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Los Gatos,California

Santa Clara County

In proximity to Silicon Valley, Los Gatos is a great place to have your dream home. Nestled at the base of the Sierra Azules, Los Gatos is located approximately 60 miles south of San Francisco, in the southwestern portion of Santa Clara County where the Santa Clara Valley meets the lower slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains.  


Los Gatos is bounded by the City of San Jose to the north and east; the City of Campbell to the north; the Cities of Monte Sereno and Saratoga to the west; and unincorporated County of Santa Clara and the County of Santa Cruz to the south. Earlier known as the Gem City, Los Gatos is now an emerging retirement hotspot for the tech-savvy crowd looking for a medley of scenic beauty and great lifestyle.

  • Area29.64 km²
  • Population30,680
  • WeatherHigh 29°C Low 14°C
Tourist Places

Vasona Lake County Park, Castle Rock State Park, Testarossa, Oak Meadow Park, Byington Vineyard and Winery.

What Local says

Los Gatos is a great place to live for any type of person - those who are tech-savvy workers in Silicon Valley, retirees enjoying a view of the rich mountainous landscape, or someone in between.Los Gatos is an access point to many other towns and cities nearby, with San Jose, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, and many more locations to do fun activities. Despite a bit of a lack of diversity and considerably high prices for many wares, residents are friendly and proud of their cozy, mountainous town.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of housing options are available in Los Gatos?

Housing in Las Gatos is on the expensive side given its affinity with the Silicon Valley and the quaint picturesque backdrop it offers. The town offers a mix of housing options ranging from  modest condominiums and townhomes to  smaller single family homes as well as large luxury estates with huge acreage or spectacular views.

What is the average home price in Los Gatos?

The median price for homes in Los Gatos is around $1.83M. Some of these homes are extremely desirable properties, which are likely to sell off immediately.

How is real estate appreciating in Los Gatos?

The median price per square foot in Los Gatos has increased by 2.3% over the past year. Due to its pleasant climate, Los Gatos is a hot location to buy a home.

What are some of the most popular areas to live in Los Gatos?

Popular neighborhoods include Campbell, Cambrian, Los Gatos / Monte Sereno, Los Gatos Almaden, San Tomas, Rancho Carillo, Cambrian Park, Downtown Los Gatos, East Los Gatos, Southeastern Saratoga, Rinconada, Noddin, Blossom Hill, Monte Sereno, and Austin.

How is life in Los Gatos?

Los Gatos is in Santa Clara County and is one of the best places to live in California. Los Gatos offers residents a dense suburban feel and a lot of open areas for residents to walk, or cycle around. The downtown is gorgeous and has a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. The public schools in Los Gatos are highly rated. It is an ideal place to retire around the Silicon Valley.