The Ranch on Silver Creek is a newer subdivision in the Evergreen area of San Jose with the 95138 zip code (that zip code is shared with part of South San Jose on the valley floor). Mediterranean or contemporary style homes were built there between 2003 and 2006 – which makes them practically “brand new” by Silicon Valley real estate standards! The community is set around a golf course & clubhouse and is nestled in the hills such that there are many different views available from one area to the next without leaving the neighborhood. Many San Jose area home buyers strongly prefer newer homes in newer communities, rather than a remodeled home in an older neighborhood, and this area will certainly fill that requirement. It’s a tidy area with sidewalks which invite a comfortable stroll to discover the sights.

Evergreen The Ranch view of Downtown San Jose

Evergreen The Ranch view of Downtown San Jose

What are homes like at The Ranch?

There are a few hundred homes, so there’s quite a bit of variety there.  Entry level townhomes are nice, but fairly modest, and at the other end of the spectrum there are estate quality properties on large view lots.

Houses range from about 2,000 square feet to more than 4,000 square feet. The tiniest parcels or lots are less than 4,000 SF and are townhomes or town houses, and the largest homes, generally, sit on land sized between 1/3 and 1/2 acre (though most are not so big).

Many houses are 2 stories, but there’s a fair number of single story homes, too. Most properties include an attached 2 car garage.

High ceilings, open floor plans, plenty of windows with lots of natural light are all typical here at the Ranch.

As with most newer construction, these houses are built on slab foundations.

Evergreen the Ranch subdivision 1

Evergreen the Ranch subdivision 1

What does it cost to buy a house at The Ranch?  How’s the real estate market?

Homes in the area are currently selling from over $1.3 million to more than $1.5 million, depending on the home and lot size, the view, the condition of course, and other factors.

The real estate market at The Ranch in Silver Creek is similar to the Evergreen market generally. You can read the Evergreen Real Estate Market Report here.

The Ranch neighborhood was very hard hit during the downturn, and has recovered more slowly than most of the west valley communities. It may be possible to purchase a short sale, foreclosure, or other distressed property at the Ranch while that would be nearly impossible in Cupertino, Saratoga, Los Gatos, or Almaden. While most houses in Silicon Valley are selling for a little more than list price, the odds are good that you can buy one at the Ranch for a little under list price. (That’s less true with the most affordable homes- in that price point, you’ll probably face multiple offers and over bids, as you would in many other areas.)

There is a home owner’s association and a related fee, the cost of which is related to the size of home & lot purchased.

Belows: views looking toward the Evergreen hills from one of the hilltops in The Ranch

 

Evergreen the Ranch panorama of view

Evergreen’s the Ranch on Silver Creek panorama of view

And a little to the right of this photo, the view looks like this:

The Ranch on Silver Creek in the Evergreen area of San Jose: beautiful views

The Ranch on Silver Creek in the Evergreen area of San Jose: beautiful views

Browse real estate listings and homes for sale at The Ranch on Silver Creek

The Ranch on Silver Creek Homes for Sale

Want to learn more? I’ve also got an article on my popehandy.com site for Silicon Valley real estate with additional information on Evergreen:
http://popehandy.com/san-jose-evergreen/

  1. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,046 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,018 sqft
  2. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,255 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,886 sqft
  3. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,554 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,098 sqft
  4. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,058 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,407 sqft
  5. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,945 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,052 sqft
  6. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 888 sq ft
  7. 5 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 6,139 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,068 sqft
  8. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,176 sq ft
    Lot size: 871 sqft
  9. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,682 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,361 sqft
  10. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,360 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,051 sqft
  11. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,764 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,488 sqft
  12. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,327 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,876 sqft
  13. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,106 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,187 sqft
  14. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,155 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,058 sqft
  15. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,450 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,980 sqft
  16. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,582 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,308 sqft
  17. 6 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,343 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,372 sqft
  18. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,817 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,702 sqft
  19. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,393 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,751 sqft
  20. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,348 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,873 sqft

See all Real estate in the Evergreen community.
(all data current as of 3/24/2017)

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