Almaden Valley Real Estate & Homes for Sale in California
Located in the rolling foothills in the southernmost valley of the San Jose metro area, Almaden Valley is an upscale, executive community featuring numerous parks, open space and a rural atmosphere. It is a family-oriented community with excellent schools, plenty of recreational opportunities and magnificent views. The Almaden Valley community is located southwest of Blossom Valley, separated by the Los Capitancillos Ridge.
Running along the Los Capitancillos Ridge is Almaden Quicksilver County Park, one of the jewels of the Santa Clara County Park system. In terms of size, historical significance, and natural beauty, it rivals any state park. At the base of the ridge is Almaden Lake Park, San Jose's only park featuring a sand beach and swim area for fishing, boating, hiking, wind surfing, picnicking and playing volleyball or horseshoes. The park is also the site of the annual San Jose International Triathlon.
Connected to the Almaden Quicksilver County Park is the Los Alamitos Creek Trail, a 3.9-mile trail featuring a fitness course. To the southeast is the historic mining town of New Almaden. To the southwest is the soaring forested wall of the Sierra Azuls, topped by Mt. Umunhum. The upscale Almaden Valley community of some 40,000 residents is also home to Almaden Country Club, a private golf club that has hosted numerous tournaments. The Almaden Valley real estate market features a mix of contemporary homes and executive properties.
Price Range of Almaden Valley Real Estate Listings
The real estate market of Almaden Valley is diverse, offering a variety of housing styles. Condos in Almaden Valley and Almaden Valley townhouses are available from $480,000, with prices ranging up to $975,000 and more for large new units. Almaden Valley houses start in the $200,000s and range up to $2 million and more for large estate properties. The upper end of the Almaden Valley real estate market features horse properties and magnificent hilltop estates with spectacular city light and mountain views. Land in Almaden Valley and lots are available for custom construction.
Almaden Valley, California Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Almaden Valley Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 18th, 2014: homes priced around $948,378 compared to $948,378 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Wednesday, August 20th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.25%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.21%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.54%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.68%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Almaden Valley CA. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Almaden Valley to help you find the best home!