The neighborhood of Downtown Fremont is situated in the city of Fremont, California, which is situated in the San Francisco - Oakland metropolitan area.
Downtown offers a very good selection of green spaces to enjoy, despite its sometimes busy ambience. Public green spaces, including Fremont Central Park, are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in, which makes them very easy to get to. This neighborhood has many areas that are very calm and quiet, although other spots can be noisy, especially close to one of the railway lines.
About three quarters of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the remainder are owners. In this neighborhood, the majority of buildings are large apartment buildings, and the rest of the houses are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. The average year of construction for properties in this part of the city is 1978. This area has quite a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
The closest supermarket in Downtown is generally only a rather short walk away. Moreover, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and a small selection of cafes can be found as well. When it comes to education, home buyers will welcome that wherever their property is situated in this part of Fremont, primary schools are close by. However, there are no high schools in Downtown. Residents have the choice between public and private elementary schools.
It is easy to travel by bike in this part of the city as cyclists do not encounter significant elevation changes. Walking is also quite practical for house buyers in Downtown; carrying out daily needs is convenient on foot. This area is very car friendly. It is easy to park. On the other hand, the public transit system in Downtown is sometimes poor. Nevertheless, residents profit from Fremont Station with access to the Warm Springs/South Fremont - Daly City Line and Warm Springs/South Fremont - Richmond Line. The neighborhood is connected by approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes.