Situated in the middle of three majors highways, Milpitas is referred to as the “Crossroads of Silicon Valley.” Convenient to just about everything, it is located at the southernmost point of San Francisco Bay. Living here provides residents with access to a highly rated school system, many shopping areas, and a variety of parks for fun and exercise. It’s traversed by three major highways, which makes commuting to and from the city a breeze. All in all, Milpitas is a clean, safe and generally pleasant place to live with a vibrant local economy.
Living in Milpitas
Milpitas is a city of professionals and has attracted many young people in their 20s and 30s who are starting and growing their careers. At the present time both Cisco Systems and Lifescan, Inc are two of the prominent employers in Milpitas. In addition to the convenience of the location for driving, there is also a new light rail service.
The backdrop to life in Milpitas is the foothills and mountains of the Diablo Range. Monument Peak stands above the rest to the east. It has become a well-recognized landmark in the city. There is an abundance of natural beauty in this community with the many creeks and reservoirs. Through trails in Ed Levin County Park, hikers and naturalists have a route to Monument Peak. There is much more to enjoy in the park beyond. For adventurous souls there is hang gliding and paragliding. There are also numerous sports facilities and a dog park for furry friends. Milpitas is also home to two golf courses: Spring Valley Golf Course and Summitpointe Golf Course.
The arts community in Milpitas is also thriving and offers many opportunities to its residents. The Milpitas Alliance for the Arts provides numerous cultural activities such as theater performances and public art. Milpitas has a number of restaurants and is home to The Great Mall of the Bay Area. For a change of pace a few miles drive into the foothills is Big Dog Vineyards, a small privately owned winery.
Milpitas has a well-respected public school system. The schools in this community have consistently been highly rated year after year.
Real Estate in Milpitas
Milpitas’ housing market remains affordable relative to the majority of Santa Clara County. There are exclusive gated developments located adjacent to the two golf courses. New neighborhoods are also being developed, such as the Cobblestone condominiums and townhomes that are perfect for first-time buyers.
Milpitas Real Estate and Homes for Sale in Milpitas CA
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