Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Los Altos CA contains the tree-lined atmosphere and the small village atmosphere familiar to many New England towns. It is an affluent community with strict limits on commercial development within its borders, a mandate that helps to preserve its small-town atmosphere.
The seven square mile city contains conveniently placed small businesses, schools, libraries, and churches, however. Since 1982, Los Altos has shown it is a caring community by becoming a leader in recycling programs with a curbside collection for all residents. Also, City Council meetings are televised on a local Cable channel. Over 200 volunteers per year assist in providing government services to the community.
For outdoor activities, residents flock to the Midpeninsula Open Space District. This area has over two hundred miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Hidden Villa offers a 1,600-acre farm and wilderness preservation in the Los Altos Hills. Or you can join up with the Los Altos Masters Swim Club, which offers lap and team swimming for people of any age.
Los Altos is one of the most friendly communities in the nation. It is a perfect retreat for busy professionals, whether single or raising a family. It has an exclusive yet friendly environment, where neighbors stop to chat as they walk down Main Street.The schools are also top-notch in this community, with the students and faculty working hard to be ranked in the top 2% of all California schools. Los Altos Hills, a neighboring community, is home to a community college, Foothill Community College.
If you’re ready to move to Los Altos, start your Los-Altos-real-estate-for-sale right here! Los Altos is known for its unique neighborhoods, so you’ll need a guide navigating the Los Altos Real Estate market. StynesGroup is happy to help you locate the perfect Los Altos Single Family Home, Townhouse or Condo that fits your taste and budget.
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