Sunnyvale Homes for Sale
A scenic Silicon Valley suburb with plenty to offer
Sunnyvale is a suburb of Mountain View and Santa Clara with approximately 150,000 residents. It is the home of some of the most brilliant engineers in the world. While Sunnyvale is a suburb, there are many opportunities for recreation. Around town, there are hundreds of different types of restaurants, including some excellent ethnic cuisine. There are a handful of restaurants offering date night-quality dining at affordable prices.
In the high-tech region of Silicon Valley in California, Sunnyvale is home to the video game industry's birthplace, the former headquarters of Atari, and a fictional computer game company featured in the 1983 film WarGames. The city has a mesmerizing vibe, and once you visit, you won’t forget this location.
The city has a fun nightlife scene. Moreover, its location makes it easy for residents to access nearby cities with more activities. Residents can also enjoy some bars and lounges in the area.
What to Love
- A mix of urban and suburban lifestyles
- Exciting nightlife and restaurants
- Many professional opportunities
People & Lifestyle
In addition to its proximity to Apple and Google, Sunnyvale is home to numerous successful businesses operating within Moffett Business Park and Sunnyvale's recently-constructed Town Center. Companies in this progressive tech community include those in aerospace, biotechnology, communications, manufacturing, and tech. Local employers include Lockheed Missiles & Space Company and Moffett Naval Air Station.
Public services are provided with this city's forward-looking and innovative character. One of Sunnyvale's unique characteristics is its public safety department, which includes all EMTs, firefighters, and police officers under one roof. The lifestyle is smooth and poised like every other Silicon Valley city. Plus, you will find many entrepreneurs and celebrities in the core of the city.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
International restaurants can be found all over Sunnyvale. A number of highly-regarded restaurants serve excellent Japanese, Indian, and Korean cuisine. Raw fish creations from Sawa Sushi are some of the best on either side of the Pacific Ocean, with a master chef preparing a course of delectable sashimi and sushi. Overall, the city brings a treat to your eyes, ears, and tongue.
Murphy Avenue is a charming, tree-lined street that is filled with independent shops, services, and eateries. There is a farmers market on Saturdays, and a nearby mall has everything else you might need.
Things to Do
Outdoor enthusiasts will love Sunnyvale. About 20 parks dot the city, offering picnic areas, playgrounds, off-leash dog areas, and volleyball courts. Golfers in Sunnyvale will have a lovely time at the local course. Kayaking and paddleboarding can also be enjoyed on the Bay, and the Santa Cruz mountains offer stunning hiking trails.
Sunnyvale is divided into neighborhoods, just like other Silicon Valley cities. Generally speaking, neighborhoods look and feel the same.
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