North San Jose is a large area that extends from the Southbay Freeway to the north, to the Heritage Rose Garden to the south, then to Lafayette Street to the west and Oakland Road to the east. School districts which serve North San Jose include Orchard Elementary, San Jose Unified, and Santa Clara Unified. Listing prices range from $500,000 to over $1M.
Perhaps the most obviously unique feature of North San Jose is the central location of the Mineta San Jose International Airport. For residents who regularly travel to visit family overseas, or to conduct international business, the hassle of flying can be turned into a relative convenience by residing in North San Jose. In fact, this airport is known to attract residents from far outside the area, as well, because of the reliability of its flights compared to other airports like San Francisco International.
The Guadalupe River runs through North San Jose, past the Guadalupe River Park and Heritage Rose Garden, next to which is an Historic Orchard. As a result, this community has a lot to offer residents in terms of outdoor recreation and natural beauty. The rose garden features nearly 4,000 plants from almost 5,000 varieties of heritage, featuring both miniature and modern roses, all maintained by over 750 volunteers since 1995. Columbus Park features two lighted softball fields, two sand volleyball courts and two basketball courts, providing convenient practice areas for residents of North Jan Jose.
However, when it comes to living in North San Jose, the present isn’t nearly as important as the future. Why? Because so much is in development for the area — it’s truly an exciting time for North San Jose. In short, the city has a vision for North San Jose, and it plans to advance that vision through the North San Jose Neighborhoods building principles, the Traffic Impact Fee, and the North San Jose Area Development Policy. These policies benefit employers and residents by creating opportunity — business for employers and jobs for residents.