Blue Hills

Blue Hills is the northernmost neighborhood of Saratoga. Its northern tip extends just beyond Prospect Road, its eastern Parker Ranch Court, its western Sea Gulf Way, and its southern Wardell Road. The median real estate price is $1,800,000 in Blue Hills, residences mostly consisting of single-family homes and townhomes with over three bedrooms.

4370911Blue Hills is an easy neighborhood to differentiate from others because in the middle it has two parks — Azule and Kevin Moran — which also sit right to the east of Blue Hills Elementary. Rodeo Creek also runs through the neighborhood. Azule Park features a large loop of paved walking path, to the west of which is a tennis court, and to the east of which is a children’s playground. Kevin Moran Park has the same features, but a much larger green space as well. Other schools surrounding the Blue Hills community include the Christa McAuliffe School, Prospect High School, and Argonaut Elementary.

What is there to do in Blue Hills? Well, there convenient options and very convenient options, depending on how much free time a resident has at the moment. The convenient option is visiting the Fremont Older Open Space Preserve, which is only a few miles to the east of the Blue Hills community. Not only does this preserve offer extensive hiking opportunities, it represents an extremely rich piece of California history. However, in the community itself and immediately surrounding Blue Hills, the nearest entertainment is the Westgate Mall, an enormous intersection of shopping. Just a few of the stores include GameStop, Old Navy, Men’s Wearhouse, Pier 1, Orchard Supply, GNC, See’s Candies, Target, J. Crew, Carter’s, Ross, Nordstrom Rack, Pinkberry and Lenscrafters, in addition to the movie theater at AMC Saratoga.