Silicon Valley & Santa Clara County Real Estate News

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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Jan. 6, 2016

Golf on Santa Clara Property at Pruneridge Golf Club

Play golf on Santa Clara propertyGolf enthusiasts who own a Santa Clara property are lucky to have Pruneridge Golf Club nearby. Conveniently located on Saratoga Avenue just minutes away from Highway 280, this is a great facility to play nine holes, smack some balls on the covered double deck driving range, or have your swing analyzed. This is a top notch place to come to really hone your golf game. Lessons are available and taught by Class A PGA professionals. The pro shop carries all of the latest gear from shoes to bags to balls. Come out and make a day of it, or stop in on your way home to your Santa Clara property after work.

Fine tune your swing by taking advantage of the Visual Golf equipment. Indoor and outdoor high-tech stop motion video instruction can be utilized, as well as custom club fitting. Instructors can even compare your swing side by side to a tour professional’s swing. Golfers who live in Santa Clara are invited to consider becoming a member. For just $20.00 a year, members can enjoy discounts for training at Pruneridge. Another fun activity offered here is FootGolf. This game combines golf and soccer and uses a #5 soccer ball with 21 inch diameter cups. Come check it out and give it a try. Visit Pruneridge Golf Club to find more information about this convenient golfing facility.

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Jan. 4, 2016

Wine Lovers Who Live in Saratoga Go to Mountain Winery

Live in Saratoga and go to Mountain Winery.All who live in Saratoga are invited to come see spectacular views and enjoy tasty wine at the Mountain Winery. Located on an absolutely gorgeous property, this venue offers live entertainment, wine tasting, historical tours, food events, and a lovely location for weddings and corporate events. The land around the winery is perfect for growing Pinot Noir and Chardonnay and this was recognized in 1901 when Paul Masson first established the vineyards. Now that they have been re-established as of 2004, winemakers are continuing the tradition of making complex Burgundian style wines. Wine enthusiasts who live in Saratoga are invited to join the wine club to enjoy special discounts and access to exclusive events at the winery.

The events calendar for the winery is packed with fun things to do. Enjoy a date with dinner and live music, come for a historical tour, or consider purchasing VIP club seats for the 2016 concert season. This is a great way for Saratoga property owners to have access to great seats, VIP parking, access to the viewing deck, bars, and restrooms, and much more. The venue for the outdoor concerts is truly stunning with a stage set against beautiful historic architecture. Visit Mountain Winery to learn more about the winery and all it has to offer.

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Dec. 14, 2015

Santa Clara County Home Owners Watch Great Football at the Foster Farms Bowl

Santa Clara County home owners watch college football.All who call Santa Clara County home have the privilege of living near Levi’s Stadium and cheering on the San Francisco 49ers. In addition to great NFL football, the stadium is also playing host to a college bowl game. The Foster Farms Bowl will take place on December 26th, 2015. Kick off is planned for 6:15 p.m., and the game will be shown nationwide on ESPN. Start a new family tradition by attending a bowl game the day after Christmas. Make a witty sign and perhaps get yourself on national television. The contest will feature The Pac-12’s UCLA Bruins against the Big Ten’s Nebraska Cornhuskers. Those who call Santa Clara County home can be proud because this is the only college bowl game that is dedicated to fighting hunger. Foster Farms invites all fans to help in this worthy cause.

Fans can expect some amazing football and a very festive atmosphere. Santa Clara County real estate owners are also lucky this year because Levi’s Stadium is playing host to Super Bowl 50 that will be played on February 7th, 2016. Come on out to Levi’s Stadium to witness some great football over the next few months. Visit Levi's Stadium for more information about the Foster Farms Bowl and to purchase tickets.

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