With only a tiny population of 7,168, Atherton is a suburb of San Jose in the San Mateo County area. It is a stunningly beautiful and culturally rich town with a lot going for it, such as unconventional arts, luxurious housing, cultural activities, and a solid commercial influence.
Looking for an Atherton house for sale means that you are diving into the epicenter of Silicon Valley money. Most of the housing in Atherton is luxurious and high-end properties. The value of housing has gone up over the past years. The town provides a sense of prestige that lures many people to purchase homes there. Add in the total privacy that it offers alongside the proximity to the nearby Silicon Valley tech companies, and you are looking at great homes but come at a premium.
When you live in Atherton, you will find that privacy is at an all-time high. Nobody will bother you no matter what you do there, and the police department is a warm and friendly bunch. There are meager crime rates in Atherton, and it is considered relatively safe to live in. You will also find a more rustic living style in Atherton as the houses are spaced quite apart. Your closest neighbors may be a little too far to walk to. You will have isolation and peace if that is what you are looking for.
Due to the number of working professionals with families who settle in Atherton, there has been a need to develop the local school system. There are a few top-rated schools in the area. For elementary, the best schools are Las Lomitas Elementary and Encinal Elementary, both of which are rated above average and are public schools. These kids can then move on to Selby Lane Elementary for middle school, which has grades from Kindergarten to Grade 8. Finally, for high school, you have the option of Menlo-Atherton High school, which is also very highly rated in the area.
For private school options, you have Menlo School, which offers its services for middle and high school levels. Or there is the Sacred Heart Schools Atherton which delivers for all grades from Elementary to High school. Once they have graduated from high school, there are many leading colleges to choose from. Mainly Menlo College, Stanford University, and Canada College.
Being one of the wealthiest towns in the United States, when you search for an Atherton house for sale, you are bound to come across mansions or holiday homes by famous people and celebrities. As it is so close to Silicon Valley and the numerous benefits that the town offers its residents, many famous people live in Atherton. Some notable names include Stephen Curry, Jan Koum (founder of Whatsapp), and Hans Bishop (CEO of biotech company Grail).
Atherton has some great housing options for you to pick and choose from. Use our services at Milad Real Estate to find the best Atherton house for sale that is available to purchase. Contact us via phone or by email for further questions.
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