Morgan Hill and Gilroy two separate, small South County communities are located south of San Jose and are surrounded by the Santa Cruz mountain range to the west and the Diablo mountain range to the east. Their picturesque hillside settings and exceptional quality of life are very appealing. What is remarkable about this region is the proximity to varied activities due to their accessibility to nearby locales.
Living in Morgan Hill and Gilroy
With its mild climate, the Morgan Hill-Gilroy area is home to some of California’s premium winemakers. The weather is similar to that of Italy, attracting many Italians to the region, making this area known as Little Tuscany . Gilroy is the “Garlic Capital of the World” and is home to the annual Garlic Festival that is held each July. Morgan Hill is known for its peaceful residential environment, its award-winning parks, golf course and recreation programs, and for its “urban forest,” for which the city has won Tree City USA awards annually since 1979.
Parks and open spaces are prevalent in both communities and help preserve the small town atmosphere. Yet the commute to places of work in Silicon Valley is relatively short. There are exceptional regional and state parks and reservoirs near the communities of Morgan Hill and Gilroy. Mt Madonna County Park is known for its towering redwood forest. Uvas Canyon is a very pretty area for hiking and horseback riding and the Henry W Coe State Park has incredible scenery, abundant wildflowers and challenging hikes. The many local reservoirs are fun places for boating and fishing.
Real Estate in Morgan Hill and Gilroy
Gilroy is a very attractive community in Silicon Valley for its affordability and its access to new construction. Homes prices range from the $400,000 to $1,200,000 allowing for many younger families to get themselves established. Morgan Hill is pricier, with its beautiful estates ranging from $1,200,00 to $5,000,000.
Homes for Sale in Morgan Hill and Gilroy CA
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