Los Altos Real Estate
A Quaint Village in the Heart of the Valley
The Silicon Valley... big city, big business, big opportunity. The Silicon Valley is typically associated with bustling city streets, fast-paced living, and ultra-modern business, but Los Altos just might be the exception. Beautiful tree-lined streets, quaint historic architecture, and an overall sense of peace and serenity give this city in the heart of the Silicon Valley a quiet village feel. Though it is only seven square miles, this little city is packed full of its own small-town charms, from local businesses and schools, to libraries, shopping districts and beautiful recreational parks. Discover a quiet corner of the Valley... in the middle of it all.
Work, Play, Live Los Altos
A Wealth of Experiences
Shopping and dining, education, history, or art and culture… Los Altos has it all. It features seven unique retail districts, which include major retailers and chain restaurants, as well as unique one-of-a-kind boutiques, shops, and eateries. One especially interesting district is the Los Altos Downtown district, which offers quaint architecture along tree-lined streets, and everything from cafes and shops to a veterinary hospital.
Other popular attractions in Los Altos include the Los Altos History Museum, and the vibrant and unique public art sculptures scattered throughout the city.
Silicon Valley Employment
Los Altos offers the charm and serene quiet of a village… with the employment opportunities of a true Silicon Valley city. Top technology companies surround, offering a wealth of opportunities.
Major companies located in the area include AltaVista, CPI International, Mrs. Fields, Hewlett-Packard,WikiHow, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, the NASA Ames Research Center, LinkedIn, box, and the Los Altos Software Testing House.
Recreation, Volunteerism & Education
Parks & Recreation
Enjoy quiet natural spaces, lively community sports, and serene nature trails in Los Altos! Parks throughout the city offer sports courts, rentable community centers, playgrounds, athletic fields, picnic and barbeque areas, and scenic wooded and park views.
The Redwood Grove Nature Center,specifically, offers a nature observation deck, a boardwalk, and a secluded nature trail along Adobe Creek.
Los Altos is proud of its strong community of volunteers who work tirelessly to make Los Altos a wonderful community. From hosting city-wide fundraisers and events, to recreational youth programs, to green initiatives, Los Altos residents strive to make their community the best it can be. This even includes recycling programs, with a residential curbside collection for bottles, can, newspapers, motor oil, mixed paper, and even yard waste.
Los Altos School District
Los Altos is served by the Los Altos School District, which is revolutionizing learning by empowering teachers, challenging students to become creative problem solvers, and igniting a passion for learning. The school district has seven elementary schools and two junior high schools.
The Mountain View Los Altos High School District serves students in grades 9 – 12 at Mountain View High.
Los Altos Real Estate
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