Los Gatos & Saratoga

Welcome to Los Gatos & Saratoga

A walkable historic district.
 
Los Gatos and Saratoga are located in the Santa Clara Valley in the San Francisco Bay area. Both communities sit at the foot of the Santa Cruz Mountains, nestled between impressive Redwood forests.
 
Both Los Gatos and Saratoga are known for their historic, small-town feels. They are positioned close enough to Silicon Valley to access the city’s hustle and bustle but far enough to feel serenely separate. 
 
Los Gatos offers an assortment of quaint, woodsy retreats. The median listing price comes in just under $1.5 million. Saratoga’s homes range from chic ranches to more lavish, multi-story homes. The median listing price in Saratoga is about $3 million.
 

What to Love

  • Delicious dining options
  • Great hiking/walking trails
  • Arts and culture

People & Lifestyle

Los Gatos and Saratoga are suburban communities with charming downtown areas and plenty to do. Los Gatos is closely tied to Silicon Valley yet retains its small-town feel. Its natural beauty and topographic variety make for a very outdoorsy, natural vibe. Nearby Saratoga—with its wineries and high-end dining—attracts a mature, luxury-seeking part of the population. 
 
Both communities combine urban accessibility with suburban charm. They’re ideal locations for young professionals as well as established families. Their histories also attract a fair amount of tourists and nature-seekers.
 

Dining, Shopping, & Entertainment

Los Gatos and Saratoga offer charming cafes as well as higher-end restaurants. There’s truly something for every diner.
 
Both communities offer walkable shopping areas. Head to Old Town Los Gatos for an assortment of higher-end commercial shops, like Anthropologie and White House Black Market. Historic Saratoga Village is another fabulous, walkable way to explore craft stores, wineries, and more.
 
Big Basin Cafe and Kandoo Cafe in Saratoga are excellent choices for desserts and coffee. The Michelin-starred Plumed Horse offers deluxe, multi-course offerings, as well as a delicious assortment of chocolates. In Los Gatos, those looking for delicious drinks and small plates should head to Los Gatos Soda Works, where outdoor dining and lessons in craft cocktails await. For a more elegant meal, look no further than Manresa, a delicious farm-to-table restaurant with an impressive reputation.
 

Things to Do

Los Gatos and Saratoga are beautiful places to get lost in arts, culture, and outdoor activities. They’re strong communities with no shortage of annual events to bring people together in front of a gorgeous backdrop.
 
The Los Gatos Fiesta de Artes is an annual art and wine festival where local artists display their work while attendees sip local wines and enjoy musical entertainment. The Saratoga Blossom Festival opens local gardens and orchards to the public and offers vintage car displays, music, and food and wine.
 
Eager to spend some time outside in the sunshine? Head to Los Gatos Creek Trail for hiking, jogging, bird watching, and mountain biking through the beautiful forest. Vasona Lake County Park is a gorgeous park for walks, bikes, runs, and spending time with family.
 

Schools

Los Gatos and Saratoga are home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
 
Blossom Hill Elementary School                  
(10/10 - GreatSchools rating)
Public: Kindergarten - 5
Student/Teacher Ratio: 24:1
Total Students: 584
Raymond J. Fisher Middle School
(10/10 - GreatSchools rating)
Public: 6 - 8
Student/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Total Students: 1,269
Los Gatos High School
(10/10 - GreatSchools rating)
Public: 9 - 12
Student/Teacher Ratio: 23:1
Total Students: 2,138
Argonaut Elementary School
(9/10 - GreatSchools rating)
Public: Kindergarten - 5
Student/Teacher Ratio: 22:1
Total Students: 344
Hillbrook School                                   
Private - Pre-K - 8
Student/Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Total Students: 315
Saratoga High School
(10/10 - GreatSchools rating)
Public: 9 - 12
Student/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Total Students: 1,371
 
Want to be part of the amazing Los Gatos & Saratoga neighborhoods? Contact Kalla Bay Homes today to schedule a private showing of the beautiful homes in the area. 
 
 
 

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