Almaden Valley, also known as Almaden, is in the southwestern part of San Jose. It is nestled between Blossom Valley, Willow GlenCambrian Park and Los Gatos. It is a quiet bedroom community for the Silicon Valley. Almaden Valley features two private country club communities, The Golf Club at Boulder Ridge and The Almaden Golf and Country Club.

The homes in Almaden Valley range from quaint 900 square foot, 2bed/2bath homes, to expansive 5,000 square foot homes on multi acre parcels.

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The Almaden Valley neighborhood is contained within the 95120 zip code. It is generally considered to be bordered by Coleman Road at the south and The Santa Teresa Foothills to the east. The community has easy access to highways 85 and 87, Almaden Expressway and the VTA Light Rail.

The Almaden Valley community is served by the San Jose Unified School District. The public schools are a large attribute of the community as they are the highest rated elementary, middle, and high schools. Simonds, Williams, Graystone, and Los Alamitos elementary schools and Bret Harte Middle School all have API scores well into the 900’s.

Although Almaden Valley is primarily a bedroom community, there are churches, parks, businesses and shopping. The primary shopping centers are the Almaden Plaza, which houses Costco, and the Westfield Oakridge Mall. The neighborhood also has an active community association, two newspapers, a library and a post office.

Whether you are a drawn to Almaden Valley because you enjoy living in a quiet neighborhood with an active community association or you want a home on a property with acreage, it is important to stay current on the newest listings so you can find a home that fits your style and budget. Almaden Valley is conveniently located near The Silicon Valley and homes sell quickly regardless of market conditions.

Small homes, as well as large properties with acreage, come on the market all year round, just like the ones I have featured here. Feel free to contact me anytime at (408) 647-7211 and I will be happy to send you my “HOT LIST” of the best homes in Almaden Valley.