Living in San Jose | The UrbanOak Community

Amanda Vang
Amanda Vang
Published on March 22, 2021

Location

UrbanOak is located in the very southernmost part of San Jose, affectionately called the “South Side” by residents. South San Jose is an extremely scenic area framed by rolling hills and home to families who have lived in the area for a long time. The area is popular because it does not have the congested feel of the rest of San Jose and instead has suburban sprawl. This peaceful and family-friendly area used to be covered by orchards, and most residents have lived there for a long while.

South San Jose is home to several neighborhoods – Almaden, Blossom Valley, Santa Teresa, Edenvale, Silver Creek, Evergreen, and Coyote Valley – each with their own unique feel. UrbanOak is located in the Santa Teresa neighborhood.

South San Jose is a breath of fresh air from the busy Central San Jose.

Parks and Amenities

Although it appears mostly quiet and residential, there are plenty of things to do in South San Jose. Groceries and restaurants line the main streets near residential areas, and along Blossom Hill Road there are numerous retail and commercial buildings including the Westfield Oakridge mall with tons of shopping options to satisfy your needs. Additionally, there are dozens of parks in the area, most notably Santa Teresa County Park. The park spans 1,673 acres with 17 miles of unpaved trails for hiking, biking, or equestrian use. There are also picnicking areas and an archery range.

South San Jose is one of the best areas to live in San Jose. Unfortunately the only downside is the commute, but it’s a small price to pay for the beauty and peacefulness of the area!

Exterior of The Urban Oaks Community

The UrbanOak Community

The UrbanOak Community was made for professionals who want the best of both worlds – a peaceful and scenic area AND an easy commute. The community is located just a short distance away from the Santa Teresa VTA Station and Blossom Hill Caltrain Station. If you’re driving, the community is just off of I-101 and CA-85. Numerous private parks and trails dot the area, allowing for early morning exercise, lunchtime picnics, or late night strolls.

Proximity to Tech Companies

Getting to the major tech companies of Silicon Valley is a breeze! Here are a few examples of the driving distance from UrbanOak:

  • Google: 28 minutes
  • Apple: 24 minutes
  • Facebook: 41 minutes
  • Netflix: 15 minutes
  • eBay: 17 minutes
  • Juniper Networks: 25 minutes
  • Yahoo: 26 minutes
  • Linkedin: 25 minutes
  • Cisco Systems: 24 minutes
  • NetApp: 24 minutes

Available Floor Plans

Pulte Homes has created four different floor plans in the community – The Rows, The Towns, The Residences, and The Vistas. Below are video tours of a few of the specific floor plans for single family homes, townhomes, and condos:

Pricing begins at $750,000 and ranges to $1.2 million depending on the plan and options you select. Bedrooms range from 2-4 and bathrooms 2-3.5. Each has a 2 car garage. The open floor plan designs feature great rooms designed to maximize your living space and adapt to the way your family lives. The beautiful and spacious kitchens feature kitchen island designs and multiple layout options, host plenty of seating, storage, and counter space to suit your culinary needs.

Enjoy an innovative, modern house plan, that comes with standard amenities like Smart Home technology to keep you connected and energy-efficient designs to help you go green and lower energy costs. With a range of personalized design options, you can design a home that fits your style. Choose your wall colors, countertops, finishes, and floors to create a house plan that feels like home.

Every plan has access to the private “Western Greenway” park that includes basketball court, two dog parks, picnic tables and barbecues, bike racks, open lawn area, bocce ball court, community garden, kid’s playgrounds and walking trails throughout.

For more information or questions on specific plans, please reach out! We have a special relationship with the builder and I would be happy to assist you find your dream home.

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