The neighborhood of New Garden is unique in that it combines the charm of a bustling and abundant marketplace with a comfortable and peaceful environment favored by both residents and visitors.
Each residence is built and designed differently, a characteristic that attracts a wide variety of residents. Homes
are located directly on the major roads that lead conveniently to shopping locations and restaurants. The entrances to the bundles of homes are lined with beautiful trees and greenery to give a feeling of solitude away from the disturbances of traffic.
Located Northwest of Greensboro,
New Garden's proximity to both Battleground Avenue and Bryan Boulevard provides easy access to the rest of the city and neighboring areas such as High Point.
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Restaurants & Nightlife
Restaurant choices range from the exotic Asian cuisine of Phoenix to the American menu at Tripps. Check out a large selection of eatery options along New Garden Road in Greensboro.
Imperial Koi Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar creates Asian-inspired dishes and boasts a panoramic view of the area. Try some of the weekly specials, or indulge in exotic appetizers such as raw Kobe beef served with lime soy and pineapple sauce. Duck spring rolls arrive at your table filled with duck confit and sweet potato shoestrings with hoisin sauce.
Available to satisfy your sweet tooth, Sweet Meg's Bakery offers freshly made chocolate chip cookies from its expansive dessert selection, which includes yummy cheesecake bars and cake lollipops. Choose from nearly 40 cake flavors for any occasion, such as the seasonal pumpkin spice cake or the tempting Bailey's Irish cream cake.
The Brassfield Cinema plays current movies and holds raffles for prizes during blockbuster showings. Its affordable ticket prices leave you with enough pocket money to enjoy a drink and a live show at Ham's down the road after your movie.
History & Culture
Located on New Garden Road right near the entrance to Guilford Courthouse National Military
Park and just across the street from the Brassfield shopping center, the Tannenbaum Historic Park offers residents of and visitors to New Garden a piece of American revolutionary history.
The park preserves a clapboard-faced log cabin built by members of the Joseph Hoskins family, which experienced the famous Battle of Guilford Courthouse on their farmlands in 1871.
At various points throughout the park, a forge, barn and kitchen recreate the farm as it stood during the battle. Interpretive panels accompanying each site tell the story of the farm and its role in the American Revolution.
The Colonial Heritage Center, on the same grounds, is a unique museum offering more captivating information about the battle.
For an even more interactive approach to the area's history, watch or even participate in the annual re-enactment of the battle in the park every spring.
Free public parking and plentiful parking lots in shopping centers provide means to enjoy the area for as long as you please at no cost.
While no bus routes are available in the New Garden area, there is one located just 10 minutes away on Battleground Avenue and Friendly Avenue.
These routes are helpful in getting to downtown
Greensboro, but New Garden is very walkable making the bus system unnecessary if you remain in the area. Biking lanes along New Garden Road provide another means of transportation and a safe and unique way to explore the area. Several local cab services are accessible with a quick phone call and Uber also services the area.
Exits to Joseph Bryan Boulevard are available in New Garden, providing routes to other areas nearby, including High Point and Greensboro. The boulevard leads to highways 68 and 40.
On average expect to pay $667.81 for a one-bedroom
apartment, $67 cheaper than the city average.
The nearby Greensboro Transit Authority bus routes are available at just $1.50 per ride and $0.75 per ride for students and seniors. For private transportation, the average cost of gas is nearly the same as the national average of $2.35.
With so many local breweries, the typical cost of liter of domestic beer on draught is a mere $2.50. A liter of an imported beer comes to an average of $4.
With all of this taken into account, the average cost of living in New Garden is 12.10 percent lower than the national average.
New Garden boasts a variety of shopping locations, many of them located in the Jefferson Village shopping area. Stores range from the affordable and well-known ones, such as Marshall's and Target, to the more unique boutiques such as Splurges. With a unique selection of women's clothing and a welcoming, attentive staff, Splurges is a terrific stop to make while shopping. For a more specialized experience, Carolina Dancewear provides top-quality dancewear to professionals ad beginners alike, with merchandise from famous designers such as Yumiko.
Within the shopping areas, a number of grocery stores serve the neighborhood such as Harris Teeter and Lowes Foods. Target's recently added grocery section also provides another option for groceries. For a higher-end grocery selection, visit The Fresh Market. To get freshly grown and organic groceries, take a short 15-minute drive to Greensboro's Piedmont Triad Farmer's Market.
Only minutes away from New Garden, the Country Park provides the perfect outdoor experience for everyone.
With two stocked fishing lakes, a handicap-accessible children’s playground, pedal boats, picnic shelters, a BMX bike course and extensive trails for jogging, hiking and bicycling, there are a variety of options for a day out. The family dogs can enjoy themselves as well as in Bark Park, the off-leash dog park. Country Park is also home to the Guilford County Veteran’s Memorial.
For a more extensive water experience, visit Lake Brandt, also located only a few minutes away. It features fishing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking and canoeing. Rowboats, canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddle boats are available for daily rentals. With its 816-acre municipal reservoir, there's plenty of water-fun. The lake also offers annual fall-foliage pontoon tours to experience the beauty of autumn in a different way. For an outdoor experience for younger children, the park provides a preschool nature program.