Monte Sereno is a very affluent residential community located in the southwestern part of Santa Clara County
. With a population around 4,000, this town is known for its countryside character, picturesque views of Silicon Valley, and its magnificent estates and properties – one of which was built by author John Steinbeck during the time he wrote Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men. Known as a “bedroom community,” there is no commercial zoning within this city. However, Monte Sereno is conveniently close to the neighboring vibrant towns of Los Gatos
, and has easy access to Highways 17 and 85 making it a short 20-30 minute drive to bigger cities like San Jose
and Santa Cruz
. This city also has great educational options with its students having the option to attend four different school districts and countless private schools in the nearby area. You can enhance your search of Monte Sereno homes by searching properties by the city’s 95030
zip code, and by Meeting an Agent
who knows Monte Sereno real estate.