Beautiful Saratoga, California lies at the base of the Santa Cruz Mountains. It’s highly sought-after real estate is complemented by a rich collection of wineries, parks, public gardens and cultural attractions. Downtown Saratoga is a picturesque creek side village set against a backdrop of redwood-covered mountains. Though it's a quiet and exclusive residential community, Saratoga is close to San Jose's urban attractions, Santa Cruz's beaches and Silicon Valley's top companies. Saratogans welcome visitors, and its restaurants, boutiques and hotels make it an ideal Northern California destination.
Saratoga is well known for its superior schools, low crime rate and charming village area.
This scenic, prestigious town in Santa Clara County offers its residents a tranquil lifestyle with plenty of artistic endeavors. There are approximately 10,000 households with about 30,000 people in this quaint community of which only 300 + homes transfer ownership each year. Originally a community of summer cottages built in and around the fruit orchards, one now finds a variety of residential styles, such as sprawling California ranch and turn of the century two-story homes, as well as many grand estate residences. Limited available land for new development keeps housing prices strong. Only a limited number of new homes are being built. Many people purchase an older home, remove the present house and build their desired new homes. In both strong and weak economies, demand for housing in Saratoga remains steady.
The City of Saratoga is an attractive residential community with excellent schools and unique characteristics. The community has a quaint historic downtown district, known as "Saratoga Village," or "The Village" with distinctive dining and unique shops. Saratoga also is home to Villa Montalvo, the former home of Senator James Duval Phelan which is host to an art gallery, an artist in residence program, concert performances and picturesque park trails. Additionally, the Mountain Winery in the Saratoga foothills features world-class concerts each spring and summer. Hakone Gardens, a City park operated by the Hakone Foundation, is the oldest Japanese-style residential gardens in the Western Hemisphere.