Whether you are new to Fresno and looking for a place to live, or you’ve been here your whole life and looking to change things up a bit – there is a neighborhood for you. Fresno is a lovely city with plenty of amazing restaurants, museums, festivals, and people. Like many cities, it is broken up into different neighborhoods that each have their own appeals — depending on what type of neighborhood you are looking for. But at its heart, Fresno (and the people who live there), is an amazing representation of the “great American melting pot” — of what the US is supposed to be.
The Fresno Community
While there are many different neighborhoods within Fresno, a sense of community can be felt no matter where you are. The Fresno community focuses on supporting local businesses, speaking positively about each other, and participating in as much volunteer work as possible. At heart, the Fresno community is generous and always proud to give back.
The Fresno community is a beautiful melting pot of both urban and rural communities as well as many different ethnic heritages. The culturally diverse metropolitan area contains many different neighborhoods as well as museums, shops, restaurants, and festivals throughout the year. With a population of around 800,000, Fresno is home to many strong cultures — such as Indian, Basque, Asian, Armenian, Hmong, Hispanic, Chinese, Japanese, and Portuguese.
Fresno is made up of ten distinct neighborhoods that all have their own individual characteristics. While each of these neighborhoods has tons of unique character, here, we’re just going to provide a brief description of each to get you an idea of what each neighborhood is all about.
First, we have Bullard Area. This neighborhood is surrounding Bullard High School which was founded in 1955. To this day Bullard is extremely well regarded in the community. This well-established neighborhood is centrally located near to some of the premier shopping areas and restaurants of Fresno.
This neighborhood holds many of Fresno’s beautiful historical buildings, such as the Fresno Water Tower, as well as notable areas like the City Hall and Grizzly Stadium.
This beautiful area gives you closer views and access to some incredible areas such as the mountains, lakes, rivers, forests, foothills, and countryside. This neighborhood is also where Woodward Park is located — an amazing area park with many amenities including a disc course, walking and running trails, bbq area, especially gardens like the Japanese Garden and others. Do you like the idea of living near great parks, view of the foothills and the Sierra’s? We got a list of every home for sale in the North East area of Fresno right here.
With many homes experiencing an amazing view of the San Joaquin River, Northwest Fresno brings to mind beautiful custom homes, large lots, and premier golf courses. One of the most popular areas in Fresno… The North West. To see a list of your options, including those with views of the San Joaquin River, just click here.
This beautiful neighborhood is densely shaded by trees and took decades to develop. The large lots and lush landscaping perfectly complement the combination of the ranch, bungalow, and period revival houses that are found here. This neighborhood is also extremely well known for its Christmas cheer with what residents refer to as “Christmas Tree Lane” where the homeowners decorate their yards with magnificent light displays. Thought of as “the” neighborhood by many to live in, and for many reasons. Here is your list of homes for sale in Fig Garden, Fresno.
Historic Fresno High
With some of the most unique homes in the San Joaquin Valley, this charming neighborhood also houses Fresno High — the oldest high school in the Fresno Metropolitan area. I grew up in this area, moved into Fig Garden then Bullard, now North East. My heart lives here for sure, in the historic Fresno High Area – see why here.
One of the oldest neighborhoods in Fresno, this neighborhood is known for its exciting nightlife with local musicians, garden patio restaurants, and 1930’s style. This neighborhood also houses the gorgeous historic landmark: the Tower Theatre. Looking to buy a home in the Tower District? Click here to see every home for sale located in the Tower District, Fresno.
Mostly developed in the 1950s through the ‘70s, Sunnyside is located in southeast Fresno. The Sunnyside Country Club was founded in 1906 and now is a popular destination for special events and golf tournaments. Love the 70’s vibe… Every home for sale in the Sunnyside Area, Fresno can be found here.
If you are looking for restaurants and shopping centers then the River Park area is for you. The River Park outdoor shopping center features not only tons of stores and restaurants but also a lush courtyard with fountains and plenty of places to relax and enjoy the amazing Fresno climate. There is something to love about living so close to dining, shopping, movies, and coffee – if that is what you love, here is a list of every home in the River Park Area for sale.
Old Town Clovis
Last, but certainly not least, is the neighborhood of Old Town Clovis. This quaint town just east of Fresno has held its same values and traditions even through the extensive renovations to the downtown area. The beautiful cobblestone intersections and old-fashioned street lights give you a refreshing reminder of the past. Clovis, it’s a way of life and they have lots of beautiful homes for you to choose from right here – check them out!
Above All Else, Fresno is Authentic
Here, we believe that authenticity is extremely important. We strive to be the same people no matter where we are. Whether we are at the office, with friends and family, or engaging with the community, we strive to be true to ourselves.