around a booth table.
For those in the mood to dance stop by the Mojo Lounge, a chill divey venue. There is live music four days a week and karaoke for those brave souls every Wednesday. Great buffalo wings and custom drinks keep the fire burning at this cool lounge.
History & Culture
Glenmoor Gardens holds a place in Fremont’s history as one of the oldest and largest neighborhoods, built upon remnants of early settlers' farms. These livestock and grain farms were part of large estates that were first incorporated under Glenmoor Homes, Inc.
Shifting away from the farmlands spread across Glenmoor, many housing tracts were planned and implemented over the next 15 years. Glenmoor Gardens was marketed as a “community planned for gracious living” and catered to young families.
The Glenmoor Gardens of today keeps with old traditions and remains very family oriented. Visit the Children's Natural History Museum for an educational trip, and check in with the homeowners association for regular cultural events.
Traveling around the neighborhood is easy for everyone. Residents have quick access to Interstate 880, and busy streets, including Fremont Boulevard, surround the neighborhood. Parking around the neighborhood is easy.
If taking public transportation is your style the East Bay bus company AC
Transit runs many routes by Glenmoor Gardens. There is also the BART train, which stops nearby and runs throughout the Bay Area with many stops in San Francisco. For under $5, you can take the train all the way across the Bay.
There are many options for cabs in Fremont, it is recommended to call ahead and secure a taxi to come pick you up when you need one. If you are more active and prefer to walk or ride a bike, the roads throughout Glenmoor Gardens are well maintained and perfect for pedestrians.
The cost of living in Glenmoor Gardens is higher than the city average due in part to the great facilities offered by the homeowners association. The services offered vastly outweigh the difference. The median rent for a one-bed apartment is $1,608 in this neighborhood.
When looking to travel be wary of the gas prices, sitting at 15 percent higher than the national average. AC Transit buses are a great alternative and a ride on the bus $2.10 for adults. After a long day, you may wish to wind down at a local bar, where a typical beer costs $6.
There are two malls near Glenmoor Gardens: Newpark Mall and the Fremont Hub. When looking to shop you can’t go wrong at either. Newpark Mall seems to be favored in terms of its food court, so if lunch is part of your plan, just drive through Mowry Avenue, and pass under Interstate 880; it will be on your left. The Fremont Hub is a larger outdoor style mall, favored for its variety of large stores and large parking lots. The Fremont Hub is great for a long day of shopping.
For your foot fix, stop by Sole Supremacy, part of the Newpark Mall. Known locally for its great selection of popular shoes, this store will even buy your old sneakers. If books are more your style, try Half Price Books in the Fremont Hub. This massive bookstore buys and sells paper and digital media and stands as a local favorite.
For a great local grocery store try Sprouts Farmers Market, known for its great variety of fresh meats and excellent produce. On Wednesday, it has great sales. Every Sunday morning at Newpark Mall, the local Newark Farmers Market is held. Farm fresh produce and local merchants are here to please every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Glenmoor Garden's residents have access to two private parks and recreation centers. For picnics and large playgrounds head down Birch Street to Birch Grove Park. If you want to hang out with some ducks, go to the Duck Pond at Fremont and Mowry.
During the summer Fremont gets hot, Glenmoor Residents have access to public pools located within the neighborhood. One such pool is at Meyer Park, found at Glenmoor Drive. These pools require an application and have family plans available for purchase. These pools are part of the great recreation facilities offered to residents and are great places for exercise.
Glenmoor Garden's Homeowners Association hosts many annual events including the Easter Egg Hunt, a Fourth of July Parade, movies in the park and even Christmas tree lighting ceremonies.