Hacienda Gardens smaller modelThe Hacienda Gardens subdivision in San Jose straddles the Willow Glen and Cambrian districts, and it enjoys the highly regarded Cambrian schools. Homes and lots tend to be a little on the small side, so prices are relatively affordable as Willow Glen or Cambrian neighborhoods go, especially for such a strong school district. As San Jose real estate goes, this is a good value area due to great schools, more modest prices and lots of great amenities in the immediate area.

What are homes like in the Hacienda Gardens neighborhood?

There are around 550 houses in this San Jose subdivision. They were built originally in 1953 and 1954, though some may be newer or rebuilt since then.  Ranch style homes, they were constructed with 3-4 bedrooms and 1 or 2 bathrooms and came with an attached one or two car garage.  The builder used slab foundations and wall heaters, but many home owners have since added forced air heat (and central air conditioning).

Square footage of these houses runs from 1060 SF to 1400 SF in 82% of the homes (I crunched the numbers using county real estate records via the Realist Report), but 78 are larger than this (18%) and one is a hair over 3,000 SF.

Most of the neighborhood has parcels of around 5500 square feet, as a ballpark. I ran the data on this too and found 486 of the 550 or so homes had lot sizes of 6000 SF or less (88% of the homes). But just like with the house sizes, there are a few that are bigger – 64 or 12% are larger than this, and the largest parcels are 1/4 acre or more.

There’s some new construction close to the shopping center too – it was built in very recent years. When I get more info on those homes, I will update this article.

Where is the Hacienda Gardens area?

Hacienda Gardens appx boundariesThis corner of San Jose is entirely in the 95124 zip code, but about one third is north of Foxworthy (and just south of beautiful Doerr Park), which our MLS refers to as the Willow Glen area, and the other two thirds is between Foxworthy and Hillsdale, just west of Meridian Avenue, in the Cambrian area.

Adjacent to this neighborhood is the Hacienda Gardens Shopping Center, which runs between Hillsdale, Meridian, and Foxworthy Avenues. In recent years that shopping center changed hands and has been given a gorgeous facelift, making it a place neighbors will appreciate having in close proximity. It is home to a good-sized Rite Aid store, the long-term tenant Hometown Buffett, and a number of other restaurants offering pizza, Chinese food, and BBQ as well as other shops, institutions, and stores, such as Wells Fargo.

From this location, it is very simple to get to highway 87 via Hillsdale Avenue, to highway 17 via Hillsdale (which turns into Camden and then San Tomas Expressway), and many other commute routes via Meridian or other nearby roads.

How are real estate prices in Hacienda Gardens?

Like the rest of San Jose and Silicon Valley, real estate prices are high in Hacienda Gardens, but for the general area and for Cambrian schools, it’s a good value area.

Over the last 180 days (from May 2016), there have been 9 closed sales in this neighborhood. Most were in the range of $800,000 to $900,000 (specifically, they sold from $790,000 to $930,000).

The “averages” for these 9 sales are as follows:

  • home size: 1,256 SF
  • lot size: 5,173 SF
  • list price: $788,889
  • sale price $851,778

That covers the last 6 months, though, the market is always in flux, so please don’t assume that today you can necessarily buy a 1400 SF home there for $810,000. You might be able to do so, but if the house and yard are in great shape and there are multiple offers, it may get pushed past $900,000. This is a trend we are seeing played out throughout Cambrian and Willow Glen this spring. On the other hand, if it’s a smaller home on a smaller lot in original condition, it may be possible to purchase a house for under $800,000.

Browse Hacienda Gardens homes for sale

Next, please have a look at Hacienda Gardens real estate for sale right now. Interested in learning more about this or other Cambrian or Willow Glen neighborhoods? Please call or email me and we can set up a time to chat and discuss working together to help you to sell or buy a home here or anywhere nearby in Santa Clara County.

Hacienda Gardens Homes for Sale

  1. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,230 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,657 sqft
  2. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,480 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,699 sqft
  3. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,216 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,298 sqft
  4. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,635 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,944 sqft
  5. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,879 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,676 sqft
  6. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,373 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,141 sqft
  7. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,672 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,385 sqft
  8. 3 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,161 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,250 sqft
  9. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,132 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,425 sqft
  10. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,080 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,198 sqft

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(all data current as of 8/18/2017)

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