The city of Santa Clara was founded in 1777 and incorporated in 1852. The city got its name from Saint Clare of Assisi, an Italian saint who is said to be one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi. The Mission Santa Clara de Asis was also established at the same time as the city. Located approximately 45 miles from San Francisco, California, it is the ninth most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. Santa Clara comprises the 95050, 95051, and 95054 zip codes. Nestled in the center of Silicon Valley, it's home to the headquarters of several high-tech companies such as Affymetrix, Agilent Technologies, McAfee, Move Inc., and Trident Microsystems. In addition to that, Santa Clara is home to Santa Clara University which is the oldest institution of higher learning in California. Bordered by San Jose, Sunnyvale, and Cupertino, Santa Clara is also home to the National Football League's San Francisco 49ers.
It is a well-known fact that California features some of the most coveted real estates in the United States of America. Though some of it has to do with the architecture, a lot of it has to do with the abundance of amenities available to those living or visiting the San Francisco Bay area. For example, you have the Winchester Mystery House located at 525 South Winchester Boulevard. This larger-than-life Queen Anne Style Victorian mansion is designated as a California historical landmark and has been in numerous television shows and movies. In addition to that, there is California's Great America located at 4701 Great America Parkway and is a 100-acre amusement park thrill rides that include the Berserker, Celebration Swings, Centrifuge, and Delirium, among a few others. Furthermore, Santa Clara is home to a few upscale shopping centers when you're looking for a place to go shopping or dining out. A perfect example is Westfield Valley Fair located at 2855 Stevens Creek Boulevard nearby in San Jose. This ritzy indoor shopping mall is multilevel and features a massive three-story, 150,000 square foot Bloomingdale's as one of its anchor department stores.
Influenced by various architectural trends throughout history and from around the world, Californian architecture is some of the most multifarious in the United States. While shopping for a house in Santa Clara, you will find plans that include Ranch, Italianate, Dutch Colonial, English Colonial, Tudor, Bungalows, Classical, Contemporary, and more. Homes in Santa Clara offer unique features that include granite countertops, hardwood floors, hardwood cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, gas starter fireplaces, and recessed lighting. Additionally, Santa Clara properties range in size from 1,140 square feet to 3,450 square feet, while offering anywhere from two bedrooms, one bath to five bedrooms, four bathrooms. In addition to that, there are numerous apartments, townhouses, and condominiums for sale in Santa Clara as well. Furthermore, for those wanting to build a home here, you can find some lots for sale in Santa Clara. If you're interested in knowing more about available properties in Santa Clara, please contact us today for more information.
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