Santa Clara City Guide – Shopping and Nearby Conveniences Our Santa Clara apartment homes are located in close proximity to a variety of grocery stores, international markets, and other amenities. Stevens Creek Villas are adjacent to the Villa Shopping Center which has a Safeway, two banks, Panda Express takeout and other amenities. Chromatic Coffee 5237 Stevens Creek Blvd Before heading out on your errands, pick up artisan roasted coffee right outside the front door at Chromatic Coffee. Source: www.freshcup.com Chromatic Coffee offers some of the best artisan roasted coffee choices Walmart’s Neighborhood Market is just across the road from Buckingham Place Apartments. One and a half miles east on Stevens Creek Blvd., is the Westfield Valley Fair Mall, a robust indoor shopping center with upscale boutiques, specialty and department stores and a spacious food court. Santana Row 377 Santana Row Across from Valley Fair, on the opposite side of Stevens Creek Blvd, is Santana Row, which includes specialty shops, great restaurants, spas, a movie theater and outdoor events. Santana Row Sign Source: www.deviantart.com Santana Row offers great shops, restaurants, events, and so much more! Residents of Flora Vista and Catalina Apartments have Lucky Supermarket just across the street in the Lawrence Expressway Plaza. Along El Camino Real, there’s a Walgreens, several beauty salons, restaurants and many other services. About 2 miles east, Sprouts Farmers Market offers a wide range of natural organic items, including beer and wine. For bulk shopping, Costco Warehouse is only 2 miles north on Lawrence Expressway. Get a glimpse of the old Santa Clara in Franklin Square, near the Santa Clara Mission, about 3 miles from Flora Vista and Catalina Apartments. In addition to a Farmer’s Market from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturdays, there’s a post office, hair salon, pizza place and other services. Park benches near the outdoor fountain make for a great place to relax, soak up the small town atmosphere and enjoy the free summer time concerts in the square. Great Mall 447 Great Mall Dr Northern California’s largest outlet shopping center, Great Mall, is a 20 minute drive from your doorstep. With over 200 shops, you have access to popular brands like Gap, Nike, Marshalls and more at discounted outlet prices! Great Mall Source: www.sanjose.org Great Mall has over 200 different shops to choose from! Everything you might need, from everyday staples or hard to find specialty items, is easily obtained within a short walk or drive from our Santa Clara communities!