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About the Cambrian Park Neighborhood

You may hear it referred to as Cambrian Park but locals in this popular San Jose neighborhood just call it Cambrian. Whichever you prefer to use, if you’re looking for an affordable home in Silicon Valley, this is one suburb worth touring.

Cambrian Quick Facts

  • Although Cambrian Park officials attempted to incorporate Cambrian Park into a town, it remains a neighborhood, located in West San Jose.

  • The community claims an area of slightly more than ½ mile.

  • Only a portion of Cambrian lies within San Jose City limits. The rest is located in unincorporated Santa Clara County.

Cambrian Park Schools

Your public-school student will attend schools administered by one of three school districts, depending on home address:

School boundaries do change, so check with each district when you settle on that perfect home for sale in Cambrian.

Dining and Shopping in Cambrian Park

Cambrian is so centrally located that dining and shopping options will never be a challenge. You’ll find two shopping centers just over its northwest and northeast borders with Camden, anchored by national outlets such as Lucky supermarket, 24-Hour Fitness, and Home Depot.

Cambrian Park Plaza, an outdoor mall, is in northern Cambrian. It offers specialty shops as well as popular larger retailers, such as BevMo, Dollar Tree, and others. The shopping center has big plans for the future that include additional retail space, townhomes and more.

If you want to get to know your new neighbors, head to Cambrian’s farmers market (year round) on Saturdays, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
The market is so popular, in fact, that you’ll run into folks from surrounding communities as well.

When it’s time to get out into the great outdoors, Cambrian residents have many options. Popular area parks include nearby Houge Park, with its fun play areas for the little ones and tennis and basketball courts for the grownups. The Guadalupe Creek Trail, which runs along Cambrian’s southeastern border, provides an opportunity for hikers to get out and enjoy nature and stay fit. Dog moms and dads will love Butcher Dog Park, one of the most popular dog parks in the Bay Area.

Homes in Cambrian Park

If a ranch-style home is in the cards for you, you’ll have no problem finding one in Cambrian. Most of them date back from the 1950s to the 80s.

If you are shopping for a single-family home, plan on spending at least $1,200,000 and as high as $3.8 million.  All prices stated are estimates “at the time of writing.”

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Looking to Buy or Sell a Home in Cambrian Park?

Whether you are looking to buy or sell a home, working with an experienced, knowledgeable, and qualified real estate agent or broker will make the home buying or selling process easier.  Make sure your agent or broker understands your needs, the market, and has local expertise.

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