Silicon Valley & Santa Clara County Real Estate News

March 21, 2016

Spend a Day on Agricultural San Jose Property

Visit agricultural San Jose property.Come enjoy a San Jose property that keeps the country feel alive in the midst of the busy city. Emma Prusch Farm Regional Park offers over 43 acres for guests to explore. This site served as a dairy farm for many years and Ms. Prusch deeded the property to the city in 1962 to be kept as an agricultural based park. Guests can enjoy a large barn on this San Jose property where 4H livestock projects are housed. Young children enjoy coming to see the animals, which vary throughout the year. In addition the barn, there are also community gardens, a fruit orchard, open grass for picnicking and flying kites, several buildings available for rent, as well as reservable picnic areas.

Kids Who Live in San Jose Take Care of Animals and Learn to Garden

All who live in San Jose can also take advantage of the many educational programs that take place at the park. The “Hatchery” is a class geared toward preschool aged children. It allows young children the chance to learn how to get along and socialize in a farm setting, as well as work on motor skills. Classes are also available on Saturdays and introduce children to the joys of cooking, gardening, taking care of animals, and being in the outdoors. Summer camps are offered from May until August. Children can enjoy spending the summer caring for animals and growing vegetables in their own garden. Visit the farm online to learn more about the park and plan a visit to come check it out.

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March 16, 2016

Live in Santa Clara and Go to Spring Grill House

Live in Santa Clara and eat Korean barbecue.Gourmets who live in Santa Clara can enjoy a unique dining experience at Spring Grill House. Serving up delicious Korean barbecue, Spring Grill delivers an authentic experience. Each table is equipped with its own smokeless grill, so diners grill their chosen meats to their preferred doneness. Dine in at this Santa Clara property to take advantage of the all you can grill menu. For a flat per-head price, you’ll be able to choose from an extensive menu. Start out with appetizers, including deep fried dumplings, spring roll, or General Tso’s chicken. Warm up with a bowl of miso or beef soup. Try the beef fried noodles or have a steamed bun.

Make Korean Barbecue on Santa Clara Property

For the main course, there’s something for everyone at the table to enjoy. Decide on beef short ribs, chicken breast, sausage, or pork. Go with seafood and try fish filet or calamari. Add a few veggies, like mushrooms, red pepper or onions. Order a side salad or try edamame, kimchi, or seaweed salad. The bean curd puffs are yummy, too. Save room for ice cream and have a scoop of chocolate or vanilla or get more adventurous and try red bean or green tea ice cream.

Go to Spring Grill House to experience Korean cuisine. It’s a great place for couples who live in Santa Clara to have a date night or for friends to meet up for a fun night out.

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March 14, 2016

Celebrate the History of Saratoga Real Estate at the Blossom Festival

Go to the Blossom Festival on Saratoga real estate.Celebrate the beauty and history of Saratoga real estate at the Blossom Festival. Everyone from Saratoga homes is invited for a day of fun on Saturday, March 19th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saratoga Heritage Orchard and Civic Center. The event is free and open to all. First held in 1900, the current event seeks to celebrate the original roots, with music from the 1930s and 40s, vintage cars, and old time crafts. Children’s games and activities are planned, as well. Come see displays of old farm vehicles, watch films, and take a docent-led orchard tour. Don’t forget to try to the prunes and apricots.

Everyone From Saratoga Homes Has Fun at the Festival

The air will be filled with live music as Saratoga real estate owners browse the vendors’ offerings, which will include contemporary local art and find handcrafts. Come hungry, because there will be an army of food trucks with tasty delicacies to try. Poet laureates will read their work, and authors will be signing books.

The Saratoga Historical Foundation hosts the event. The mission of the foundation is to preserve the history of the city. The museum has a number of interesting exhibits. Come for a visit Friday through Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Learn more by visiting the Saratoga Historical Foundation website.

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March 9, 2016

Santa Clara Property Owners Go to March Madness Kickoff

Santa Clara property owners go to March Madness.March Madness is upon us and it’s time for Santa Clara property owners to select their game brackets. Basketball fans who live in Santa Clara have the unique opportunity to gather together in camaraderie at the Bourbon Pub for the March Madness Kickoff on March 14, 2016. Located on the ground level of Levi’s Stadium near Toyota Gate F, the fun starts in the pub at 6 p.m. Within the great stadium, neighbors and friends will strategize and scheme as they officially select their NCAA Division 1 Men’s Tournament Brackets. The ambiance here cannot be recreated, and this is an event not to be missed. Admission to the kick off includes all you can eat snacks and select beverages.Ticket costs are $64 per person.

