In Silicon Valley, the more suburban area south of San Francisco, house-hunters find a confluence of a mild climate, a strong economy with high-paying jobs, and a tech sector unlike any in the world.
The environment attracts a competitive housing market, where it’s not uncommon for prospective owners to place bids well above listing prices, often for more than $ 100,000 over asking.
We took to Zillow to find the most modest but expensive houses on the market — under 2,000 square feet selling for over $ 1.1 million. They could be all yours, if you’ve got the funds to spare.
The listing describes this 1,130-square-foot cottage in Palo Alto as a “darling home tucked away on a quiet street … close to Stanford campus, Google, [and] Facebook.”
Price: $ 1,999,000
It has two bedrooms and one bath, as well as a kitchen that’s begging for a makeover.
A renovated three-bedroom, two-bath ranch house sits on a corner lot in Mountain View.
Address: 374 Fay Way, Mountain View, CA
Price: $ 1,799,000