If your idea of the perfect weekend includes getting outdoors, whether to commune with nature or participate in something more active, do look at the homes for sale in South San Jose, or Southside, as locals call it.
On the other hand, if you prefer spending your leisure time shopping, watching sporting events and dining out, you should also shop among the homes for sale in South San Jose. Light rail in the area makes it a snap to spend a day in the city.

Southside schools

Several school districts serve the public school students who live in South San Jose. These include:

  • San Jose Unified School District
  • Franklin-McKinley Elementary School District
  • Oak Grove Elementary School District

Williams Elementary School, located in South San Jose’s southern region, in the Silver Crest neighborhood, is the highest ranked elementary school in the community. In fact, it’s one of the highest ranked public elementary schools in the state, performing better than 99.2 percent of all of them. School rankings site SchoolDigger.com ranks Williams Elementary 46th of 5,621 California elementary schools.

Of South San Jose’s middle schools, Bret Harte performs the best – better than 97.2 percent of all middle schools in California. SchoolDigger.com places Bret Harte at 70th of 2,472 California public middle schools.

The highest rated high school in South San Jose is Leland High, located in the southeast section of the community. Ranked better than nearly 97 percent of California’s public high schools, students here boast a better-than 95 percent average score on standardized tests.

You’ll also find a number of private schools scattered throughout South San Jose.

Recreation in South San Jose

With 193 parks and open space areas, South San Jose offers no shortage of ways to get outdoors and remain active. Whether you enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding or just strolling wilderness paths, there’s a park here to accommodate you.
Golfers have lots of choices as well, from Los Lagos Golf Course and Almaden Golf & Country Club to Cinnabar Hills, The Ranch Golf Club, and others.

Bring the plane when you buy a house in South San Jose, the private Reid-Hillview General Aviation Airport is located right here.

Homes in South San Jose

South San Jose offers many communities and some of the more popular include Santa Teresa, Blossom Valley, and Silver Creek Valley.

Prices of homes for sale in South San Jose vary, according to the area and home style. Condos, for instance, can be priced as low as $335,000 in some areas and as much as $900,000 in others.

Single-family homes for sale in South San Jose are priced likewise, with prices starting typically in the $800,000s.
South Side San Jose is located roughly south of Hillsdale Ave. and West Capitol Expressway, and north of Morgan Hill, between Highway 101/Senter Rd. and Camden Ave.

 

$895,000 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$895,000
New
MLS# ML81848874

102 Azucar Ave
San Jose, CA 95111

Property Type: Single Family Home
$1,197,000 - 5Br/3Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$1,197,000
New
MLS# ML81848948

107 Millhaven Pl
San Jose, CA 95111

Property Type: Single Family Home
$985,000 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$985,000
Open House
New
MLS# ML81848961

705 Deboer Ln
San Jose, CA 95111

Property Type: Single Family Home
$919,999 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$919,999
Open House
New
MLS# ML81848996

694 Bold Ct
San Jose, CA 95111

01971924
Property Type: Single Family Home
$1,049,000 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$1,049,000
Open House
New
MLS# ML81849064

2650 Hutchings Dr
San Jose, CA 95111

01424492
Property Type: Single Family Home
$475,000 - 2Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$475,000
New
MLS# ML81848731

3604 Topock Ct
San Jose, CA 95111

Property Type: Condo
$1,378,000 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$1,378,000
Open House
New
MLS# ML81848807

543 Tarter Ct
San Jose, CA 95136

Property Type: Single Family Home
$1,269,000 - 4Br/3Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$1,269,000
New
MLS# ML81848850

4974 Zeppelin Ct
San Jose, CA 95111

Property Type: Single Family Home
$925,000 - 4Br/3Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$925,000
New
MLS# ML81848647

118 Brice Ct
San Jose, CA 95111

Property Type: Single Family Home
$599,999 - 2Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$599,999
New
MLS# ML81848601

537 Shadow Dance Dr.
San Jose, CA 95110

Property Type: Condo
$975,000 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$975,000
Open House
New
MLS# ML81848612

270 Vista Roma Way
San Jose, CA 95136

Property Type: Townhouse
$899,000 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$899,000
New
MLS# ML81848649

314 Llano De Los Robles Ave 4
San Jose, CA 95136

Property Type: Condo
$699,000 - 2Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$699,000
New
MLS# ML81848654

2988 Manuel St 2
San Jose, CA 95136

Property Type: Condo
$1,349,000 - 4Br/3Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$1,349,000
New
MLS# ML81844596

3273 Woodmere Dr
San Jose, CA 95136

Property Type: Single Family Home
$1,250,000 - 6Br/3Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$1,250,000
New
MLS# ML81847235

1317 S Almaden Ave
San Jose, CA 95110

Property Type: Single Family Home
$799,000 - 1Br/1Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$799,000
New
MLS# ML81848582

375 Perrymont Ave
San Jose, CA 95125

Property Type: Single Family Home
$928,900 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$928,900
New
MLS# ML81841201

480 Tower Hill Ave
San Jose, CA 95136

Property Type: Condo
$799,000 - 2Br/1Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$799,000
New
MLS# ML81848285

317 Goodyear St
San Jose, CA 95110

Property Type: Single Family Home