Gardena Homes & Real Estate
Find the newest homes for sale and the best real estate listings in Gardena for viewing. Gardena, California is a community situated in the South Bay area, near Los Angeles. Its nickname is the "Freeway City." Gardena traces its origins to the Tonga Indians, thought to be descendants of people who crossed to Northern America from Asia about 10,000 years ago. The area was part of a 43,000-acre Spanish land grant in the 1700s and currently occupies 5.9 square miles. Residents numbered 60,395 in 2014, an increase of 4.6 percent since 2000. For additional information on properties available in Gardena, California or to schedule a private showing, contact your local real estate experts today. Read more about Gardena real estate.
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Gardena Real Estate Market
The average price per square foot in the Gardena real estate market jumped from $363 to $407 in the preceding year, an increase of about 11 percent. Home prices start in the low $300s for townhomes and in the low $500s for detached residences. Those planning to buy a home that is new construction can choose structures with up to five bedrooms in several communities offered by builders such as Watt Communities and MK Builders. Ranch, contemporary, and Spanish styles are popular in both townhomes and detached homes, which also include bungalows.
Gardena Community Amenities
One thing everyone notices about Gardena is its strawberries. Each May, the city celebrates a Strawberry Day Festival. Five local concerns each boast more than 400 employees: Memorial Hospital, Hustler Casino, United Parcel Service, Hitco Carbon Composites, and Normandie Casino. Since the city is near Los Angeles, homeowners can take I-110 about 14 miles north to enjoy employment opportunities, a night on the town, a UCLA Bruins football game, or a host of other LA amenities. Gardena operates a municipal bus service. The nearest Amtrak station is in San Pedro, 11 miles from Gardena. There is always plenty to see and to do. Depending on their preference, homeowners might enjoy activities at the Hustler Casino, taking in the J. Paul Getty Museum, or enjoying the opulence of nearby Hollywood. Local officials promote Gardena businesses that keep the area’s history and culture alive. Unique food concerns include Sushi Boy Inc., Tokyo Central, and Lomeli’s Italian Restaurant. Residents can pick up the latest fashions as well as classic pieces at Gen X Clothing and Xtreme Superheroes or make a quick trip to the Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance, just four miles from home.
Gardena Neighborhood Highlights
- Close proximity to I-110 and all the amenities of Los Angeles
- A mild California coastal climate that encourages spending time outdoors
- Gorgeous scenery, including acres of delectable wild strawberries
- Residents enjoy living in a city with its own office of economic development, police department, health department, and public library
- Opportunities to try a wager at local casinos
Gardena School Information
Gardena residents attend public schools operated by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Ten elementary and middle schools serve the city. Students of high-school age can attend Gardena Senior High, New Millennium Secondary School, C. Morley Sellery Special Education Center, or Moneta Continuation School. At least six private elementary/middle schools service the city in addition to Junipero Serra High School.
Post-secondary education is available at Everest College-Gardena, Trinity Vocational Center, and the American Auto Institute. Seven colleges and universities with more than 2,000 students are within eight miles of Gardena: El Camino Community College in Torrance, California State University-Dominguez Hills, United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus, El Camino College-Compton Center, Los Angeles Harbor College, ICDC College, and Los Angeles Southwest College.
Gardena Real Estate Agents
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