Los Altos Real Estate and The Community of Los Altos

Dawn’s intimate knowledge of the community makes her an expert in Los Altos Real Estate!

With its quaint, tree-lined streets, Los Altos offers a quintessential ‘small town America’ atmosphere in the epicenter of the Silicon Valley. This 7 square mile residential community, a perfect place for young families and people who enjoy a leisurely pace of life, prides itself on its culture, vibrancy and family focus.

With 16 community centers and parks, including the 3.7-acre Shoup Park along Adobe Creek and the 6-acre Redwood Grove nature preserve, Los Altos offers much in the way of outdoor activities.  Shoup Park is a pleasant walk from downtown and beckons residents with its lush lawns and shaded picnic areas and families with children will enjoy the kid-friendly play areas. The 7 charming shopping districts in Los Altos are bursting with cafes and fine dining, boutiques and bookstores, spas and dance studios as well as a blend of national and local stores.

The town holds many annual community-building events such as their monthly ‘First Friday’. Held in its enchanting downtown, this evening event is about fantastic food, live music and the arts. The annual Festival Of Lights Parade is a favorite among families from all around the Bay Area, drawing over 17,000 spectators to watch the procession of 60 splendidly decorated holiday floats.




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Explore information about Los Altos schools, API scores and the correlation between well performing schools and associated real estate costs.

Los Altos boasts exemplary public schools while its top rated elementary and middle schools rank among the state’s best. The Los Altos school district holds bragging rights as the top-scoring district in California. With an average API score of 968, the schools emphasize extraordinary academic performance solidified by a commitment to implementation of innovative learning practices.