Santa Clara Homes for Sale
Santa Clara or "The Mission City" was founded in 1852 and has grown into an internationally diverse community of about 120,000 residents with an employment base of about 106,750. With 19.3 square miles of tree-lined neighborhoods, thriving commercial and industrial centers, and 300 days of sunshine each year, Santa Clara is an ideal location for individuals, families, and businesses.
Santa Clara is home to an extraordinary array of high-tech companies, including Applied Materials, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Nvidia, Oracle, and Ericsson. The city is also home to Santa Clara University, Mission College, California’s Great America Theme Park, and Levi’s® Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl 50.
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Santa Clara is a city in California with a population of 127,721. Santa Clara is in Santa Clara County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Santa Clara offers residents an urban-suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Santa Clara, there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Santa Clara and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Santa Clara are highly rated.
Santa Clara Central Park
A fifty-two-acre park, Central Park has major facilities. The area west of Saratoga Creek contains group and individual picnic facilities, children's play area, public restrooms, amphitheater, parking, two lighted tennis courts, basketball courts, the Veterans Memorial, and a 30,000 square foot Community Recreation Center, which is the hub of the City's recreation programs.
Everett Alvarez Junior Park
A large children's play area, picnic facilities, restrooms, basketball court, and open space are in the one and one half acre park. The park was named in honor of Vietnam Prisoner of War (POW) Navy Lieutenant Commander Everett Alvarez Jr., the longest-held POW in American history.
The 3.5 acre Machado Park has a neighborhood recreation building, restrooms, small children's play area, turf play area, basketball court, little league field - home of the Briarwood/El Camino Little League, and picnic-barbecue facilities. The park is located adjacent to Briarwood Elementary School and was once known as Killarney Park. It was renamed in honor of the pioneer Santa Clara family who used to farm the land where the park and school now sit.