Homes for Sale in Morgan Hill
Morgan Hill is located in southern Santa Clara Valley, approximately 12 miles south of San Jose, 10 miles north of Gilroy, and 15 miles inland from the Pacific Coast. The Valley is approximately 4 miles wide and is surrounded by the Santa Cruz mountain range to the west, and the Diablo mountain range to the east. Parks and open spaces abound, making Morgan Hill one of the last communities in the region with a charming, small town atmosphere.
Morgan Hill’s ideal location offers residents and visitors a vibrant Downtown, year-round outdoor recreational activities, including cycling, golfing, swimming, and boating. The beautiful tree and grass-covered hills surrounding Morgan Hill contain numerous award-winning wineries, pick-your-own farms, lakes, golf courses, numerous hiking trails and vast open space. The historic downtown offers charming boutiques, public art displays, year-round Farmer’s Market, and special events and festivals that attract 250,000 visitors each year. Popular events such as the ‘Mushroom Mardi Gras’, the ‘Fourth of July Parade’ and the ‘The Taste of Morgan Hill’ are family favorites. You can find art walks, brew crawls and wine strolls throughout the year.
People looking to escape the hectic life of San Francisco, San Jose, or Silicon Valley are attracted to Morgan Hill. It is a wonderful place for families, singles, and seniors alike. Families in particular, will be pleased to learn that the city’s public schools are excellent. The high schools boasts almost a 100% graduation rate and the great majority of graduates go onto pursue higher education. The Morgan Hill Unified School District encompasses 296 square miles and serves approximately 8,700 students.