Welcome to Ardenwood
Family-friendly haven notable for its excellent schools
One of Fremont's most sought-after neighborhoods, Ardenwood is bordered by Union City to the north and Newark to the south. From its humble beginnings as a cabbage farm supplying food for the gold rush, Ardenwood has been transformed by its proximity to Palo Alto and Silicon Valley located just over the Dumbarton Bridge. A serene locality loved by families and real estate investors lured by the value of Ardenwood's top-rated schools, this community lies close to excellent restaurants, shopping, the BART train, and beautiful parks.
A thriving business area home to many biotech startups, Ardenwood Research and Development Area has recently turned into a satellite mega campus for Menlo Park-based Facebook. Homes in Ardenwood include luxurious townhomes and exquisite single-family detached homes along tree-lined streets.
What to Love
- Beautiful historic sites, including the Ardenwood Historic Farm
- Plenty of green space, trees, fields, and lush picnic areas including Coyote Hills
- Top-notch schools
Located near major employers like Tesla and Google, Ardenwood is a tight knit bedroom community conducive to family life. It has been fabulously designed for working professionals who want to live somewhere more beautiful and peaceful. With easy access to BART and ACE trains and major highways like I-880, 84, and 92, commuting is a breeze for Ardenwood residents.
Ardenwood is a fantastic destination for young professionals. Young families often buy homes here due to the prestigious schools, which are a tremendous asset for families seeking an excellent education for their children. Ardenwood also has several parks perfect for picnicking, walking the dog, and spending time in the beautiful outdoors.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
There's no shortage of fine places to dine or shop in the surrounding area. Order a poke bowl at Poki Poke
for the freshest tasting tuna and hamachi with amazing sauces. Craving Mexican Fare? Step into El Mex Taqueria
for a delicious serving of ample favorites, from barbacoa to meat nachos and breakfast burritos. Milk & Honey Cafe
has every yummy Taiwanese fare you can think of, and really, you don't want to miss out on their mapo tofu, spicy beef noodle soup, or Napa cabbage. The kids will fall in love with this restaurant's creamy milk tea, too! Finish up your culinary adventure with a stop at Harumi Sushi & Tofu House
, and treat yourself to an assortment of mouth-watering rolls, sashimi, and miso soup.
Things to Do
With lush, well-maintained parks, a historic farm, and scenic trails, Ardenwood has something fun for every resident to enjoy.
You'll delight in a visit to the Ardenwood Historic Farm
with its many farm animals, beautiful scenery, impressive agriculture and even peacocks! If you’re looking for a quiet space to immerse yourself in nature, wandering through fields of wildflowers, then Coyote Hills
might just be perfect. Explore the trails of this regional park, and spot the abundant wildlife, from deer to coyotes, racoons, and falcons. Bike down Alameda Creek trails
with friends or bring the kids for a family picnic on the manicured grounds of Karl Nordvik Park
. With its proximity to Forest Park Elementary, Frank Fischer Park
is a lovely place to hang out with the kids on your way home from picking them up from school. You can practice your tennis swing at the public courts while the kids have fun on the playground.
Ardenwood is served by the Fremont Unified School District, home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: