If you don’t already have a favorite part of northern Santa Clara County
, come discover the charming town of Palo Alto where culture meets industry, creating one big city with a great big personality to match. With a population of 61,000 residents, the case for Palo Alto real estate is no small matter. Known as the "Birthplace of the Silicon Valley," this affluent city is recognized as a leader in cutting-edge technological development with ties to Stanford University. Palo Alto also boasts some of the best schools Santa Clara County
has to offer. Palo Alto has an impressive 34 city-owned parks and nearly one-third of the city’s 26 square miles is open space. Palo Alto is easily accessible by all major highways, including interstate 280, Highway 101, Highway 84 (Dumbarton Bridge) and Highway 92 (Hayward – San Mateo
Bridge). Commuting across the bay has never been easier with the abundant transportation options offered for Palo Alto real estate, including CalTrain, B.A.R.T., and the Marguerite Shuttle, a free public shuttle service provided by Stanford. The Marguerite shuttle can transport you around campus or take you to the downtown district, characterized by tree-lined streets and some of the best shops and restaurants in the Silicon Valley. Enhance your Palo Alto homes search
by adding the nearby cities of Monte Sereno
, Mountain View
to your search, and don’t forget to Find An Agent
to help you navigate the market.