WELCOME TO SAN JOSE
Luxury living in the heart of Silicon Valley
Located only thirty minutes from the beaches of Santa Cruz and an hour from San Francisco, San Jose is the largest city in Northern California. Nicknamed the Capital of Silicon Valley, San Jose offers amazing cultural diversity, beautiful examples of historic architecture, and a small but strong arts scene. Public art is everywhere you go, and the city is also known for its mountain views, outdoor recreation, and beautiful parks. The bustling downtown area is a top destination for young professionals, singles, and tech workers.
San Jose has much to offer in the way of real estate, whether you're looking to retire, enjoy suburb living, or have an easy commute to work. Neighborhoods like The Alameda boast historical architecture, including Spanish Colonial Revival, Mission Revival, and California Churrigueresque. The city also offers typical ranch homes, Mid-Century, Eichler, Victorian, Tudor, Mediterranean, and craftsman homes.
What to Love
- Old San Jose classic architecture
- Relaxed living
- Views of rolling hills from your home
San Jose offers its residents a lavish lifestyle with its friendly population, sunny weather, and location in the heart of Silicon Valley. You'll get the best of big-city amenities, including dining, shopping, sports, and arts. From wineries and museums to parks, theaters and markets, there is always something to do in San Jose. Further afield, national parks and mountains offer day and weekend getaways for those who want to get in touch with nature. Residents enjoy a mix of city and residential living, and the public school system is highly rated.
DINING, ENTERTAINMENT, & SHOPPING
From traditional American steakhouses and seafood eateries to Mexican, Italian, and Asian fare, San Jose has something to suit every palette.
The downtown area is particularly popular for dining out, with many bars, coffee shops, and restaurants lining the streets.
is home to many dining establishments, most of which require a reservation. Original Joe's
is a popular choice for enjoying Italian food in a lively, relaxed atmosphere.
San Jose residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to nightlife and entertainment. San Pedro Square
, in particular, has many restaurants, pubs, and even a microbrewery to enjoy. The area also hosts a farmer’s market and an outdoor cinema.
The South of First Area District
is the city's center for entertainment and visual arts in the downtown area. It's known for its eclectic and creative crowd, venues, theaters, galleries, and coffee shops.
There is also an abundance of shopping opportunities in San Jose with modern malls like Westfield Valley Fair
, Westgate Center
, and Almaden Plaza
. Santana Row offers an upscale shopping experience with luxury boutiques alongside high-end restaurants.
THINGS TO DO
San Jose is best known for its innovative tech companies, but it also makes a name for itself with its year-round festivals. Catch some sonic waves at the city's longest-running outdoor concert series, Music in the Park hosted at Plaza de Cesar Chavez. Other notable festivals include San Jose Jazz Summer Fest, San Jose International Short Film Festival, and Obon Festival.
Sporting and outdoor activities are a major part of the San Jose lifestyle. A network of bicycle trails, outdoor parks, and gardens make it easy to enjoy a relaxing day outside. Nearby national parks like Big Basin Redwoods State Park
and Yosemite National Park
are great for those who want to enjoy a weekend of exploring the wilderness, camping, and hiking. Fishing and boating enthusiasts have Cunningham Lake
, and California beaches are a short drive from the city.
San Jose is served by several school districts, including San Jose Unified School District, East Side Union High School District, and Alum Rock Unified School District. Top education opportunities in the neighborhood include:
- San Jose State University
- Santa Clara University