A thriving downtown with tree lined streets with celebrated homes for the beauty, history & charm. English cottage charm & large & looming Sycamore trees. adjacent to California State University Chico Campus & home to lower Bidwell Park that offers a wide range of activities such as swimming in sycamore Pool or salmon Hole, barbecuing in cedar Grove or playing softball at sycamore field. Bordered by Woodland avenue to the south & Vallombrosa avenue to the North. Both are very desirable due to the vicinity to the park & downtown . The beautiful historic Bidwell Mansion will also be your neighbor, just a few blocks from downtown. Professors, students & downtown aficionados live harmoniously as this enviable area of Chico sits just at the edge of California State University Chico’s Laxson Auditorium. Both downtown & mansion Park will always be very desirable family-oriented areas. Homes in these areas have a higher price per square foot than other areas of chico due partially to their proximity to such local favorites like madison Bear Garden, 5th Street Steakhouse, Shubert’s Ice Cream, many theater & live entertainment & dining options as well as unique, locally owned shops, boutiques & eateries. Outdoor entertainment & festivals frequent the downtown area & its Town Square is walking distance from Enloe Hospital & recreation at 1 Mile Park including Caper Acres Children Park.