Beautiful New Construction Homes in Los Gatos – Bellaterra: The Towns

Amanda Vang
Amanda Vang
Published on October 29, 2021

Location

Los Gatos is tucked away in the hills just east of the Santa Cruz Mountains off of Highway 17. Though it is a smaller community, there is definitely not any lack of things to do in Los Gatos and it is considered one of the loveliest towns in the South Bay Area. With about 30,000 residents, this exclusive area is a respite from the bigger cities with friendly neighborhoods and tree-lined avenues.

The Bellaterra Community location // Google Maps

Not to be outdone by the plentiful tech companies of its surrounding neighbor cities, Los Gatos is proud to be the headquarters of Netflix. Other tech companies are just a short commute away using the major highways bisecting Los Gatos.

Parks & Amenities

There are many parks and playgrounds to enjoy the outdoors, and the Los Gatos Creek Trail runs just outside the downtown area for five miles both north to the Vasona Park, or south to the Lexington Reservoir. The 150-acre Vasona Park boasts numerous outlets for entertainment including water activities: paddleboating, kayaking, paddleboarding, and canoe rentals during most of the year. Next to Vasona Park is Oak Meadow Park, where you can ride a carousel and a miniature train, or see a real Air Force jet!

The miniature train at Oak Meadow Park. // Source

The downtown area on North Santa Cruz Avenue is full of trendy boutiques, art galleries, restaurants and cafes. The quaint atmosphere and historic architecture makes spending a day window shopping and grabbing a bite to eat a delight. There are many events hosted downtown throughout the year, so by stopping by you might catch a festival!

The Bellaterra Community

The Towns @ Bellaterra // Source

Bellaterra is a planned community in Los Gatos, California of 253 new construction homes with a mixture of townhomes, condos, and single family homes. Shared spaces are scattered around the community where you can take a walk, sit around an outdoor fireplace, or have a meal at the BBQ grill and dining area. Less than 5 minutes from the Netflix headquarters, and right next to major highway Routes 85 and 17, Bellaterra is also a commuter’s dream.

Proximity to Tech Companies

Bellaterra is idea for commutes in the South Bay. Here are the commute times to a few major companies:

  • Google: 17 minutes
  • Apple: 14 minutes
  • Facebook: 27 minutes
  • Netflix: 3 minutes
  • eBay: 7 minutes
  • Juniper Networks: 19 minutes
  • Yahoo: 20 minutes
  • Linkedin: 20 minutes
  • Cisco Systems: 20 minutes
  • NetApp: 13 minutes

School District

Bellaterra is located within the Los Gatos Union School District with the following schools zoned:

Louise Van Meter Elementary School
16445 Los Gatos Blvd, Los Gatos, CA 95032
408.335.2250

Raymond J. Fisher Middle School
19195 Fisher Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95032
408.335.2300

For high school the zoning switches to the Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District:

Los Gatos High School
20 High School Court, Los Gatos, CA 95030
408.354.2730

Available Floor Plans

The Towns are the aptly-named collection of 97 townhomes within Bellaterra, each with 2-3 bedrooms and 2.5-3.5 bathrooms depending on the specific plan. There are three different plans available and we were able to tour the models for each! Check them out below:

Plan 1

Plan 1 features 2 bedrooms and a den, 2.5 bathrooms, 1,626 living square feet, and a side-by-side 2-car garage. With an open floor plan and an outdoor balcony, this plan is elegantly designed to maximize your space. The first floor has the garage and the den area, along with a half bathroom. The second floor has all the main living spaces in an open concept with a galley kitchen leading to the dining area and outdoor balcony. The third floor contains the two bedrooms, both with attached bathrooms and full walk-in closets.

Plan 2

Plan 2 features 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 1,508 living square feet, and a tandem 2-car garage. With an open floor plan living area and two outdoor balconies, this plan is elegantly designed to feel bigger and maximize your space. This is evident in small touches like extra storage under the stairs, a counter-depth refrigerator that blends into the cabinets, and a tucked-away half bathroom for privacy. The top floor primary bedroom has an attached bathroom with a dual-sink setup and walk-in closet. The second bedroom has a regular closet and attached bathroom.


If you’re thinking about buying a new construction home in Los Gatos, or really anywhere in the Bay Area, get in touch with us! We would love to help you out and hook you up. We have relationships with many of the builders in the area and are happy to schedule tours and point out the features you will need, and the extra touches you will love. Give us a call today!

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