Campbell is a city in Santa Clara County, bordered by San Jose and Los Gatos. The town was originally known for fruit canning. Today, the city of Campbell is known for its quaint downtown area, with its small town feel and weekend farmers market. For those who like a more modern shopping experience, there is the Pruneyard Shopping Center. The shopping center features many stores and restaurants such as Trader Joe’s, Barnes and Noble, and Marshall’s.
The homes in Campbell were primarily built in the 1950’s through the 1970’s. Most of the properties in the area are single family homes, although there are some areas with condos, duplex’s, and apartments. The homes range from 900 square foot cottages to 3,500 square foot custom homes. You will find Victorian style homes in the downtown area to more traditional and contemporary style homes in other parts of town. In East Campbell and Dry Creek areas you will find large ranch style homes on oversized lots. In terms of real estate search criteria, the Campbell area includes part of West San Jose.
The Campbell neighborhood is generally considered to be bordered by Steven’s Creek Blvd. to the north, Quito Road and Saratoga Avenue to the west, Highway 85 to the south and Highway 17 to the east. Campbell has very easy access to Highways 85, 17/880, 280, and Lawrence, San Tomas, and Southwest Expressways.
The city of Campbell is served by the Moreland and Campbell Union Elementary School Districts, and by the Campbell Union High School Districts. There are numerous schools within these districts that are highly regarded, with API scores near or above 900, including Country Lane and Gussie M. Baker elementary schools in the Moreland Elementary School District. The Campbell Union Elementary School District’s top rated schools include Forest Hill, Marshall Lane, and Village elementary schools, and Rolling Hills Middle School.
Today, the city of Campbell is known for its quaint downtown area…
Whether you are a looking for a 900 square foot cottage downtown, or a large ranch style home in East Campbell, it is important to stay up to date on current availability so you can find the home that best fits your needs. Homes in Campbell don’t stay on the market long regardless of market conditions.