Palo Alto & Los Altos

A beautiful, upscale area with a vibrant culture.

Welcome to Palo Alto & Los Altos

A beautiful, upscale area with a vibrant culture
Palo Alto and Los Altos are both located in Silicon Valley, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Both communities are close enough to Silicon Valley and San Francisco to be accessible while maintaining an exclusive allure.
Palo Alto is home to the renowned Stanford University, which offers the community unparalleled artistic and cultural opportunities. Los Altos is a premier community for those tied to Silicon Valley and boasts private, sweeping views. Los Altos Hills features majestic homes offering city and bay views with unmatched grandeur. These communities offer bustling downtown areas as well as natural escapes.
Palo Alto and Los Altos are both exclusive yet connected communities. Homes in Palo Alto have a median listing price of $3 million and are beautifully nestled in the mountains. Los Altos has an average listing price of about $3.5 million, making it a highly attractive place for Silicon Valley’s elite. Its sweeping vistas are unparalleled.

What to Love

  • Vibrant arts and culture
  • Upscale dining
  • Gorgeous views

People & Lifestyle

Palo Alto and Los Altos are at the forefront of arts, culture, and technology, and both communities balance urban opportunities with suburban charm. Stanford University’s Cantor’s Arts Center has an impressively broad collection, which adds to Palo Alto’s intellectual appeal. Los Altos’ proximity to Silicon Valley makes it a trendy, upscale place to live.
Both communities appeal to young people—students as well as young professionals. They’re bustling places with something for everyone, and they specialize in modern luxuries. The prime real estate and schools also make these communities ideal for families.

Dining, Shopping, & Entertainment

Palo Alto and Los Altos are both renowned for their original, high-quality dining and shopping experiences. They provide all the experiences you would expect from a trendy, connected city.
These communities offer access to some of the best vineyards in the country. In Palo Alto, head to Salvaje for a selection of natural and organic wines paired with small bites and charcuterie plates. For upscale California dining in an intimate setting, look no further than Saint Michael’s Alley. At Cream, you can build your own ice cream sandwiches—a great spot for kids!
If you’re looking to shop, The Stanford Shopping center is an upscale, open-air shopping mall with a wide variety of popular shops. Buy a scarf at Burberry or a luxe Coach bag, all while walking in the beautiful Palo Alto sunshine.

Things to Do

Palo Alto and Los Altos are used to hosting curious, active people, and both places offer wide varieties of artistically and culturally expanding activities. 
Each year, the Menlo Summerfest attracts locals and tourists alike with its music, food, and arts. Enjoy the summer sun alongside food vendors and local talent. Palo Alto and Los Altos are also known for their beauty. The Byrne Preserve in Los Altos Hills offers over 50 acres of natural land for walking and exploring. The Los Altos History Museum offers a wide variety of exhibits and events for children and families. Perhaps one of the area’s best-known institutions is the Downtown Palo Alto Farmers Market. At 40 years old, this market is nonprofit, and all proceeds go directly back into the community.


Palo Alto and Los Altos are home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
Herbert Hoover Elementary School
(9/10 - GreatSchools rating)
Public: Kindergarten - 5
Student/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Total Students: 395
Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School
(9/10 - GreatSchools rating)
Public: 6 - 8
Student/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Total Students: 1,137
Palo Alto High School
(9/10 - GreatSchools rating)
Public: 9 - 12
Student/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Total Students: 2,124
Georgina P. Blach Junior High School
(10/10 - GreatSchools rating)
Public: 7 - 8
Student/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Total Students: 499
Want to be part of the luxurious Palo Alto & Los Altos neighborhoods? Contact Kalla Bay Homes today to schedule a private showing of the exquisite homes in the area.

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