Vineyard Point Village Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Solar homes and apartment communities in Vineyard Point Village are minutes from Downtown Sacramento and the heart of Elk Grove. The suburban neighborhood has sidewalks for foot traffic and wide streets with room for bicycling. Schools in the Elk Grove School District are situated right in the community.
Mather Air Force Base was built as a pilot training base during World War I. Located north of the neighborhood, the base closed in 1993. The 1,600-acre Mather Regional Park was developed on the Air Force land and became a Sacramento County park. Families who want to picnic in the park have a special picnic area near the park entrance. The park contains the 168-acre, Mather Golf Course, which has 18 holes and is open to the public. Anglers are attracted to Mather Lake, which is stocked with bass or trout. Nature lovers observe migrating birds and wildlife living in the park’s rare vernal pools and wetlands.
Vineyard Point Village is close to strip and shopping malls. The Florin Town Square is the nearest mall with big-name anchor stores and other retailers.
The Discovery Museum Science and Space Center in Sacramento has educated and entertained children and their families for years. The 14-acre center has science exhibits, displays, and summer programs. A planetarium and a wildlife pond are fascinating parts of the center.
The Governor’s Mansion State Park in downtown Sacramento was built in 1877 by a hardware merchant. The Second Empire Italianate-style mansion is furnished with styles reflecting its past occupants. A highlight of the tour is the seven original marble fireplaces with petticoat mirrors. The Governor’s Mansion housed 13 California governors until 1967, when Governor Ronald Reagan moved to a newly built mansion in a nearby suburb. The grounds contain landscaping dating back to the mansion’s construction.