Silicon Valley & Santa Clara County Real Estate News

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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Feb. 10, 2016

Nothing Bundt Cakes Supplies Sweet Tooths Who Live in San Jose

Live in San Jose and eat bundt cakes.It’s sugar and spice and everything nice at Nothing Bundt Cakes. Only quality ingredients are used and mixed with special care. This San Jose property is hopping with activity, as it’s a local favorite for sweet treats. The philosophy at Nothing Bundt Cakes is to keep it simple to turn out rich and flavorful cakes. There are a variety of sizes from standard 8 to 10 inches to single serving bundtlets or bite sized bundtinis. A tiered bundt cake is also available for those who live in San Jose looking for a fancier dessert for a celebration or event. Flavor choices include white, white chocolate, white chocolate raspberry, pecan praline, marble, red velvet, carrot and more. Designs for birthday celebrations number over twenty with flower, balloon and sports themes. Decorated in a variety of styles, there are choices that fit all occasions.

Locals who live in San Jose call on Nothing Bundt Cakes to provide the sweets for other events as well. Bring a cake to a baby shower decorated in blue or pink. The mom to be will be delighted with the precious boy or girl decorations adorning it. Congratulate a big accomplishment, wish someone special good luck, or get well with a confectionary creation. Check out Nothing Bundt Cake’s available designs online, and place an order today.

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Feb. 8, 2016

Get into Painting Near Your Santa Clara Home at Vino Artist

Bring your painting to your Santa Clara home.Do you remember being a kid and loving to draw, paint, and create? As we grow into adulthood, most of us end up putting our colored pencils and paintbrushes away. Get back into your creative self at Vino Artist. It’s a great spot for a night out with friends or a date night close to your Santa Clara home. Professional artists will guide you through each step of the process of creating a masterpiece. You’ll learn techniques and tricks that you can apply to projects you might be inspired to take up after the class. Two glasses of wine and gourmet popcorn are included in your tuition payment and will help you relax and get your creative juices flowing. This is also a great place to host a baby shower, bachelor or bachelorette party, or corporate team-building event.

Vino Artist offers many different paintings to choose from. Pick the one you’d like and sign up and pay easily online. This is a great idea for a special Valentine’s Day outing with your significant other. Two classes will be offered on February 14. Champagne, a rose for the ladies, and a sumptuous dessert are included. This will be a night to remember for years to come, and you’ll have your paintings hanging in your Santa Clara home to remind you.

Classes take place on commercial Santa Clara real estate, near Santana Row. Visit Vino Artist to get full details about all the upcoming classes and sign up.

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Feb. 3, 2016

Saratoga Property Owners Indulge at Saratoga Chocolates

Live in Saratoga and eat chocolate.Chocolate lovers who live in Saratoga delight in rich decadence at Saratoga Chocolates. Exceedingly fresh, the high quality treats are created right on this Saratoga property in the heart of the Saratoga Village. Priding itself on producing top of the line products, high quality ingredients used by Saratoga Chocolates come from California and have no preservatives, additives or hormones. Shoppers who live in Saratoga will have a hard time choosing once inside the shop. The selection is seemingly endless with both traditional and unique sweets. Dipped fruits and nuts offered are dark chocolate candied orange peels, dipped dried figs and apricots, and chocolate covered hazelnuts.

Local favorites include wrapped vanilla caramels or almonds and cayenne pepper toffee. Gift boxed chocolates come in a variety of sizes and styles. Selections may be made for mostly dark or milk chocolate. Or, if preferred, customers can customize, choosing the individual pieces themselves, even with online orders. Make up a signature selection for the next party on your Saratoga property. Chocolate connoisseurs who want to indulge a little further can take advantage of a wine and chocolate pairing. Savor sips of fine wines and rich chocolates after enjoying a chocolate making demonstration. Satisfy those chocolate cravings today with at stop at Saratoga Chocolates. View wine sampling times, the full list of chocolates and treats, and get directions online at Saratoga Chocolates.

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Feb. 1, 2016

Get Japanese Food on Santa Clara Real Estate at Kobe Sushi

Get Japanese food on Santa Clara real estate.Since 1991 Kobe Sushi has been providing Santa Clara real estate owners with the best Japanese food in the South Bay. Whether you’re looking for a meal out, catering for the next party at your Santa Clara home, or a place to host an event, Kobe Sushi has you covered. Start with one of the yummy appetizers, like gyoza, which are fried dumplings, or zaru soba, cold buckwheat noodles served with a tasty dipping sauce.

For the main course, go with an entree or if you can’t make up your mind, try a combination plate. Try an old favorite like soba or udon noodles, or chicken teriyaki. A dish you might not have seen before is ton katsu donburi, which is a breaded pork casserole served over rice. There’s also chicken katsu donburi. Opt for something light and try saba shio-yaki, lightly grilled mackerel, or salmon shio-yaki. Order from the Kobe Sushi boat to get the freshest sushi in the city. Children are welcome and have their own special menu of chicken or beef teriyaki or pork or chicken katsu.

