In many cities, it’s easy to feel like you’re lost in the crowd. In these areas, people are used to working and living in an environment where people never connect. If you’re looking for something completely different, consider the community of Campbell. You’re more than just a number here. Residents work together to build strong community bonds, helping each other along the way. If you’re looking for a place where you can make a difference, Campbell is the perfect place to call home.
Located in Santa Clara County, Campbell is a charming, cohesive residential suburb to nearby San Jose. Technically part of Silicon Valley, which is ground zero for innovation for the global tech industry, Campbell remains quietly residential in nature. Just to the north, Palo Alto, Cupertino and other hubs of the South Bay area tech industry are within striking distance.
Downtown Campbell is a vibrant mix of pedestrian-friendly commercial activity and historical landmarks. Restaurants, antique shops, and amenities of all kinds are close at hand, and the town has a rich cultural life based around several community centers, a theater and library, and a museum devoted to the history of life in the region, housed in the elegantly restored Ainsley House mansion.
Foodies will be right at home in Campbell. Each year, the fine wines of the Bay region are saluted at Campbell’s big annual Wine Walk. Downtown’s many bars and gourmet restaurants offer walkers a sample pour from one of 30 local wineries, and wine lovers wander from location to location to discover their favorites. (Don’t despair, beer lovers – there’s an annual beer walk, as well).
Campbell Union School District and Campbell Union High School District serve students in this community. Schools in Campbell Union School District are exceptional because of their small class sizes, all-day kindergarten classes, and afterschool programs. For over 100 years, Campbell Union High School District has provided quality community service. They provide a balanced curriculum that includes academics, enrichment activities, and extracurricular programs. Our children are our most valuable treasures, and these school districts recognize the importance of preparing them for college and success in life.
Campbell is also rightfully famous for its farmer’s market (considered the favorite in the network of a dozen long-standing markets in the South Bay area) – which takes place each Sunday in the historic downtown core. Local farmers present their best produce in a friendly atmosphere that includes live music and special kids’ events.
Outdoor activities are also plentiful given Campbell’s many parks and proximity to the Los Gatos Creek trail that takes cyclist or hikers to nearby Willow Glen or Los Gatos. Of course, there is all that west coast sunshine and temperate climate to enjoy. Life in the shadow of the Campbell’s iconic 130-foot high water tower (dating from 1928, it’s become a symbol of the region’s historical roots) is good.
Giving back to the community and taking care of each other are themes that run deep throughout Campbell. For this reason, you’ll find many non-profit organizations active and participating in events throughout the city. From auctions to 5K runs, you’ll find a variety of ways to get involved and support the well-being of the community.
Your best source for information about Santa Clara County is your real estate agent. Give Greg Pedone a call today at 408-234-0145 to learn more about the local area, discuss selling your house, or to set up a tour of available homes for sale.