The delightful City of Milpitas, California, is situated in the northeastern part of Santa Clara County in the 95305 zip code. The city has a convenient location with Fremont and Alameda County to the north and San Jose to the south. It also borders the East Bay as it sits in the extreme northeast of the South Bay. Residents of Milpitas enjoy easy access to major thoroughfares with Interstate 680 and Interstate 880 running north/south through the city. It is also in proximity to State Route 237’s eastern end. Home to roughly 68,000 citizens, this is an excellent place to buy a home in the Silicon Valley. Numerous corporations’ headquarters are found here, including SanDisk, Maxtor, FireEye, LSI Corporation, Adaptec, View, Inc., KLA-Tencor, Lumentum, and Viavi. Flex and Cisco also have offices in Milpitas.
Milpitas is a wonderful option for homebuyers searching for real estate in the Bay Area. Only eight miles from San Jose, it is generally considered to be a suburb of San Jose and is linked to the city via the light rail system. The light rail also connects Milpitas to Mountain View. This proximity and connection, along with being at the center of the major north/south and east/west highways, makes it very easy for residents of Milpitas to enjoy all of the fabulous amenities and attractions of the Bay Area. That said, the city itself has much to offer potential citizens. It is home to a California Distinguished School, Milpitas High School, which has received top honors in band, speech, sports, and theater. Milpitas also has delightful recreation options at locations such as the Ed R. Levin County Park. This 1,500-acre destination encompasses Monument Park, as well as the 340-mile Bay Area Ridge Trail as part of its extensive network or scenic paths.
What the city does not have is a true downtown. However, there is a sizeable dining and shopping center, the Great Mall, which includes over one million square feet of retail space and restaurants. With so much to offer prospective homebuyers, Milpitas is a wonderful choice for those looking to buy a home in the Bay Area. The area is roughly divided into three sections by Interstates 680 and 880. You’ll find the area west of Interstate 880 is more industrial and commercial than the other two. Between Interstate 660 and 880 you will find both, industrial and residential areas. At the southern end of the strip it is industrial and at the northern end there are residential neighborhoods. On the east side of Interstate 660 there are additional residential communities. Homes for sale in Milpitas come in all shapes and sizes, some old and some new. South of Parktown and adjacent to Hillcrest there are many newer, larger homes along Kristin Ridge Way. In the Midtown area of Milpitas you’ll find historic homes. Of course, there are several noteworthy neighborhoods and subdivisions in Milpitas. Excellent places to buy a home, including Pace by Trumark Homes, Harmony, Center Pointe, and Paragon by D.R. Horton, Avenue by Taylor Morrison, Traverse by K. Hovnanian, and Ellison Park by the New Home Company. So, no matter what you are looking for, Milpitas real estate has the perfect home for you. If you would like to learn more about homes for sale in Milpitas, California, please contact us today so we may assist you in your home search.
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