Live in Santa Clara and Compete for Prizes at Bourbon Pub

Exciting prizes will be raffled off throughout the evening. Awarded items include tickets for select NBA games, gift cards, game worn player jerseys and more. An all inclusive grand prize equals a luxury loft for one lucky recipient. Alongside 10 of their closest pals, they will enjoy in style all the courtside dynamics of the final March Madness game. The grand prizewinner is picked from top winning brackets. March Madness is sure to get your heart pumping and blood flowing, so get ready for tournament play by engaging your buddies in a friendly game of hoops right in the driveway of your Santa Clara property. Go Bourbon Pub online and reserve a spot today.

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March 7, 2016

Explore Historic San Jose Real Estate

Explore historic San Jose real estate.Imagine what life would look like living in a 1920’s neighborhood surrounding San Jose homes. History Park holds over 30 original and reproduction buildings showcasing Santa Clara Valley’s days of old. Visitors can walk along the street viewing antique architecture. A print shop depicts early printing days and includes a Liberty platen press. Victorian homes such as the Hill and Markham houses represent images of quiet home living. The Associated Oil Service Station is one of the first of its kind, and is a representation of the beginning of modern transportation times.

See Victorian San Jose Homes at History Park

Children in attendance will find it interesting to compare the Santa Ana one room schoolhouse to their modern classrooms. Hungry visitors will find O’Brien’s Candy Store and Ice Cream Parlor a great place to stop for a sweet treat or quick snack. Trolley cars in the park are one of the more popular attractions for visitors in History Park. The Trolley Barn houses these antique vehicles. Visitors from San Jose homes can actually hop aboard an original running trolley or horse car.

History Park also hosts a variety of museums on site. View the Chinese American Historical Museum and the Portuguese Historical Museum to soak up some of the vitality of San Jose’s rich culture. The Pacific Hotel houses the Arbuckle Gallery which presents a variety of critically acclaimed exhibits.

Weekday visitors are welcome from 12 to 5 p.m, and hours on the weekend are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This flash back to the past on San Jose real estate can be found in Kelley Park’s south section. Visit History Park and plan your trip today.

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March 2, 2016

A Great Time Near Your Santa Clara Home at California's Great America

Ride the roller coasters near your Santa Clara home.California’s Great America has a season of adventure in store for Santa Clara home owners. Purchase a season pass and enjoy unlimited fun in the park located on Santa Clara real estate, just 45 minutes south of San Francisco. Thrilling roller coasters line the property providing hair raising rides for those seeking excitement. Big coasters such as Vortex, Demon and Flight Deck travel at amazing speeds incorporating loops, drops and spins ensuring all passengers have an exhilarating time. Classic wooden coasters are a historic favorite. Fans of this old fashioned ride will love the rough, bumpy track of The Grizzly.

Those who don’t flip over going fast will still find plenty to be satisfied with. Kids of all ages will enjoy a variety of live entertainment, and smoother, slower attractions. Even grandma will love the bumper cars and log ride. Planet Snoopy with all the Peanuts characters will have the littlest visitors jumping for joy. Laughter and smiles are contagious on the pint sized coaster the Woodstock Express. There are also mini pirate ships to cruise on. Kids can work off some steam in the Planet Snoopy Construction Zone.

Santa Clara Real Estate Owners Get Annual Passes for Maximum Fun

Annual passes are especially advantageous for families coming from a Santa Clara home. Besides the seemingly endless seasonal access to the park, discounts for food and beverages are included. Passes come in three varieties, some including parking privileges and entrance to Halloween Haunt and Winter Fest. All pass selections include admittance into Boomerang Bay, the adjacent water park. This is the best place to cool off and make waves during the warm summer months. Visit California’s Great America to learn more about annual passes. Opening day is March 25th, so now is the time to buy passes!

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Feb. 24, 2016

Great Vintage Finds on San Jose Property at Three Sisters

Find vintage furniture for San Jose property.

If you’re looking for something special for your San Jose property, head over to Three Sisters in Willow Glen and check out their eclectic inventory. Three Sisters is the kind of shop where you go to to find a few delicately scented candles but then fall in love with a beautiful antique hutch that would be perfect in your dining room. Or maybe you duck in for a just a couple of yards of oilcloth to use as a cheerful kitchen table cloth but you end up bringing home an antique necklace or string of pearls that reminds you of your grandmother’s. Find fun throw pillows to dress up your living room. Try on vintage hats like the classy ladies wore in the 1940s and 50s.

