Homes for Sale in Los Gatos
The Town of Los Gatos is nestled at the base of the Sierra Azules, and is located approximately 60 miles south of San Francisco, in the southwestern portion of Santa Clara County where the Santa Clara Valley meets the lower slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains. It is bounded by the City of San Jose to the north & east; the City of Campbell to the north; the Cities of Monte Sereno and Saratoga to the west. The population is over 30,000 and ranked the 33rd wealthiest city in the United States.
This town is situated within the largest metropolitan area of northern California, and is closely tied to Silicon Valley and its fast paced economy. Several high-tech companies maintain their presence here, most notably, streaming and content creator, Netflix.
Los Gatos prides itself as a self contained community. The city retains a mix of residential, commercial and light industrial uses, still attracts visitors, and continues to retain its small town image. Over 3,000 businesses serve the residents and act as a destination point for visitors who are attracted to its restaurants, hotels and variety of shops within a pedestrian oriented downtown setting. Downtown Los Gatos is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is the model of what communities strive to achieve in a downtown.
The town is also an inclusive community with the full mix of ages, family sizes and incomes. Residents enjoy many amenities such as distinguished schools, charming neighborhoods, beautiful hillsides, limitless recreation, and great shopping to name a few. Popular attractions includes: Campo di Bocce, Montalvo Arts Center, Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad/Bill Mason Carousel at Oak Meadow Park, Vasona County Park, and Los Gatos Creek Trails.