In the 94085, 94086, and 94087 zip codes of Santa Clara County, there is a spectacular city appropriately named Sunnyvale, California. Sunnyvale is home to around 141,100 residents making it the seventh most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as one of the primary cities of the renowned Silicon Valley. You will find this remarkable city along the historic El Camino Real and Highway 101. Sunnyvale is bordered by parts of San Jose on the north, by Moffett Federal Airfield on the northwest, by Los Altos on the southwest, by Cupertino on the south, by Santa Clara on the east, and Mountain View on the west.
Sunnyvale is one of very few cities in the county to boast a unified Department of Public Safety, which means all police officers, EMTs, and firefighters are trained to respond to emergencies as any of these three roles. This undoubtedly contributed to the city being listed on the top 50 safest cities in California list published by Safewise. Many find the number of technology headquarters listed here appealing as well. NetApp, Advanced Micro Devices, Juniper Networks, LinkedIn, Applied Micro, Ariba, Spansion, and Yahoo! all call Sunnyvale home. Also an operating hub for Walmart.com, Amazon, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Nokia, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Sunnyvale has a vibrant economy and numerous employment opportunities. In addition to the tech companies, there are also several aerospace/ defense companies here, including Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Spirent, Finisar, and Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems-Marine Systems. Often referred to as “the Blue Cube,” the Onizuka Air Force Station is also found in Sunnyvale.
Adding to the allure, Sunnyvale also offers a long list of exciting opportunities for shopping, dining, entertainment, and recreation. The city is less than one hour from the Pacific Ocean, Redwood Forests, San Jose, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, and Yosemite National Park. Additionally, within just a few hours drive you can enjoy the country’s best wine in the renowned Napa Valley. Not only does Sunnyvale have a great location in proximity to multiple fabulous destinations, but it also boasts beautiful Mediterranean climate with summer highs in the 70s and winter lows above 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
Sunnyvale is unique and has both, urban and suburban areas. Homes for sale in Sunnyvale tend to be higher in price compared to other communities, and usually, they do not offer backyards. That said, there are exceptions, and Sunnyvale real estate is diverse with numerous noteworthy neighborhoods and subdivisions from which you may choose. A few of the popular communities you’ll find within Sunnyvale include Birdland, Cherry Chase, Cumberland, Heritage District, West Valley/Serra Park, Parkland, Ponderosa, Paloma Place, and North, Central, East, and West Sunnyvale. If you would like to learn more about available homes in Sunnyvale, California, please allow us to assist you in your home search and contact us today.
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