Find Honey Made by Bees Who Live in San Jose

Another special find at Three Sisters is Willow Glen honey, made locally on San Jose property. Raw, minimally processed, local honey is said to have healing properties, and it just tastes so much better than the stuff you get at the grocery store.

Three Sisters also hosts fun events for people who live in San Jose and travels around to nearby antique fairs and flea markets. They’ll be at Antiques by the Bay in Alameda on March 6th.

Visit Three Sisters online to see a list of upcoming events, follow them on Pinterest, and find out more about delicious Willow Glen honey.

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Feb. 22, 2016

Enjoy Beer and Bacon Near Your Santa Clara Home at Levi's Stadium

Have beer and bacon near your Santa Clara home.All who call Santa Clara home and are 21 and over are invited to the Bacon and Beer Classic. Three amazing things are coming together on this special day, bacon, beer, and football. This event takes place at Levi’s® Stadium, giving fans a great chance to explore the stadium when it is a bit emptier than on game day. Come on out February 27, 2016 to taste bacon dishes from more than 20 local restaurants and beer and cider available from 50 regional breweries. The food and drinks will be set up all along the concourse, allowing guests to check out the stadium while indulging.

Santa Clara Real Estate Hosts Beer and Bacon Classic

In addition to the great food and drinks, Santa Clara home owners can also try their hand at giant Jenga, create new memories in the photo booth, challenge friends and family members to the bungee run, and compete in a bacon eating contest. Two sessions are available, so fans can choose from the afternoon session from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. or the evening session from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Those who hold VIP tickets will be offered admission one hour early and will also have exclusive access to the field, where additional craft beers will be featured. Everyone who attends will receive a Bacon and Beer Classic souvenir glass to take home. All Santa Clara real estate owners are invited to check out the Beer and Bacon Classic information page to find out more and to purchase tickets.

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Feb. 17, 2016

Eat Italian on Saratoga Real Estate at Bella Saratoga

Eat Italian on Saratoga real estate.Get a little taste of Italy on Saratoga real estate at Bella Saratoga. The restaurant, located in a converted Victorian Saratoga home, provides a varied menu and indoor and outdoor seating. Starting with house-made breads and pasta, Bella Saratoga focuses on fresh, high-quality ingredients and simple preparations bursting with flavor. They’re open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as Sunday brunch. Come for breakfast and start the day with a filling make-your-own omelette or an entree of eggs Saratoga, which is poached eggs served with Canadian bacon, cheese, hollandaise sauce, and a toasted croissant. For lunch, stop in for a salad or a filling pasta dish.

Dinner is a great time to stop in at Bella Saratoga. Linger over your meal, and start with something special like soft polenta and sauteed crimini mushrooms or bruschetta. Get the house filet mignon, which is served with grilled prawns and crimini mushrooms. The saltimbocca is made with free-range chicken, then served with prosciutto and mozzarella and topped with a mushroom cream sauce.

Bella Saratoga is a fine place to host a banquet to celebrate a special event. Parties of 15 or more automatically count as a private party and will be need to make reservations to be accommodated on the second floor of the restaurant.

Visit this charming Saratoga real estate location to make your meal an event. See Bella Saratoga for the full menu and more details on hosting a special event.

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Feb. 15, 2016

Great Golf for Those Who Live in Santa Clara at Santa Clara Golf Club

Live in Santa Clara and join a golf club.Golfers who live in Santa Clara should check out Santa Clara Golf and Tennis Club. The newly renovated Santa Clara property is a stunning course. With meticulously kept lawns, gently sloped hills, and shady trees, it’s a joy to play a game here. Hone your skills at the practice facility. Work on your swing at the covered driving range or do some putting on the practice green. There’s also a chipping green and practice bunker. Beginners and more seasoned players can receive more intense instruction from one of the four PGA and LPGA professionals at the club. Golfers can also enjoy camaraderie and friendly competition by joining the men’s, women’s, or seniors’ club.

The club offers members who live in Santa Clara and the surrounding area many other amenities to members. There are seven lighted tennis courts, as well as a top-notch restaurant and bar. Santa Clara Golf Club is wonderful place to host a golf tournament, as a fundraiser, a team-building event, or a reunion. It’s an ideal spot for a wedding, too. Partnering with David’s Restaurant and Banquet Facility, the club’s open lawns create a tranquil, rural feel, but it’s in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Visit Santa Clara Golf and Tennis Club to find out more about the services offered and to book a tee time.

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