Kobe Sushi is open for lunch Monday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and for dinner from 5 to 9:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. On Sundays, dinner is served from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Visit them online to see the full menu and place pick up or delivery orders.

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Jan. 25, 2016

Sample World Cheeses and Wines Near San Jose Homes at 20twenty

Get great cheese near San Jose homes.Willow Glen is the place to go near San Jose homes for fun and amazing food. 20twenty Cheese Bar is one of the really special spots in the area. Located at 1389 Lincoln Avenue in the heart of Willow Glen, 20twenty is all about great beer, fabulous wine, a revolving menu of cheeses, and yummy small plates. Tour the world’s cheeses without venturing far from San Jose homes. Get a Danish fontina, gruyere from Switzerland, or petit basque from France. The United States is well represented, with Nettle Meadow kunik from New York, Deer Creek Vat 17 cheddar from Wisconsin, and soft and hard cheeses from all over California. The many varieties of salumi from around the US makes great pairings with the cheeses.

Fill up with a mixed boat. Choose the three item course, which includes chef choice of two cheeses and a meat. Or splash out with a six item course, which includes chef choice of four cheeses and two meats, complemented with fruits and nuts. There are also several filling salads and sandwiches that show off the cheeses and charcuterie brilliantly. Save room for dessert, and get a scoop of gelato or a brownie. The wine and beer selections again tour the world and the country, with many local wines and beers proudly showcased. Visit 20twenty Cheese Bar to see the current menu and specials.

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Jan. 20, 2016

Fill Your Saratoga Property With Books From Book Go Round

Read books on Saratoga property.A used bookstore benefitting the Saratoga Library, The Book Go Round, is located downtown on Saratoga property at the corner of Highway 9, and Saratoga Los Gatos Road. The store has a vast selections of books from current novels to collectible editions. Shoppers who live in Saratoga will be drawn into the shop by welcoming staff ready to assist them in finding their next good read. This little Saratoga property is filled with books waiting for their stories and information to be discovered. Readers will get lost in the aisles trying to decide which few novels to put next on their reading list. In the children’s section, young readers will delight in classics, non-fiction, picture books, mysteries, fantasies and more.

The shelves here also hold a variety of dvds, music cds, audiobooks and more. There are so many books to uncover. Choose a few and discover a whole new world. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Because proceeds help fund the library, you will feel extra good about making this your new favorite bookstore. Curl up on the couch with a hot cup of coffee and a good book from The Book Go Round today.

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Jan. 18, 2016

Santa Clara Real Estate Owners Jump at Sky High Sports

Bounce on Santa Clara real estate.If you’re looking for an ideal place to hold a party on Santa Clara real estate or just somewhere fun to spend a few hours with the kids, check out Sky High Sports. Come bounce in the basketball court sized Main Court, play dodgeball, experience the Super Size Foam Pit, or get in shape the fun way with Airobics. Sky High Sports is open seven days a week, so everyone in Santa Clara homes can have a blast at a time that works for them.

The standard entrance fee Monday through Thursday is $13 for the first hour and $6 for each additional hour. Friday through Sunday, admission is $13 per hour. Save money by taking advantage of weekly specials. Unlimited jumping is just $15 from 5 to 9 p.m. on Mondays. On Wild Wednesdays, jump for two hours for $16. Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. is Family Night for Santa Clara real estate owners. Four jumpers can jump for an hour for $30. The package includes a large cheese or pepperoni pizza and four bottles of water. Add a jumper for $5. Extra hours of jumping are $6 per person. Friday night is party night with a laser show and party music. Jump from 8 to 11 p.m. for $15.

Go to Sky High Sports to find out more about special pricing, party packages, and special events.

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Jan. 11, 2016

Play in Nature Near San Jose Homes at Alum Rock Park

Play at the park near San Jose homes.Rich with San Jose history, Alum Rock Park, as one of California’s first municipal parks, was founded in 1872 and is a great space for the community to enjoy. Located centrally to your San Jose home, this park is ideal for those who appreciate spending time in nature.Trails extend over 12 miles of San Jose real estate. Marked paths are accessible to bikers and equestrians as well as hikers. There is a playground for kids to frolic and play, volleyball and horseshoe pits. Picnic areas are available for scenic lunches.

Alum Rock Park is home to a variety of wildlife. Sightings of brush rabbits and California quail are commonplace. Lucky visitors may spot a black-tailed deer or two or an elusive bobcat off the trail. Various plant life grows in the park including ferns, sagebrush, wild monkey flowers, wild rose and blackberries. An abundance of tree species add to the area’s beauty. Live Oak and Western Sycamore stand tall and proud next to Big-Leaf White Alder Maples. With over 700 acres of wilderness this is a perfect spot to spend the day outdoors. If your next family reunion or get together cannot fit in your San Jose home, reserve a picnic area at Alum Rock Park. Spaces can accommodate groups up to 300 people and includes tables, barbeques and restroom access. Inquire about available dates and get more details about Alum Rock Park online.

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