Saratoga Homes and Real Estate are at the top of many lists for home buyers. This is because of a unique combination of great neighborhoods, top schools, a thriving downtown and perfect weather.
Saratoga is nestled against the mountains just north of San Jose. With a population of just around 30,000, Saratoga isn’t a large city but it is elite with CNN/Money ranking Saratoga as the 4th top earning towns in the country.
Homes in Saratoga are more costly with an average home in the Saratoga School District costing over $1M. For many, the price is worth it as this peaceful community avoids the big city problems of its larger neighbor San Jose to the south while still being close enough to be able to enjoy the big city amenities whenever the urge occurs.
Saratoga is home to wineries, fine dining, concerts and more. Residents often go to the Mountain Winery for concerts with a beautiful outdoor venue. Or stroll the shops in the along Big Basin Way in Downtown Saratoga.
If you are looking for that special estate, some of the homes in Saratoga can cost upwards of $20M making it one of the most expensive places in the country to live.
The city of Saratoga originally was called Campbell’s Gap for it’s founder William Campbell (Father of Benjamin Campbell to which Campbell Ca is named for). Later the name McCarthysville was used.
The name changed in 1863 to Bank Mills and then in 1865 after the discovery of a mineral spring similar to the springs of Saratoga Springs in New York, the name was changed to Saratoga.
If you are looking for a great school system, upper middle class neighborhoods, a thriving downtown area and beautiful homes on tree lined streets and you have the budget for it, you would enjoy the Saratoga area. Let my system help you find your Saratoga Home and with my guidance, we can locate the perfect property for your needs.