Welcome to Saratoga
A charming and picturesque place to call home
Nestled at the base of the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Saratoga is the epitome of a picturesque small town. It has a plethora of things to offer its nearly 30,000 residents—from wineries to upscale restaurants and close access to nature. Vibrant and charming are just a few words that perfectly sum up this historic community.
Saratoga has a rich history
that can be traced back to 1848. Founded as a frontier town to an industrial settlement and a village of fruit orchards, over the past 160 years, Saratoga has evolved into a thriving and successful town.
A drive through Saratoga reveals many architectural styles. Here, you will find everything from charming Cape Cod-style homes to traditional ranch-style homes. The average home price here is $2.8 million.
What to Love
- A lively, thriving community
- Upscale dining at La Fondue
- Exploring Hakone Gardens
People & Lifestyle
Moving to Saratoga is more than simply finding a place to live—it’s about becoming a part of this peaceful and friendly residential community. Saratoga is one of the most sought-after places to live in Santa Clara County—and it’s easy to understand why.
Individuals from all walks of life have made their home in Saratoga. Families are drawn to the family-oriented lifestyle, retirees appreciate the slower pace of life, and nature enthusiasts enjoy close access to nature.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Regardless of what your interests are, Saratoga is sure to have something for you. Saratoga’s historic downtown district, the Village
is jam-packed with a multitude of retailers and restaurants. From high-end designer stores to local boutiques, the Village is the place to shop ‘til you drop. For a unique culinary experience, head over to La Fondue
. This exquisite restaurant allows guests to choose either cheese or chocolate for fondue and grill their meats tableside. Their intimate and chic atmosphere is just the cherry on top. For another fine dining option, check out Plumed Horse
This elegant restaurant serves California fare in refined dining rooms. Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary or a birthday, Plumed Horse is the perfect spot for special occasions.
If you’re interested in getting your tee time in, then head over to Saratoga Country Club
. This country club offers a top-tier golf experience at an affordable price. You can also take part in tennis or a variety of social events hosted here.
Things to Do
Saratoga always has something to keep you entertained—no matter what your interests are. Connect with nature at Fremont Older Open Space Preserve
. This 739-acre regional park contains over 14 miles of hiking trails, allowing you to get your blood pumping with a run or enjoy a stroll in the sunshine. Hakone Gardens
is an 18-acre traditional Japanese garden. This historic and traditional garden features tea rooms and a Cultural Exchange Center.
Nestled in the hills of Saratoga, Mountain Winery
offers tours and tastings. Enjoy sipping pinot while taking in the spectacularly scenic mountain views. Stroll through the art at Montalvo Arts Center
, which consists of a cultural and arts center, a park, hiking trails, and a historical villa.
Located nearby, Big Basin Redwoods State Park
is the oldest state park in California. This park has miles of trails, which offer plenty of opportunities for hikers and equestrians. Its acclaimed redwoods are a sight you don’t want to miss!
Saratoga is home to excellent schools. Top educational institutions include: