Spectacular Portola Valley is home to some of the most extraordinary homes for sale in the Bay Area. This is aided, of course, by the affluence of it’s residents with Portola Valley being one of the wealthiest towns in the country. But with hefty costs also comes excellent schools and an impressively low crime rate, which makes this town a great place to raise a family.
Portola Valley neighbors Woodside, not far from Palo Alto and Menlo Park. As might be expected, it has also become one of those ideal locations for tech employees and their families to settle in. The younger family members attend public schools in the Portola Elementary School District, with older students traveling to schools in nearby Woodside, Menlo Park, or Atherton.
For after school or work activity, residents don’t have to look far. This location is perfectly situated for built-in things to do, with a healthy community of volunteers who ensure you’re never at a loss.
Portola Valley is a serene, yet adventure-full environment with miles of hiking and biking trails, as well as it’s very own state-of-the-art recreational facilities. The Town Center was specifically designed for residents, their families and visitors to make the most of Portola Valley’s great outdoors and naturally picturesque setting with athletic fields, a community hall, playgrounds and more.
It’s no wonder Portola Valley homes for sale can be on the high end. The wooded landscape and open space has become a wonderful setting for custom homes, many with modern designs juxtaposing the countryside ambiance of the town. Even where there are homeowners associations and architectural guidelines, a natural beauty sweeps through Portola Valley unifying and connecting the small town of residents.
Are you looking for your new home for sale in Portola Valley? Begin your search today and see why this town is a Peninsula favorite.