Named after Saratoga Springs, New York, because of the discovery of mineral springs, Saratoga is known for it’s charming downtown village, beautiful city parks and award winning wineries. Saratoga has a population of approximately 30,000 and strives to maintain the elements of its natural beauty and colorful past through careful zoning policies and historic preservation.
The 18 acre Hakone Gardens is found in Saratoga and offers a peaceful and beautiful setting to visitors. It is regularly utilized for special events such as weddings, baby showers and retreats. It is the oldest Japanese-style residential garden location in the Western Hemisphere and is one of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s premier sites. You can take a leisure stroll through Hakone Gardens and view koi pond gardens or go on a docent-led tour.
Another Saratoga site to visit is the historic Villa Montalvo. Once owned by U.S. Senator James Phelan, this venue is world-renowned. At his death, Phelan made a request that Villa Montalvo remain a public park used for the purposes of art, architecture, literature and music. You can attend concerts, family theater, art events and more, and the art programs here serve nearly 200,000 visitors each year. The Mountain Winery is another popular spot in Saratoga and has a great concert schedule each year.
The local Saratoga schools continually rank as some of the best in the region from kindergarten through 12th grade. Elementary and middle school students primarily attend one of the 4 highly rated schools in the Saratoga Union School District, but on the boundaries of Saratoga they may attend schools in the Campbell, Cupertino or Moreland Districts. At the high school level, the majority of students will attend Saratoga High, but some students will filter into local Monta Vista, Lynbrook, Prospect, or Westmont High Schools depending on their location.
Saratoga is located in the 95070 zip code, and the majority of homes in the area are single family homes located on larger lots. There are some condominiums and townhomes located in the downtown area and also on the outskirts of the town. You can find our Sereno Group Saratoga office on Big Basin Way in Downtown!