Los Altos Hills Real Estate and The Community of Los Altos Hills, CA
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The picturesque town of Los Altos Hills offers a rare agricultural-residential atmosphere in the heart of high tech Silicon Valley Real Estate. Here you will find many of the Bay Area’s finest homes nestled on large, rural lots while luxury cars are garaged next to horse stables. With its stunning vistas, quiet serenity, vast open spaces and quaint, small-town appeal, Los Altos Hills real estate and homes for sale consistently appears on a multitude of “Best Places to Live” as well as “Most Expensive Places to Live” lists. While being one of the most sought-after zip codes in the area, the population of Los Altos Hills remains sparse, with only 8,000 people calling this charming town home.
Los Altos Hills’ greatest asset is the 85 miles of trails and off road paths that meander and unite its neighborhoods and vast open spaces. The Pathways encourage the enjoyment of nature, physical activity, including horseback riding (equestrian pursuits), and a remarkable neighborliness not found in many communities.
Los Altos Hills serves as the quintessential backdrop for many community events, such as the Holiday Barn Lighting, an annual daylong celebration at the Westwind Barn that embodies the spirit of the holidays as well as the rural culture that defines Los Altos Hills. The non-profit educational organization, Hidden Villa, sits on 1,600 pristine acres and teaches about farming, the wilderness and community while the exclusive Fremont Hills Country Club spans 17 acres of rolling hills, offering activities for all members of the family.
To this day, zoning laws forbid commercial development within town limits. Residents and town council alike hold fast to the ideal of preserving the rural atmosphere while promoting ‘orderly and unhurried growth’. On the forefront of energy self-sufficiency, the Town Hall was redesigned in 2005, integrating state-of-the-art solar technology as well as energy and eco-efficiency all while retaining the building’s historical significance and heritage. For more information on Los Altos Homes for sale, give us a call.
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SCHOOLS IN LOS ALTOS HILLS
Children of Los Altos Hills residents, depending upon their address, attend schools in Palo Alto, Los Altos and the Mountain View-Los Altos districts. In 2005, Los Altos Hills reopened the Gardner Bullis elementary school, which has a Great Schools ranking of 10 and an average API score of 958. Its accredited Foothill College is among one of California’s best community colleges, with a lush 122-acre campus and an average class sizes of 27.
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*Source median household income and population: US Census Bureau 2008-2012
*Source for sales transactions: MLS 2013