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Newer ranch style houses and professional landscaping gives the Countryside neighborhood a park-like setting. Long strips of trees and shrubs act as a noise barrier between the quiet, residential community and the street traffic of Calvine Road. Highway 99 is minutes west of the neighborhood and serves as a link to Downtown Sacramento. Sacramento Regional Transit has buses and light rail to take residents, visitors, and commuters to their city destinations.
The neighborhood is pedestrian-friendly, where residents can be seen walking their dogs. Students in Countryside can walk to Isabelle Jackson Elementary, Edward Harris, Jr. Middle School, or Monterey Trail High School. Calvine Continuation High School is close by. All schools are part of the Elk Grove Unified School District. Commuting to Cosumnes River College, with its large campus built on a man-made bluff and surrounded by ample parking space, is an easy commute west of Countryside. The community college offers associate arts degrees and transfer programs.
Countryside Community Park was designed for Countryside residents with picnic areas and a playground. Lit basketball and tennis courts are a plus for those wanting to play in the evenings. The park has shaded areas for Sacramento living. Summers here can reach up to 110 degrees.
Using Highway 99 by automobile or public transportation, Countryside residents are close to the attractions in Downtown Sacramento.
The Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park was built in 1856 and housed three governors during the 1860s. Stanford, a California governor and president of the Central Pacific Railroad, was a key player in the linking California with the Transcontinental Railroad. The house museum with elegant 19th century furnishings gives visitors insights of Stanford, one of the “Big Four” California businessmen whose efforts established California’s future as a state.