Rivermark of Santa Clara: Community Overview

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Real Estate Agent with Re/Max

 

The Rivermark community in Santa Clara has quickly become the hot spot for homebuyers who are looking for stylish, easy to maintain homes that are located in the South Bay: the heart of the Silicon Valley. Housing in Rivermark is divided into six development areas: The Arbors, The Park, The Promenade, The Greens, The Landings, and The Glen. There are plenty of home buying opportunities in the community, including some attractively priced R.E.O. properties.

The 152-acre planned community of Rivermark in Santa Clara was developed in 2002 and was designed to be a city within a city.  The pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods encourage bicycling and walking throughout the community. Retail space, parks, a new elementary school and library, apartments, condominiums, townhouses, and houses were all built into the community plan, allowing the residents and families to enjoy all the benefits of living and working in theSouth Bay without the hassle of their normal commute.

The Village, the community’s center for shopping and dinning, features retail, specialty food shops, an elegant and high-end restaurant, a 150-room hotel and the popular 60,000-square-foot upscale Safeway supermarket.

SCHOOLS:

Santa Clara, CA is served by the Santa Clara Unified School District (SCUSD) and, specifically, the Rivermark community is now home to the newly-built Don Callejon School (K-8). Don Callejon School services those within the boundary of Hope Drive; Montague Expressway; Guadalupe River; and Lafayette Street. That being true, the SCUSD has an open enrollment policy, allowing families to enroll their children in any school within the district. Don CallejonSchool expects to have approximately 700 students (400 in elementary grades and 300 in middle school grades). The school will grow to fill the capacity as the number of students in the area increases.

More than 30 acres of the Rivermark community are devoted to open space and recreation. A trail system connects the community to the Guadalupe River Trail while smaller neighborhood parks provide relaxing, recreational areas to the residents. Public services include a police substation and a nearby fire station.

Contact me about finding your new home in this innovative, people-friendly community in Santa Clara, CA.

 

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