Los Altos

Los Altos is one of Santa Clara County's most prestigious towns. It is located in the northern end of the county, just 10 minutes from Palo Alto and Stanford University. With a quaint and charming downtown, Los Altos features many first-class restaurants, bakeries, art galleries and boutiques.

Possessing a country atmosphere, many of the streets in this city are lined with tall trees and are without sidewalks. It is a peaceful yet upscale feeling. The town slopes gently toward San Francisco Bay and sports many homes on large lots of 1/4 acre or more.

School rankings in Los Altos are very high and crime ratings are among the lowest in the state. High school seniors have many higher educational opportunities nearby including Foothill Junior College and Stanford University. After graduating college, there are a multitude of employment opportunities within a short commute including many Silicon Valley firms like Intel, Apple Computer and Hewlett-Packard.

After work and school, residents can enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities. There are 10 parks in Los Altos and many youth activities, including baseball, soccer, drama and dance. The library has been expanded and there is a yearly Festival of Lights Parade as well as an annual Pet Parade, both of which are very popular. Temperatures in Los Altos are Bay Area mild with the wintertime averages around 58-60° and summertime averages hovering around 75-80°.

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Featured picture for the property ML81724325
$3,398,000
LOS ALTOS, CA
3
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Barbara Telesco-Curley
Golden Gate Sotheby's International Realty
REIL
Featured picture for the property ML81724385
$3,898,000
LOS ALTOS, CA
5
beds
4
baths
Listing courtesy of Lynn Wilson Roberts
Pacific Union International
REIL
Featured picture for the property ML81724373
$9,488,000
LOS ALTOS HILLS, CA
6
beds
7
baths
Listing courtesy of Greg Goumas
Sothebys Intl Rlty
REIL
Featured picture for the property ML81724365
$4,500,000
LOS ALTOS, CA
5
beds
5
baths
Listing courtesy of The Troyer Group
Intero Real Estate Services
REIL
Featured picture for the property ML81724363
$3,199,000
LOS ALTOS, CA
4
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Brett Caviness
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
REIL
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