Welcome to Mountain View
A trendy urban community on the rise
Mountain View is a city located in the Santa Clara County of Silicon Valley. It is one of the principal cities in Silicon Valley, making it a diverse, urban place for trendsetters and seekers.
Mountain View is nestled between the Santa Cruz Mountains and the San Francisco Bay. It was named for the stunning views it offers of the Santa Cruz Mountains and is known for its bustling population and trendiness. It is home to many nationally and internationally renowned organizations and companies.
The median listing price in Mountain View is about $1.6 million, and the views alone are worth the price. Living in Mountain View also means having access to all of the luxuries of a busy city—great dining, shopping, entertainment, and more.
What to Love
- Excellent public transit
- Culture and entertainment
People & Lifestyle
Mountain View is a diverse, urban place where nothing is ever slow. The city’s accessible public transport makes it easy to be here, there, and everywhere. There’s never a dull moment in Mountain View.
Because of its hustle and bustle, this city attracts many young professionals and families. It’s a very diverse place and yet manages to maintain a tight-knit community. It’s an excellent place for people who want to stay close to city offerings without feeling completely isolated from the benefits of a smaller community.
Dining, Shopping, & Entertainment
Mountain View’s dining and shopping scenes have everything. Immerse yourself in a wide variety of food and shopping experiences that highlight a diversity of cultures.
Mountain View is known for its international shops. Thinking about whipping up some Indian food? Or how about some Italian? You can get everything you need at one of Mountain View’s small international grocery shops. Check out Rose International Market
The dining experience in Mountain View is also diverse. For Indian/Pakistani cuisine, head to Zareen’s
, a Michelin-starred restaurant in the city’s heart. More thirsty than hungry? Verde Tea Cafe
has the best boba tea in town. You could also stroll down Castro Street and stop at any one of the many bars and restaurants.
Things to Do
Mountain View is the Silicon Valley’s city that never sleeps. Enjoy its many markets, parks, and outdoor activities all throughout the week. Travel easily from one fun activity to the next.
Every Sunday, the Mountain View Farmers Market
offers up local baked goods, produce, and flowers. Walk through the open-air market and fill your basket. For more outdoor activities, head to Shoreline Lake
. Rent a paddleboat or sailboat and then grab some cotton candy. You can also attend one of the lake’s annual events, like the July 4th fireworks display.
Two other main attractions in Mountain View are the NASA Ames Visitor Center
and Apple Park Visitor Center
. The NASA center offers exhibits and a gift shop, where you can learn about some of NASA’s incredible accomplishments. At Apple Park, you can view the incredible infinity loop headquarters and be wowed by the latest gadgets in the technology industry.
Mountain View is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
Want to be part of the modern Mountain View neighborhood? Contact Kalla Bay Homes today to schedule a private showing of the beautiful homes in the area.